Melanie has 13 years of professional experience spanning strategy and operations for both Fortune 500 and startup companies. Melanie started off her career in the glamorous fashion industry, from where she successfully pivoted into an elite MBA program and a summer internship with McKinsey & Company. She is an expert in how to help yourself stand apart from the pack. Melanie has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS from Cornell University. She additionally has 3 years of experience in admissions consulting for top tier programs in the US and Europe, and is an alumni interviewer both Cornell and Columbia. When not working with Admit Advantage, she enjoys voice acting and painting.