Hi! I’m Brian. I fell into the MBA admissions world over 17 years ago when I earned A 780 on the GMAT (and 99th percentile scores on the GRE and LSAT) and started helping others master those tests. First through test-prep, and later through my coaching work at Career Protocol, I have helped hundreds of clients navigate the roller coaster of admissions, presenting the most inspiring candidacy possible in their MBA applications.
Applying to business school is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get crystal clear about who you are, what you want, and how you aim to get there. Not an easy task!! But an oh-so-rewarding one. That’s what’s kept me in the field for almost two decades. I love building relationships with smart, ambitious people. And I love experiencing this transformative part of their journey with them. I bring all the skills I’ve picked up in my diverse endeavors as a teacher, software developer, acupuncturist, outdoorsman, musician, and father to bear in helping my clients achieve their goals. Let’s do this.
OK you’re smart, so you’ve probably read a lot of these. Here’s how we’re the same as some admissions consultants out there: in our elite school packages, we touch every single part of your application for your target schools as many times as we need to until the finished product inspires both you and us. We bring over a decade of expertise to bear, and we do all of this on a predictable timeline. Much more interesting, though, is what makes Career Protocol different. We’re not really consultants. We’re teachers. Career Protocol is a Professional Development Firm.
We think the MBA application process is a golden opportunity to uplevel your professional profile and executive skillset BEFORE you take the leap into the MBA. So instead of simply editing your essays, we use the MBA application as a training ground for new capabilities that will last you a lifetime.
Menu of Services and Associated Costs
THE AUTHENTIC MBA APPLICATION PACKAGE
Think of the Authentic MBA Application Package (as we call it) as a nearly year-long course in executive-level self-awareness, communication, and relationship building skills tailored to your needs and experiences. We work with you on every aspect of the MBA application not only to maximize your chances of success but also to uplevel your executive skillset in the process. Your Career Protocol Instructor will teach you how to explore your values, tell epic stories, and build genuine relationships with your fellow humans in everything you do (yes, even when you’re just writing an MBA application!) so that you can have the impact you want to have in your career. Imagine how empowered you’ll feel the first day of class knowing that you used the whole year prior to your MBA building key leadership skills with an experienced teacher by your side.
If you want someone to edit your essays, work with friends and family. If you want to transform your ability to stand out for the rest of your career as the bright shiny unicorn* you are, work with us.
*We mean unicorn in the one-of-a-kind-unique sense, not in the instagrammy** rainbow sense.
** We do like instagrammy rainbow unicorns, tho. Especially the cupcake kind.
ONCE YOU GET INTO BUSINESS SCHOOL…
The fun doesn’t stop. We’ve got…
• The Interview Hero Coaching Program
• YOMO: You Only MBA Once (AKA Your Guide to Getting Your Best MBA Internship), and
• How to Be the Smartest Person in the Room (AKA The Consulting Case Interview Hero Program)
These are all affordable group coaching programs to help you target and get the internship and post-MBA job you really want, while – of course – building your professional skillset every step of the way.
Location: Montana, United States