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A business school application is more than just a great GMAT score.

Get an edge on the MBA admissions process with Kaplan’s Admissions Consulting – a tailored service providing expert guidance on all aspects of your application.

You’ll work with a specialist consultant who has first-hand knowledge of business school admissions and will work with you to produce the most compelling application possible. Your consultant can help you with any or all aspects of your application, from creating winning essays to polishing your interview technique.

How does the consulting service work?

Your consultant helps identify your exact needs and goals, brainstorm ideas, devise a personal strategy, and build an action plan. You’ll work together to position yourself as effectively as possible, so you’ll really stand out over other applicants. The service can be delivered via Skype, phone, and email: location is no barrier to working with a top consultant.

Here is an outline of the process you will go through with admissions consulting:

Step 1: During your first session you will work with your consultant to clarify your MBA needs, career goals, what school(s) you are applying and why. You will also identify your strengths and achievements,  and learn how to write effective application essays, recommendations, and scholarships.
Step 2 :You will write your essay and CV and then your consultant will review  and provide feedback.
Step 3:You will adapt your essay and CV based on your consultants' feedback.
Step 4:Consultant will review and give feedback on your CV and provide feedback a 2nd time.
Step 5:Mock interview and tips.
Step 6:The consultant will review your Scholarship Essays and provide feedback.

Who are Kaplan's MBA Admissions Consultants?

Kaplan's MBA Admissions Consultants are all MBA alumni themselves, who also have specific relevant admissions experience, e.g. many have served on admissions committees of top international business schools. They know what admissions officers look for in a successful applicant and use that knowledge to help you gain acceptance to your target programmes. You’ll receive expert insight into the decision-making process of admissions committees, and learn what makes an outstanding application. 

Your consultant's job is not to write your application for you - but to enhance your original work, and highlight your skills and accomplishments. You'll be taught how to present yourself and attributes in the most persuasive way possible, in order to apply this to your essays and other elements of your application. 

Meet a Kaplan MBA Admissions Consultant

Helen Szyra, Cass Business School London 

Helen Szyra graduated with a BSC from King’s College London and an MBA from Cass Business School London. Her career over the last 20 years has developed from sales to communication training. Working in Japan for four years she provided soft skills training, including Presenting & Negotiating in an International Context to managers in multinational companies such as Sony, Mitsubishi Electric, and Shell. Helen’s training career exposed her to many interesting industries and countries such as the aerospace industry in France and Indonesia. Her role in Japan involved working with LBS to interview and screen their MBA candidates in Asia. At Kaplan, she has been highly successful in helping 100s of MBA candidates in their bids for acceptance into top schools such as Wharton, Columbia, Harvard, London Business School and Insead, including success with those applying for scholarships. Elected Governor at Richmond Adult Community College (RACC) UK from November 2009 to July 2013, Helen places great value on education. Personal passions include horse riding, writing, flamenco dancing and Spanish.




What goes into a business school application?

Each MBA programme may have slightly different requirements, so you should check with the school directly before applying. However, most business schools require the following:

  • Application form

  • CV/Resume

  • Personal statement/Essays

  • GMAT score

  • Undergraduate/Masters transcript(s)

  • Letters of recommendation

  • Interview

  • Financial aid and/or scholarship essays (if applicable)

Choose your MBA Consulting Package Option:

What is included?
MBA Admissions Consulting -
 1 School
Complete expert guidance for 1 business school
(approximately 6 hours of consulting)
$1250   Enrol
MBA Admissions Consulting -
3 Schools
Complete expert guidance for 3 business schools
(approximately 10 hours of consulting)
$1835   Enrol
MBA Admissions Consulting -
5 Schools
Complete expert guidance for 5 business schools
(approximately 15 hours of consulting)
$2715   Enrol

Need GMAT prep as well? 

Our MBA Complete Package combines a live GMAT course ( In person or Live Online) with Private Tutoring and MBA Consulting.

What is included?

MBA Complete - In Person
  • GMAT In Person Course
  • 3 Hours Private Tutoring
  • Math Foundations Self-Paced
  • MBA Consulting for 1 School



MBA Complete - Live Online
  • GMAT Live Online Course
  • 3 Hours Private Tutoring Live Online
  • Math Foundations Self-Paced
  • MBA Consulting for 1 School