The Sparrey Consulting Group was founded in 2008 after early research showed that bright young professionals were spending an average of 90 hours completing applications to top-tier MBA programs. Company founder Andrea Sparrey saw an opportunity to save people time, make the process more rewarding, and most importantly, better help people achieve their goals.
After helping applicants gain admission to more than 20 schools, including Stanford, HBS, Wharton, Booth, Kellogg, Sloan, Tuck, Columbia, Stern, Haas, INSEAD, and LBS over the past several years, as well as over $16M in scholarship grants, Sparrey Consulting expanded their services by developing programs to aid rising stars at other points in their career.
With a team of professionals, our firm now works with high-performing professionals at every stage of their careers. Our clients have gone on to launch successful businesses, be named to the Forbes 30-under-30, and become top executives in consulting, banking, technology, and non-profits. Using innovative exercises and quantitative tools, group coaching, and one-on-one sessions, we will help you unlock your full potential to achieve your professional goals.
With a team of seven professionals, Sparrey Consulting Group works with high-performing professionals at every stage of their careers. Our clients have gone on to launch successful businesses, be named to the Forbes 30-under-30, and become top executives in consulting, banking, technology, and non-profits. Using innovative exercises and quantitative tools, group coaching, and one-on-one sessions, we will help you unlock your full potential to achieve your professional goals.
Why work with us?
We want people to view themselves & their careers differently! Our firm works with clients on a one-on-one basis with the goal of building a lasting relationship that challenges you to be at your very best, uncovers best-fit opportunities to develop your strengths, and provides accountability and enthusiasm for the process.
We do this by taking the long-term view towards your success. Grad-school admissions isn’t a finish line for us, which is why we provide the 100 Week Sprint and personalized coaching to help you through school. We also provide ProValues and other analytical tools to make important career decisions, weigh job offers, and even non-career decisions like taking time off and family choices. We’re available as a partner as long as you want us to be!
About Andrea Sparrey, CEO of the Sparrey Consulting Group
Ms. Sparrey obtained an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2003. After 4 years as a consultant with Bain & Company, where she took on increasing case and talent management responsibility, she founded Sparrey Consulting in order to pursue her passion for helping young professionals realize their maximum potential. This ultimately became The Sparrey Consulting Group, Inc., with expanded staffing professionals and programs designed to maximize the experiences of people at every stage of their career.
A natural collaborator, Andrea can often be found on college campuses on both coasts evangelizing the need for candidates to seek professional advice on managing their biggest investments: their careers. Andrea is an engaged leader, having served as co-chair of local alumni groups for both Booth and her undergraduate school, the University of Waterloo, and as a leader in professional organizations. She is Past-President of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) and has co-chaired industry conferences in Spain (2012), Philadelphia (2013) and New York (2014).
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I deeply appreciate the support. I learned a TON about framing, transitions, bringing the read into the story, all that jam, so thank you!
2016 Stanford GSB Admit
I wanted to again thank you for all the guidance during the MBA application process. Your approach to understand my unique differentiators and knowledge of navigating the application process were both critical. In addition to the value-added feedback on the applications, you provided me with the organizational tools that allowed me to keep track of my workplan and various deadlines.
2018 Wharton Admit
The practice session and your feedback helped me feel as prepared as possible. Overall I actually enjoyed the experience which I think was in large part thanks to the confidence that your practice session instilled. Thank you again - I will be recommending your services to friends applying to Wharton in the future!