Brittany Maschal Fortuna

Brittany Maschal

Expert Coach

Fortuna Admissions

United States

Consultant Bio

Brittany’s admissions career includes a roster of some of the most prestigious graduate schools, including Wharton, Princeton University and the Johns Hopkins University. She has a unique coaching style that reflects her deep experience and expertise in the field of higher education and insight into the workings of admissions committees.

Brittany holds an MSED in Education, Culture, and Society from the University of Pennsylvania and an EdD in Higher Education from the George Washington University. She works full-time as an admissions coach and has been part of the Fortuna team from the outset.

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

Fortuna Admissions offers two packages:  Comprehensive School Packages (CSP) & Premium School Packages (PSP).

The Comprehensive and Premium School Package services both include:

Goal Development
Target School List
Application Strategy
School Interaction Strategy
Recommender Strategy
Essay Editing
Resume Review
Biodata/Application Forms Review
Interview Coaching
Decision Management

Comprehensive School Package (CSP): You will work with a dedicated expert coach throughout the entire process, from goal development right through to interview coaching and decision management, with input from our resume specialists and a mid-point review of your entire application by one of our former admissions directors. 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 MBA program.

Premium School Package (PSP): In addition to working with an expert coach, the Premium School Package includes tailored guidance by one of our former admissions directors at critical stages of the application process.

Special Package Rates:

One-School Package: $4,9250 (CSP) / add $1,400 (PSP)
Two-School Package: $6,425 (CSP) / add $1,800 (PSP)
Three-School Package: $7,775 (CSP) / add $2,200 (PSP)
Four-School Package: $9,125 (CSP) / add $2,600 (PSP)
Five-School Package: $10,475 (CSP) / add $3,000 (PSP)

Other Services: We also offer other “á la carte” options such as: Early Stage MBA Planning, MBA Resume Review, Admissions Directors’ Evaluation, MBA Interview Prep, MBA Waitlist Strategy, Rejected MBA Application Strategy, and Hourly Consulting.

Please visit our website for more information and pricing.

Location: United States

Email: info@fortunaadmissions.com

Website: http://www.fortunaadmissions.com

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  • Superb Experience! Fortuna/Brittany is second to none.
    1 year ago
    I made the mistake of not using Fortuna the first time I applied to business school (and believe me, it was a mistake - I did not get any acceptances). If you're applying to business school, don't make this mistake as I did. When I decided to reapply, I was weary of using another firm given the experience I had. However, Judith proved right away how her and her firm would be extremely valuable. Even before I signed on, Judith spent significant time and effort discussing with me the ins and outs of the application process and my background. When I signed on with Fortuna my day-to-day work was with Brittany. At first I was concerned because Judith had known my whole background and we ...
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    Class of 2020,
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  • Nothing Short of Amazing
    2 years ago
    The business school application process is daunting. You’re tasked with distilling who you are as a person, what your interests and career aspirations are, and how an MBA at your target schools lines up with all of it. Deciphering these key aspects are vital to your application strategy, and, in Brittany, I found an advocate for me who made sure to go the extra mile not only to understand who I was and why I wanted an MBA, but also, more importantly, use that understanding to ensure my application communicated all these things I needed the admission committee to know about my candidacy. Throughout all of it, Brittany made sure to ask the tough questions and left no stone unturned; this ranged anywhere from pushing ...
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    Class of 2019,
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  • Exactly what I needed
    2 years ago
    Business school applications can be daunting, competitive, and it's not uncommon to hear about well-qualified applicants get rejected. I chose to work with Brittany (Fortuna) to make sure I didn't make any "silly mistakes" and let that be the cause of rejection. I worked with Brittany one-on-one throughout the course of the application process. She took the time to know my professional background,and my relevant personal stories to help me think through how to best express myself in my application. Interestingly, I probably spent more time on my application because I worked with Brittany, than I would've otherwise if I'd done it myself. She made me reflect hard on my past experiences and gave me candid feedback on how I was coming across in my ...
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    Class of 2017,
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  • Stand out from the crowd!
    2 years ago
    Working with Britanny during my admissions process was without a doubt the major KEY to success in being admitted at my school of choice – INSEAD. Her knowledge and experience were truly invaluable when it came to squeezing all the important “juice” of my personal and professional story in a way that significantly enhanced my essays and made me stand out from the crowd. She was 100% committed to me and my goals every step of the way, and that gives you the confidence boost and support that are crucial to succeed in this stage of your career. Without her, I would definitely not be where I am right now, studying at INSEAD!!
    - xlingen@gmail.com
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  • Excellent!
    2 years ago
    I worked with Brittany on my applications to three schools and found her to be a real asset throughout the entire process. I applied as a R1 candidate but began working with Brittany in January 2015. With this length of time, Brittany was able to help me with my school selection, by analyzing my profile and checking these against my target schools, as well as with the articulation of my goals and post-MBA career aspirations. I found this to be incredibly helpful, framing my entire application and allowing me to develop focused applications that were relevant to each of the schools I was applying to. Throughout the essay-writing process I found Brittany to be incredibly accessible and supportive. Her feedback was prompt, generous and insightful; ...
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    Class of 2018, Admit
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