Hourly Admissions Consulting Services

With our hourly coaching services, you can receive consulting help in any area of your application. You control the number of hours and area(s) of focus!

For example, you could request hourly assistance with:

  • School selection;
  • Helping you choose the best content for your resume;
  • Discussing the best stories for your essays;
  • Choosing and supporting your recommenders; or
  • Help with your application forms.

MBA Prep School is proud to have been recognized by Poets & Quants as one of the top MBA admissions consulting firms in 2023!

Example Hourly Engagements

These are some examples of hourly engagements that past clients have benefitted from:

MBA Application Strategy (3 Hours*)

Do you know what admissions officers are looking for and which of your strengths and stories will set you apart from other applicants? Work with one of our MBA admissions experts to identify the themes, topics, and stories that will enable you to stand out among the best MBA applicants in the world. You’ll have an application strategy and building blocks that will enable you to create successful applications.

Essay Strategy and Storytelling (7 Hours*)

You and your coach will work together to identify key themes and big-picture messages for the application essays. Your coach will then help you to create essays that capture your voice, tell your story, and represent an authentic, impressive picture of you. This hourly package is designed to cover brainstorming, outlining, and editorial notes on a couple of drafts of the essays for a single application.

Comprehensive Help for One Complete Application (15 Hours*)

Your MBA Prep School consultant will work with you throughout your MBA admissions campaign from start to finish. He or she will guide you through an intensive process that will enable you to create a written application that will impress admissions officers at the top business schools.

  • Application Strategy: 3 hours
  • Resume Coaching (2 Drafts): 2 hours
  • Essay Strategy & Storytelling (Outline and 2 Drafts): 7 hours
  • Application Form Editing (2 Drafts): 1.5 hours
  • Recommendation Letter Guidance: 1.5 hours

*Please Note: The hours shown for each package above are estimates only. The actual number of hours will depend on several variables, therefore, additional hours may be needed to complete your engagement. Our fixed-fee, comprehensive school packages are a better alternative for applicants who need extensive support.

Your Investment: Hourly Packages

Work with one of our firm’s experienced consultants on an hourly basis focusing on your application strategy, overall messaging/positioning, essay story selection, and other strategic elements of your application.

Package Price (USD)
▶ Purchase 3 Hours $1,125
▶ Purchase 5 Hours $1,875
▶ Purchase 10 Hours $3,500
▶ Purchase 15 Hours $4,875
▶ Purchase 20 Hours $6,500

Please only purchase the hours you need. We cannot refund unused or expired hours.

Take the Next Step!

If you’re ready to engage with one of our MBA admissions experts on an hourly basis, please click the button below, answer a couple of questions, and we’ll get you matched ASAP!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a minimum number of hours?

Your initial hourly purchase must be for at least three (3) hours. After your initial purchase, you can add additional hours in increments of one (1) hour or more.

What if I need more time?

You and your consultant can discuss the right number of hours to meet your needs beyond your initial hourly package purchase. You can always add funds to your account as needed. You’ll receive a link to an online timesheet so you are always up-to-date on how you’ve spent your time and the time remaining.

Do my hours expire?

Your hours must be used within the time limits shown on our Terms & Conditions, otherwise, they will expire. Please note that expired hours are not refundable.

Would I be better off investing in a fixed-fee school package?

Our comprehensive school packages are ideal for clients who know they would benefit from start-to-finish assistance with every element of their application package. There is no need to watch the clock or manage an hourly budget. Learn more about our school packages here.