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.
Christine (Former Chicago Booth and London Business School Admissions Officer)
Christine has more than 20 years in admissions, the last 16 in MBA admissions. Few consultants have read as many or as diverse a subset of applications! Christine crossed over to admissions consulting to help people tell their story, find what differentiates them, and provide the crucial help unique candidates need to earn acceptances to their dream school.
Chris M. (Columbia Business School)
Chris has many 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.
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.
Court (Harvard Business School)
Court is a Harvard Business School MBA who, for nearly 20 years, has helped prospective students from the U.S., Latin America and Europe shape applications that stand out from the crowd. Trained as a journalist at the University of Texas at Austin, he understands the secrets of good storytelling.
Diane (Harvard Business School)
Diane is a Harvard Business School MBA with extensive experience crafting memorable and compelling applications. With over five years of experience, Diane has contributed to the applications of hundreds of students. She emphasizes the importance of storytelling and consistent signaling to make an application difficult to turn down.
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.
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.
Mark F. (Wharton/Stanford Law)
Mark is a graduate of the Wharton Business School and Stanford Law School. He is a Los Angeles native and has been around great story tellers all his life. Mark prides himself on rapid high-quality work turnarounds, crafting novel insights out of seemingly ordinary backgrounds, and helping others to overachieve.
Santosh (Chicago Booth)
Santosh has served 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.
Zainep found her calling in admissions consulting – she enjoys connecting with driven professionals to understand what motivates them professionally and personally, and helping them articulate that vision to admissions officers at top MBA programs! Zainep has 10+ years of experience across digital marketing at Google, consulting at McKinsey, and running digital marketing/sales teams in the telecom industry.