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Karla Cohen
Harvard Business School former Associate Director

Karla Cohen HBSKarla was until recently part of the MBA Admissions Interview Board at Harvard Business School, having spent over 3 years at the school, initially as the Associate Director of doctoral programs. She was responsible for the oversight and administration of all aspects of the Ph.D. programs offered jointly with the Graduate School of Arts and Science and Harvard Business School.

Prior to HBS, Karla was the global manager of the PhD program at INSEAD. She spent close to five years at the school, in both MBA admissions and marketing roles.

With a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and French from Emory University, Karla is an artist whose work has been exhibited on both sides of the Atlantic.

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I truly felt that Fortuna went above and beyond what was promised; they were generous with their time, their network, their advice, and their experience. I would consider them more than coaches, but friends, and recommend the Fortuna team 100%, wholeheartedly!

Admitted to Stanford GSB with full scholarship, MIT Sloan with $110,000 scholarship, and Wharton with $60,000 scholarship

Still can’t believe it, I got in at INSEAD!  Fortuna’s advice was invaluable in helping me craft my application.  With timely and thorough feedback, I was able to draw upon the right experiences that allowed me to put my best foot forward. I would highly recommend this experience to any prospective applicants.

S.V., Ottawa – Admitted to INSEAD

You have first-hand knowledge of the admissions process (and not in a secondary role as many others) and can leverage that experience.
You are also a fun team to work with. Working for months on your applications can be stressful so this makes a difference.

J.F., Philadelphia – Admitted to Stanford GSB

Working with Fortuna is like having Warren Buffett as your personal financial advisor.

D.B., London – Admitted to HBS

I have been admitted to Stanford! This would never have been possible without your help. Beyond helping me correct the structure of the essays you helped me push my thinking especially on the ‘what matters most to me’ question.

A.B., Paris – Admitted to Stanford GSB

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