ABOUT YOU

You are a high-achieving individual interested in applying to a top-tier MBA program. You want to leave nothing to chance when it comes to getting accepted into your dream business school. You want high-quality personalized advice directly from experts who have been through the process themselves.

ABOUT US

We are a boutique MBA admissions consultancy. We assist a select group of applicants to achieve their dream of admission by helping craft perfect applications that are authentic to the applicant, compelling to admissions committees, and anything but cookie-cutter. We give our clients confidence by coaching them to develop powerful narratives, mitigate weaknesses, and effectively communicate their strengths.


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NATE

Dartmouth College | Harvard Business School | Harvard Kennedy School | GRE: 99+ Percentile

Military Veterans - Led troops as an officer in the United States Navy. Able to translate military experiences for civilian audiences. Founded an educational nonprofit that helps enlisted veterans attend elite colleges.

Government / Non Traditional Backgrounds - Worked in the White House and Congress. Served as the President of a Non-Profit Organization. Familiar with the public-private sector divide and helping those with a social-impact focus.

Internationals and Joint Degree Candidates - Served as the Joint Degree Admissions representative for HBS and HKS. Familiar with joint degree applications. Lived in Japan and Central America for 2+ years.

Narrative Storytelling - Worked with researchers at Harvard University to tailor the public narrative storytelling techniques of political campaigns in order to craft emotional and compelling MBA essays.


ANNA

Dartmouth College | Harvard Business School | GMAT: 99+ Percentile

Management Consultant - Worked at a top-tier New York City management consulting firm. Able to help traditional candidates develop their authentic brand and stand out from the crowd.

Start-up Experience - Fluent in the trials of an early-stage venture-backed start-up. Adept at telling the story of career switchers in a compelling way.

Women / Minority Perspective - Passionate about getting more women and minorities into the MBA classroom. Able to translate the immigrant experience into personal narrative.

Test Expertise - A master test taker. Can help applicants increase their scores substantially to get to the thresholds needed for top schools.

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LISA

University of California, Berkeley | Harvard Business School | GMAT: 99+ Percentile

High-Growth Tech - Worked at 2 prominent San Francisco tech companies during pre- and post-IPO periods. Able to help candidates from the tech industry relate their individual experiences to MBA programs in a unique and compelling way.

International Experience - Spent 3 years working in Asia and Australia with emerging markets. Can help you articulate the value your international perspective will add to your program of choice.

Career Switchers - Transitioned from technology to sustainable agriculture after graduating from Harvard Business School. Adroit at telling the story of career switchers in a compelling way, particularly for non-traditional industries.

Women / Minority Perspective - Passionate about getting more women and minorities into the MBA classroom. Able to translate the immigrant experience into personal narrative.

Test Expertise - A master test taker. Can help applicants increase their scores substantially to get to the thresholds needed for top schools.


GORICK

Harvard College | Harvard Business School

2+2 – Experience applying to Harvard Business School via 2+2 and via regular admissions. Able to discuss strategies and tradeoffs between both routes and in reapplying.

Investment Bankers – Worked on Wall Street in investment banking. Experience working with applicants with sell-side and/or buy-side backgrounds to stand out from their peers.

Consultants – Worked at a top-tier management consulting firm. Experience helping former and current consultants differentiate themselves and in personal career pathing post-professional services.

Entrepreneurs – Entrepreneurial experience before, during, and after business school. Can speak to telling one’s startup story and on life as an entrepreneur in graduate school. Technology – Extensive experience working with those working in and those with aspirations to enter the technology sector.

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JESS

Cornell University | Harvard Business School

Start-up Bootstrapper - Worked at an early-stage venture-backed education start-up in a series of operational roles. Skilled at translating non-traditional roles and career paths to resonate with admissions teams.

Health Care Investment Banker - Worked on Wall Street in investment banking. Expert both in helping bankers stand out from the crowd and in helping career switchers excel in the investment banking interview process.

Media & Entertainment - Pursued an MBA to switch industries, from tech education to arts and media. Talented at shaping the narrative of a career switcher.

Narrative Craftsman - Experienced writer and editor with an undergraduate degree in literature and language. Expert in storytelling to craft unique and memorable MBA essays.