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Sachin W.

Sachin W.

Professional Writer | Helped hundreds of graduate school applicants

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Studied at Stanford University

Sachin's Coaching Offerings

Custom hourly coaching · $299/hour

Get help with School Selection, Application Strategy, and .

Browse Sachin's coaching offerings for MBA and PhD

Sachin's Master's Programs Qualifications

Coaches professionally

50+ people coached for Master's Programs

Open to working with clients outside the U.S.

I turned my own skill with graduate-school applications--including admission to the US's top clinical psychology Master's/PhD program--into a way to help other applicants succeed. I do that by helping them find the right stories to tell and put their best foot forward, using my experience/success not only with applications but with writing fiction, narrative non-fiction, screenplays, and other story-driven work. Story is the best way to show admissions committees the "person behind the profile." That's what I help my clients do.

Sachin can help with:

School Selection

Application Strategy






Waitlist Strategy


Sachin also coaches for MBA and PhD

About Sachin

I've been an admissions consultant for 15+ years, and my clients have gotten in to every top business school globally: Stanford GSB, HBS, Wharton, MIT, Columbia, Booth, Kellogg, Tuck, Haas, INSEAD, LBS, and other programs. I also help applicants to PhD/Master's programs, including for STEM, liberal arts, and specialty programs like Education, Architecture, and Design. Writing and helping others tell their story is my passion. Early on I thought I wanted to become a psychologist, and earned my BA in psychology at Stanford, then a PhD in Clinical Psychology at UCLA. When I realized I wasn't sufficiently passionate about that field, I applied to business positions and got an offer from McKinsey & Company, where I was a consultant with the Chicago Office for nearly three years. My biggest accomplishment there, other than getting the job, was winning the Valentine's Day Poetry Contest with a parody of T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock." That proved prophetic, because when I left consulting I realized writing is what I love most, and launched a career writing for myself and others. I have written novels, short stories, narrative nonfiction, and screenplays, with work published in ESQUIRE, THE RUMPUS, AMAZON DAY ONE, PARENTS, and many others. My screenwriting placed in HBO's Project Greenlight (the contest started by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck) and was nominated for an ABC/Disney Talent Grant. As a writer I'm represented by Folio Literary Management in NYC. My writing clients have included Stanford (GSB and AI Institute), Kellogg, Booth, AT Kearney, Willis Towers Watson, and many other organizations and individuals. I've worked on articles and books published by HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, THE WASHINGTON POST, FORBES, FORTUNE, BUSINESS INSIDER, MCGRAW-HILL, HARPER-COLLINS, JOSSEY-BASS, PALGRAVE, FT PRESS, and many others. Finding and telling stories is what I do best. I work on every element of the application process, and can help you put your best foot forward, powered by the stories only you can tell.


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Stanford University

BA, Psychology

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University of California, Los Angeles

PhD, Clinical Psychology

Sachin was also personally admitted to

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    Brown University

  • University of Pennsylvania Logo

    University of Pennsylvania

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    Chicago Booth

  • Johns Hopkins University Logo

    Johns Hopkins University

  • Cornell University Logo

    Cornell University

  • University of California, Berkeley Logo

    University of California, Berkeley



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Sachin W.

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