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Goal development. Candidacy positioning. Interview coaching. Designed to guide you carefully through the entire application process, our school packages draw on our team’s expertise as former Directors and Associate Directors of Admissions at the world’s best business schools. For the highest impact, we recommend our Comprehensive Package or Premium Package Upgrade services.
You will work with a dedicated Expert Coach throughout the entire process, with input from our resume specialist and a mid-point review of your entire application by one of our former Admissions Directors. Our Fortuna Coaches have held senior positions at the world’s best MBA programs and are uniquely qualified to help you maximize your chances of gaining a coveted place in a top MBA program.
With the Premium Package Upgrade you get the extensive support of the full Comprehensive Package plus one of our former Admissions Directors will work with you and your Expert Coach on your Application Strategy Development, and will conduct a full review of all your application materials at both first and final draft stages.
Similar in design to our comprehensive school packages, this high-impact package for college juniors and seniors considering 2+2 or Deferred Entry Programs is designed to guide you carefully through the entire application process. You will work with a dedicated Expert Coach who is well versed in the unique criteria and characteristics of deferred entry programs, with input from Fortuna’s resume specialist and a mid-point review of your entire application by one of our former Admissions Directors. We will help shape your narrative from your undergraduate experiences and connect them to the application presentations, using compelling examples that highlight your strengths and plans for how you would leverage the MBA for professional and personal growth. Like all of our packages, our 2+ 2/Deferred Entry is highly personalized and focused on the specifics of your plans in the next 2+ years.
We’ll take you through an in-depth reflection process. Together, we’ll discuss and develop your goals and aspirations, taking into account both your desired MBA experience and your post-MBA plans.
We’ll help you decide which schools best fit your goals and ambitions, and evaluate your chances of admission.
Develop a compelling case for your candidacy for your chosen schools. We’ll work together ensuring you have a clear story to tell, a plan for mitigating any weaknesses, and a timeline for your plan of attack.
Planning a school visit? Corresponding with members of the school’s admissions office? Make sure these interactions reflect well on your candidacy – every single “touch-point” can affect the final decision.
Don’t get torpedoed by weak recommendations. This is a critical step that needs careful planning. Get advice on how to choose your recommenders and prepare them to write an impactful letter on your behalf.
Brainstorm essay approaches. Determine your key messages and best examples. Next, follow an iterative process as you draft your essays. Every step of the way, our support and feedback ensures your essays are unique, compelling and the best they can be.
In just 30 seconds, most Admissions Directors will read your resume and get a strong sense of you and your potential. Make your resume sparkle with critical advice from our resident resume expert.
Every word in your application is important and the application form itself is no exception. We’ll scrutinize every detail to ensure that messaging is consistent and presentation on target.
Our expert team will really put you through your paces. We’ve collectively interviewed thousands of MBA candidates on behalf of admissions committees – we’ll walk you through what to expect, the finer points of managing your interview time, appropriate follow-up and how to address your understandably sweaty palms. Get real-time feedback, become comfortable with your answers and ensure your interaction is natural and confident without being overly rehearsed.