Shaifali is a graduate of Harvard Business School (HBS) and Princeton University as well as the Founder/CEO of Ivy Groupe. She is an expert in the MBA admissions consulting field, having spent 5+ years with leading MBA admissions consulting firms (EVP, Business Development & Strategy and Senior Consultant) successfully coaching 200+ clients to top-tier MBA programs.Shaifali collaborated with the HBS Admissions Office as VP Admissions of the Women’s Student Association and has insight into the qualities that top-tier MBA programs look for in candidates. Because of her deep knowledge of the MBA application process, Shaifali has been quoted as an expert in U.S. News. She has also been a featured speaker on the QS World MBA Tour and has led webinars on Beat The GMAT and GMAT Club.Shaifali’s rich and multi-faceted career across industries and functions makes her extremely well suited to understand the varied backgrounds of her clients. Before making the transition to education management, Shaifali spent most of her career as a finance professional on Wall Street, where she worked in the investment banking and asset management industries at leading companies such as JPMorgan and Neuberger Berman. She also has experience working in the educational non-profit sector and as an entrepreneur, founding an online media company.Shaifali especially enjoys working closely with clients to craft authentic, compelling strategies for their applications that tie together their unique experiences.