Mint Business of the Month: Ivy Grad Services
Quick Facts about Ashley Lhérisson
Founder & CEO of Ivy Grad Services
Hometown: Albany, NY
School: Columbia University & Columbia Law School
Hobbies: Professionally speaking about networking & goal setting, Attending galas & charity events, Listening to good podcasts, Reading books on professional development, Going to fitness classes.
Favorite TV Show: The HBO series Insecure
Favorite Book: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Favorite Quote: “The purpose of a goal is not to get it. The purpose of a goal is who you become in pursuit of it. If you grow in the process of achieving your goal, then that is success.” – Tony Robbins
Ashley Lhérisson is a Litigation Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York. Ashley graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University in 2012 and received her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2017. Before going to law school, Ashley worked for two years as a legal assistant at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
Ashley passed the New York Bar Exam in February 2017, and spent her final semester of law school dedicating over 560 hours to pro bono service, as a Pro Bono Scholar. Ashley also passed the California Bar Exam in July 2017 before beginning her clerkship at the Court of International Trade. While clerking, Ashley joined her judge at the Second, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits, and also worked on trade cases.
In January 2018, Ashley founded Ivy Grad Services LLC, to assist college students and recent graduates interested in applying to and excelling in graduate school. Ashley specializes in JD and MBA admissions consulting. Through Ivy Grad Services, Ashley is able to continue her commitment to mentorship by demystifying the admissions process for students in need of extra guidance and support in meeting their career goals.
Ivy Grad Services LLC is a New York based consulting service on a mission to change the face of one-on-one consulting by providing prospective and current graduate students with guidance and advice through the entire grad school process. Ivy Grad Services is committed to helping students use their unique story to craft a narrative that showcases their strengths, highlights their promise, and convinces admissions officers and employers that their diverse experiences are worth investing in. Ivy Grad Services is full-service and covers everything from the admissions stage, including resume and cover letter review, and essay drafting, to successful job placement and guidance through the certification phase, whether that be passing the Bar Exam or building a professional network. Ivy Grad Services provides invaluable advice, tips, and strategies to help students excel in graduate school and successfully launch their careers.