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Featured Testimonial: MIT Sloan Fellows


When I started to write my own story, I felt horrible because my story was really boring and dull. However, Bryan helped me to find a lot of different things which I did not even realize to mention in the beginning. He also supported me to rethink about my past decision which is connected with what I am and where ... Read More »

Featured Testimonial: HBS (Stanford Waitlist)


Bryan was an excellent adviser, mentor and friend going through the application process. He is a great listener and always heard me out before making any suggestions, but challenged my thoughts and assumptions which made my application more robust. I also felt I could trust Bryan’s advice as he has supported several applicants over time and is transparent about where ... Read More »

Featured Testimonial: Dartmouth Tuck & UNC Kenan Flagler (w/ scholarship)

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I have no idea how to express my gratitude except just saying – Thank you so much! The pain that you took to understand my story, and not just look at me at a ‘client’, but as a ‘student’ with a real personality helped me put my best at TUCK. I had my story, but you gave me the structured ... Read More »

Japan Visit in March


I can’t believe it’s been five years since I’ve visited Japan, where I once lived for seven years and where my educational consulting career began. So I’m really looking forward to visiting next month to meet and celebrate with my current clients and also meet prospective clients for the 2015-2016 application season. I’ll be taking a few appointments during our ... Read More »

Updating MBA Schools w/ Improved Test Scores


Some will and some won’t and some have conditions. Schools That Have Accepted Updated Scores This Year: MIT Kellogg CBS LBS IESE INSEAD Schools That Have Refused Updated Scores UC Berkeley Haas – in the past, they would accept an updated score but only if you agreed to push your application back to the following round UCLA – in the past, they would ... Read More »