The team behind MBA Prep School includes leading admissions consultants, experienced MBA essay editors, and seasoned entrepreneurs. Below are links to the profiles of just some of our team:
Tyler Cormney, Co-Founder (Harvard Business School)
Tyler is a graduate of Harvard Business School and an experienced MBA admissions consultant who has helped thousands of MBA applicants get into the schools of their dreams. He is a co-founder of MBA Prep School and the principal author of our courses.
Chris Aitken, Co-Founder (University of New South Wales)
Chris is a co-founder of MBA Prep School, co-author of our courses, co-author of How to Apply for an MBA, the essential guide to earning an acceptance letter from the world’s best business schools, and has helped numerous clients earn acceptances to the world’s top business schools.
Adam (Kellogg; Harvard University)
Adam is particularly well-matched with those who do not necessarily fit the standard MBA mold, including those with non-traditional backgrounds, those applying for joint-degree programs, those coming from or interested in the public/social sector, and those applying at an older than average age. He holds an MBA from Kellogg and an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Brett (Former Wharton Admissions Officer)
Brett has over 15 years experience advising successful MBA applicants. After completing her MBA at Wharton, Brett served on the Wharton Admissions Committee, reading hundreds of applications, interviewing applicants across the globe and gaining an inside perspective into the admissions process at one of the world’s most competitive programs.
Chryssa is experienced in admissions advisory, career coaching, and interview preparation. She has worked with clients to gain admission to highly selective programs including Wharton/Lauder, MIT Sloan, Tuck, and UC Berkeley Haas. She holds an MBA from Wharton and an MBA from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.
Chris M. (Columbia Business School)
Chris has several years of MBA admissions consulting experience under his belt, having helped clients gain acceptance to Stanford, Wharton, Columbia, MIT, Northwestern, Yale, and several other top business schools. He graduated from Columbia Business School and was previously an interviewer for the institution as an alumni Ambassador.
Emily A. (Former Columbia Admissions Liaison, Columbia MBA)
Emily has advised clients from around the world in gaining admission to highly selective MBA programs. Prior to business school, Emily worked for a hedge fund specialized in emerging markets.
Emily P. (MIT Sloan)
Emily is an experienced coach who has enabled clients to gain admission to their target schools by methodically mentoring them through the entire application process. She holds a BA in Economics from Brown University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. Emily has experience across the e-commerce, retail, technology and financial services industries.
Erin (Former Columbia Admissions Officer)
Erin draws on her experience inside the admissions office at a leading MBA program in advising her clients. Erin began her MBA admissions career at Columbia Business School, where she served as a member of the admissions committee for three years.
Esther (Former Booth Admissions Officer, Kellogg MBA)
While at Chicago Booth, Esther also recruited, trained and supervised the school’s alumni interviewers and student evaluators. She also managed its Scholars’ Program which is similar to HBS’ 2+2. A specialist in leadership storytelling, Esther received her MBA from Kellogg.
Faisal (Chicago Booth; former Booth Admissions Office)
Faisal previously worked in the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Admissions Office, assessing and interviewing candidates for admission. Today he specializes in helping non-US based MBA applicants translate their rich global experiences into compelling, MBA-relevant applications. He is a graduate of the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.
Ivan (Former Yale & Wharton Career Services Director)
Ivan is a former higher education administrator, management consultant, and Wharton MBA alumnus. He is a highly sought-after career development coach and MBA Prep School’s resident MBA Career Consultant.
Jeremy (Harvard Business School)
Jeremy is the co-author of The MBA Application Roadmap and an experienced MBA consultant, having assisted hundreds of MBA candidates with successful applications. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Harvard College.
Krista (Harvard Business School)
Krista has helped clients successfully apply to elite schools include Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Berkeley, and Tuck. She holds a B.A. with honors from Williams College and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Lorraine has over a decade of experience advising MBA candidates and has helped countless MBA-bound analysts at the top-tier consulting firms she worked for including Bain & Company. Lorraine is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Lindsey is an experienced writer, editor, and brand strategist who has helped applicants for top academic programs and competitive job positions present themselves in a more articulate, compelling, and distinctive way. She is a graduate of the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Mark P. (Northwestern/Kellogg)
For those coming from or looking to pivot to a career in social impact or entrepreneurship, Mark is the consultant for you. He is a serial entrepreneur, most recently co-founding a venture-backed startup. His career has taken him from the fast-paced world of banking to mission-driven work in education reform as a teacher (via Teach For America), football coach, and consultant to various school districts and college access nonprofits.
Mark F. (Wharton/Stanford)
Mark prides himself on rapid high-quality work turnarounds, crafting novel insights out of seemingly ordinary backgrounds, and helping others to overachieve. He has had careers in technology and finance, and lived in 5 countries.
Michelle has over 5 years of MBA admissions consulting experience and specializes in helping MBA candidates unveil both their professional and interpersonal strengths, as well as in helping candidates identify and articulate their true passions in order to develop powerful, differentiated MBA applications.
Misa (Duke Fuqua)
Misa is a graduate of Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and is passionate about coaching and career development. Misa draws on her range of experiences at top-consulting firms (BCG, The Bridgespan Group) and college admissions and recruiting at The Posse Foundation, a college scholarship organization, where she reviewed hundreds of applications annually and interviewed candidates for scholarships to attend top colleges and universities across the country.
Omair (UC Berkeley/Haas, University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh)
Omair has most recently worked in international development, an unconventional career path for most MBA graduates. He is passionate about helping non-traditional and international MBA applicants to convert their experiences into compelling and relevant MBA applications. He holds an MBA/MPH from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and an MA in economics from the University of Edinburgh.
Russell (Former Duke Admissions Officer)
Russell made the transition to Admissions Consultant after 11+ years at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. His insights into the conversations that take place in Admissions Committee help MBA candidates remove some of the mystery around the MBA application process.
Santosh (Chicago Booth)
Santosh has engaged with over 100 clients from diverse industries and demographic backgrounds. In addition, he served on the Student Admissions Committee while he was an MBA student at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.