Recent Posts

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 »

Featured Testimonial: Duke Fuqua & Yale SOM + scholarship

When I started the application process, I felt I had a good understanding of what I needed to say and how to say it. But as the process continued I found that getting “my story” across was much harder than expected. Then I stumbled across a GMATClub post about Bryan and how personable he was and how great he was ... Read More »

Recent Client Feedback

From some really nice emails I’ve received recently… A few spaces have opened up for Round Two and beyond. If you’re interested in working with me, do get in touch to arrange a free trial consultation. ——————– I’d like to thank you for being such a wonderful partner in my journey. Having you on my side made it a much ... Read More »

INSEAD Deadlines & Essays (2015-2016)

(Please see here for my suggested INSEAD workflow) DEADLINES ESSAYS Job Related Essays 1. Briefly summarise your current (or most recent) job, including the nature of work, major responsibilities, and where relevant, employees under your supervision, size of budget,clients/products and results achieved. What would be your next step in terms of position if you were to remain in the same company? (350 ... Read More »