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Brendan Kramp

Expert Coach

Fortuna Admissions

United States

Consultant Bio

Brendan served as UK Director of Development at INSEAD, in addition to working with several Oxford University colleges on their marketing and fundraising campaigns. Brendan has worked with numerous admissions candidates who have pursued MBAs at US and international schools including Columbia Business School, Stanford GSB, INSEAD, HEC, LBS, IMD and IESE, among others. Brendan brings communications and marketing savvy to admissions coaching, along with deep expertise in the non-profit sector, and international experience from positions in the US, UK and France. Brendan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University, an MFA in writing from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from HEC Paris.

Company Information


Fortuna Admissions possesses unique insider knowledge of how admissions committees work, because we have been the gatekeepers in the admissions offices of top business schools. Our entire team comprises of former business school professionals from top-tier institutions including Wharton, INSEAD, Harvard Business School, Stanford GSB, London Business School, Chicago Booth, NYU Stern, Duke Fuqua, IE Business School, and UC Berkeley Haas.

We have personally reviewed tens of thousands of applications from candidates all over the world. We have also shaped admissions policy, devised the application processes, and had the final say on who got in. We know the inside track – what goes on behind the closed doors of admissions committees, how your candidacy will stand up versus the competition, and how you can best maximize your chances of gaining a coveted place in a top MBA program.

Our experience and passion for coaching gives you a level of MBA admissions insight that you won’t find anywhere else. And with our passion for coaching, we can help you bring out the best in yourself so you truly shine in your application and interviews.

Menu of Services and Associated Costs

Goal development. Candidacy positioning. Interview coaching. Designed to guide you carefully through the entire application process, our MBA packages draw on our team’s industry expertise as former Directors and Associate Directors of Admissions at the world’s best business schools. For the highest impact, we recommend our Comprehensive Package or Premium Package Upgrade services.

One-School Package: $5,550 (Expert coach) $6,389 (director / senior expert coach)
Two-School Package: $7,450 (Expert coach) $8,570 (director / senior expert coach)
Three-School Package: $9,200 (Expert coach) $10,580 (director / senior expert coach)
Four-School Package: $10,800 (Expert coach) $12,420 (director / senior expert coach)
Five-School Package: $12,300 (Expert coach) $14,145 (director / senior expert coach)

You will work with a dedicated Expert Coach throughout the entire process, with input from our resume specialist and a mid-point review of your entire application by another of our Expert Coaches. Our Fortuna Coaches have held senior positions at the world’s best MBA programs and are uniquely qualified to help you maximize your chances of gaining a coveted place in a top business school.

Location: United States



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P&Q Consultant Reviews

  • Knowledgable and dedicated admissions coach!
    6 years ago
    As I was applying to 3 schools simultaneously, Brendan was excellent as helping me to manage my time and keep on track for each deadline. He was a huge help especially during the online interview process for INSEAD, providing critical feedback and techniques that helped me to successfully complete this relatively new aspect of the application. As Brendan went through the application process himself with most of the schools that I was applying to, his first hand knowledge was invaluable in helping me to understand which areas of the application to focus and how to best present my candidate profile. I would definitely recommend Brendan and and the Fortuna team for anyone looking to apply to any of the top 10/20 MBA programs both in ...
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