Testimonials from some of Dr. Mauriello's Clients
"Words cannot express how crucial Susan was in my application process. From an MCAT retake to helping me through my primary/secondary essays and interviews, I would not be where I am without her. Something that stuck out to me about Susan was that she prioritized me as a person and made efforts to connect with me beyond my application. This is truly a grueling process, and Susan would always check-in to see how I was doing and remain optimistic. To elaborate, many essays contain personal information, and some of mine were rooted in a devastating experience. Upon the first read, Susan would first ask if I was okay and then provide positive words of encouragement. Afterwards, she would always take an objective approach to my essays, offering the best balance of empathy and constructive criticism. I felt that she cared about my well-being and wanted me to succeed. After 5 interviews, I am happy to say I was accepted and will be moving out at the end of July! I have not hesitated to refer many of my friends to her because I believe she is the best at what she does. Thank you Susan, I could not have done it without you."
"I wanted to share some good news with you. I GOT IN!! I got the call from (name of medical school) a couple days ago. I am beyond words. I know that this has been in no small part due to your coaching. Your care and investment in my dreams is the reason why I chose to go with you over other consultants. You gave me so many tips and it made me feel calm and prepared and I think that it really made the difference. As you know this is my first choice so I could not be happier. I want to thank you and let you know that I will be recommending your services to anyone who asks. You are a wonderful person and I know you will continue helping others like me achieve their dreams."
“I matched at one of my top choice programs! Thank you for helping me shine through my applications and interviews! I was well-prepared for any question I was asked during interview season, and multiple interviewers mentioned how much they liked my personal statement.”
"Thank you so much for all your help throughout this whole process. In addition to actual application content, it was extremely valuable to have advice on strategy, communications, and overall timelines. I think you were easy to work with and really helped reduce overall stress/anxiety throughout the process."
"Working with Dr. Mauriello and PreHealth Advising was one of the best decisions I made in my dental application journey. She helped me express my thoughts beautifully in my personal statement and in every other section of my application. Her expertise was also crucial in preparing me for interviews and helping me choose activities and DAT study strategies to make me a stronger applicant long before the cycle even began. Applying to dental school can be daunting, especially because resources for pre-dental students are not always abundant. It was extremely comforting to know Dr. Mauriello had the experience and expertise to answer even my toughest questions. I was ultimately accepted to my dream school and I could not have done it without her. I highly recommend her services to anyone wanting to make their application truly shine!"
"As we begin the exciting journey where all roads lead to [vet school] it is a time for me to reflect on the last year. You were an integral part of this admissions process and provided valuable guidance at every turn. I wanted to say thank you for your time, attention, and mostly patience as we traversed the daunting vet school application process. You provided a calm influence and were a source of sound advice. We were truly blessed to have your assistance."
"It has been an incredible experience for me to go through the medical school application cycle. I know for certain that a big part of my success in this cycle comes from your dedicated support and help. I am very grateful to meet an amazing advisor like you!! Future pre-meds will be very lucky to have you along their journey."
"I got accepted into [name of school]!!!! It is my first choice and definitely a dream come true. I am so excited!! Thank you so much for all the mock interviews, all the advice and support!! I wouldn't have achieved this without you."
"Dr. Mauriello banished my worries about the post-baccalaureate premedical application process. She used her considerable expertise and warm interpersonal style to guide me through writing the application and preparing for interviews. Before working with Susan, I wasn't feeling confident about my application. However, with her support, I got into three of the top post-bac programs in the country and will be attending my number one choice this summer. I highly recommend working with Susan on your post-bac program choice, your application, and/or your interview preparation."
"I would like to take this opportunity to again voice gratitude for your tremendous support and assistance through the grueling dental school application process. My son was a very strong candidate but with so many qualified competitors for so few spots and the sheer complexity of the applications, the process is quite daunting and stressful. Your informed counsel and quick responses were enormously supportive to a successful outcome. He got multiple offers and turned down several invitations to interview. I feel quite certain I speak for him as well in saying your help was a huge boost to the results as well as very helpful reducing stress and increasing his confidence. Thank you!"
"More importantly, THANK YOU for the large amount of time that you took in getting me to this point - I know I could not have done it without you!! I truly appreciate everything, including your patience and diligence throughout the process! It has been a great and easy experience throughout it all. I'm looking forward to this next step!"
"Susan I truly cannot thank you enough for all the help you have given me. You went above and beyond your duties—not only were your mock interviews incredibly insightful, but your edits to my update letters and constant guidance throughout this process were pivotal to my success. Moreover, your positive outlook and kind demeanor throughout everything was a major confidence booster and stress reliever!"
"Thank you so much for your help over the past year, Dr. Mauriello. I can confidently say that your advising made a significant difference during my application cycle. Last year, I only obtained one medical school interview; this year, I had six! Your comments and suggestions on my secondary applications were essential, improving my writing content while preserving my voice and style. You also helped me immensely with interview preparation. My answers to common interview questions were much more refined after our mock interview, and I went on to ace my first interview (at the program to which I was accepted!) a few days later. I genuinely appreciate all the time and effort you put into making me a better applicant. I know that I will recommend you without any hesitation to friends and family who are planning on applying to health graduate programs in the coming years.”
"I just got a phone call from (name of medical school) last night. I'm in! I will 100% be attending and am really looking forward to moving there in July. I definitely feel that our mock interview prep was a huge aid and I'm grateful to have had the opportunity to work with you."
"Thank you so much for all your help the last couple months, and for the interview prep we did. The growth I experienced with you as a candidate and as a person was significant. You are an integral part of this acceptance."
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Dr. Mauriello is a graduate of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Prior to medical school, Dr. Mauriello had over a decade of business experience, including seven years as owner of a college admissions firm.
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