MBA Admission Consultants Who Once Worked On The Inside

By no means is this a complete list, but it gives you a sense of how common it has become for MBA admission officials to become MBA admission consultants. Dozens of business school adcom staffers have made the switch, bringing with them inside knowhow of how admission decisions are made.

Former Adcom Officials Who Now Consult With MBA Applicants

 

 

School ConsultantFirmFormer Admissions Title
HarvardMaxx DuffyMaxx AssociatesAssociate Director (19NA-1976)
HarvardChioma IsiadinsoEXPARTUSAssistant Director (2000-2002)
HarvardMollie WolinEXPARTUSAssistant Director (2000-2004)
HarvardPauline JennettThe MBA ExchangeAssociate Director (2008-2012)
StanfordLisa ParkThe Admission Advisory GroupAssistant Director (1998-2004)
StanfordMaureen PhalenThe Admission Advisory GroupAssistant Director (1999-2002)
StanfordKatharine LewismbaMissionAdmissions Reader (2007-2009)
WhartonJudith HodaraJudithSHodara.comSenior Associate Director (2004-2009)
WhartonKimberly Raynor-SmithThe MBA ExchangeAssociate Director (2001-2004)
WhartonGraham RichmondClear AdmitCounselor

(2001-2002)

WhartonBrett HaberClear AdmitCounselor

(2001-2003)

ChicagoBrad PearsonThe MBA ExchangeAssociate Director (1997-2000)
ColumbiaHeather NicholsonThe MBA ExchangeAssistant Director (1997-2001)
ColumbiaJoanne Garcé-RodríguezThe MBA ExchangeManager, EMBA Program (1998-2002)
ColumbiaJennifer LaRusso-LeungThe MBA ExchangeAssociate Director (2008-2011)
ColumbiaDeena MaerowitzClear AdmitAssociate Director (2004-2005)
DartmouthStacey OylerClear AdmitAssistant Director (2003-2005)
MichiganAparna BamanThe MBA ExchangeAssociate Director (2006-2010)
MichiganJana BlanchetteInside MBA AdmissionsSenior Director (2007-2008)
MichiganNatalie Brinblatt EpsteinAccepted.comDirector, Enrollment Mgt. (1987-1998)
CornellNatalie Brinblatt EpsteinAccepted.comDirector (1998-2005)
UCLAKaren LeeThe MBA ExchangeAssociate Director (2004-2006)

 

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About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.