Candy Lee LaBalle

LaBalle Admissions

Madrid

Spain

Consultant Bio

Nothing makes me happier than when a client calls to tell me ‘We did it! I got in”. Since 2008, I’ve helped hundreds of MBA applicants get into the world’s leading business schools, Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, Columbia, London, INSEAD… As founder of mbaSpain and today, LaBalle Admissions, I’ve established myself as an expert in the MBA admissions consulting industry. I was elected twice to the Board of  AIGAC, the leading organization for graduate admissions consultants. I hosted four MBA conferences in New York City, Boston, London/Paris and Spain, have visited over a dozen top business schools and spoken at MBA events around the world. Today, with LaBalle Admissions, my mission is to offer aspiring MBA students, like you, my expertise and guidance to get you into your dream business school.

Company Information

LaBalle Admissions is a boutique, results-oriented MBA application consulting firm that puts talented professionals like you into the world’s best  business schools. The MBA admissions process is highly competitive and overly complicated. Why do it alone? LaBalle Admissions will guide you step-by-step through the process, save you hours & hours of precious time, and increase your chances of getting accepted into your dream school. Every applicant deserves a personalized, head-and-heart approach. Which is why you’ll get: tailored application that makes you stand out from the thousands of other applicants + the unconditional support to keep you focused and positive throughout the long process. From start to admit, LaBalle Admissions is all-in with you.

Menu of Services and Associated Costs

THE MBA ACTION PLAN (MAP)

Your journey to business school starts here with the MBA Action Plan (MAP). This is the first step for MBA hopefuls who are ready to get started with LaBalle Admissions.

The MAP is an in-depth, one-to-one session designed to create the best, most efficient and direct path to admission. During our strategy session, we’ll review your personal, professional and academic background and identify your goals, challenges and areas where you need help.

In this session, we lay the groundwork for the rest of the application process together.

THE APPLICATION INCUBATOR

The path to an MBA is full of essays, CVs, cover letters, videos, presentations, letters of recommendation, data forms and so much more.

Application Incubator (AI) is your personally tailored, comprehensive application guide to get through all of these requirements and help you get admitted. From the first draft to the final submit, AI is a full-service package for MBA applicants who are motivated to get into one of the world’s best MBA programmes.

ESSAY ACCELERATOR

Have you already written your application essays? Has a friend, MBA alum, manager or someone else given your essays a look… but you really want an MBA expert’s advice?

Then, the Essay Accelerator (EA) essay review and consulting service is for you.

You get an expert’s objective opinion on your application essays and learn how to strategically adapt them to each school’s programme.

CV & RESUME MASTER CLASS

Whether you call it a CV or a resume, it is a critical document for your MBA application, a new job search or a scholarship application.

After the CV & Resume Master Class, you walk away with a powerful marketing tool that presents your profile, experience and potential in a convincing way to your target audience.

INTERVIEW INTENSIVE

Have you been invited to interview? Congratulations! Once that invitation arrives to your inbox, statistics show an increase to over 60% in chances of admission.

Increase your odds even further this MBA Interview Intensive.

Location: Madrid Spain

Phone: +3 461-006-4964

Email: candy@laballe.co

Website: http://laballe.co/

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  • The Key to My Application Success!!
    3 months ago
    Candy proved to be the support system I needed throughout my whole application’s journey. I got a late start into the applications process and a second-year MBA student recommended me to go through the process with Candy, which was truly the best choice I could have made. Since the very first moment, Candy was helpful and on-point, keeping me on track and in time with all the procedures and deadlines. Candy knows all the Business Schools inside out, she knows exactly not only what I needed to show for each school, but also what needed to be done at each point in time. Understanding my own strengths and weaknesses was also an essential part of the process and Candy helped me to see myself through ...
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    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • She Makes You Shine & Keep You Focused
    3 months ago
    I discovered Candy in the middle of the application process. I had already reflected on my essays and even drafted most of them, but I thought I could use some advice. I could tell from our first call that she knows what she talks about. Candy helped me organize my story, provided extremely useful tips of where to develop further and which stories required further back-up with examples, also what info didn't add value (beware of the word count!). I saved time, stayed motivated to continue improving my essays and, last but not least, felt accompanied during the toughest parts of the MBA application journey. I got accepted at my first (and only) choice.
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Value Adding Support
    5 months ago
    Since my very first interview with Candy, she proved to be extremely helpful. Not only did she know what each of the Business Schools focused on and helped me adapt the admission process, but also guided me through the self-reflection process needed to identify my strong and weak points. Her comprehensive service covers all the steps of the process, from CV set-up to interviews. Experienced and with a long success track-record, I think Candy is the best option to succeed in the competitive task of entering your desired Business School.
    Class of 2020 Admit
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  • I Couldn't Have Done It Without Her!!
    5 months ago
    Candy knows really well how to get the most out of you. When I first met her, she completely got me and understood who I was and what I wanted for my MBA. She helped me chose the programs that best fitted me and ensured I highlighted the qualities those universities were looking for. Candy was also very supportive during this though journey, even when the odds were against me. Working with her was the best thing I did to achieve my goals, and I would recommend 100% her services to anyone who wants to apply to an MBA. Thank you very much Candy!
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Huge Expertise That Would Boost Your Chances
    5 months ago
    Candy has been really helpful during the whole the application process. She makes the most out of your personal and professional experiences and knows what is key to have an application that stands out among the rest. Furthermore, she knows by heart the application process of almost any School that you can image and definitely knows how to adapt your story to each University you might want to apply. In short, she is an expert and you will take advantage of it. Apart from her expertise and her unparalleled help, she is an excellent person and someone to count on.
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Straightforward, Expertise & Common Sense
    8 months ago
    I hired her services for the MAP and she clearly stated my odds to be admitted in the MBAs, showed which MBAs made sense for me and most of all; really deepened into my profile to exploit those angles where I could have useful strengths. She then helped me shape and tell my story. I highly recommend her services. She is EXCELLENT, not only as a editor and MBA advisor but also as an honest person you want to hear from. I would surely hire her again!!!
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Amazing Experience - Thanks to Candy, I got accepted in my first choice school!
    9 months ago
    Candy has been extremely helpful and supportive during all the application. She is amazing in helping you through the process of self-reflection and makes your application shine in all possible ways. Moreover, she has great knowledge of all the application process and her insights are of unparalleled value. I am sure that, without her help, I would not have been able to succeed. Thank you so much for all your support!
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Outstanding support, 100% Success Ratio!
    9 months ago
    Candy is an excellent professional and knows well how to do her job. She knows perfectly what each school is looking for and supported me a lot during the application process. Thanks to her help, we managed to build a strong application that was able to tackle my below average GMAT. The result couldn’t have been better since I eventually got admitted at LBS and IESE MBAs with a 100% success ratio. I strongly recommend her services.
    Class of 2021 Admit
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  • Best in Spain!!
    9 months ago
    I only have words of gratitude towards Candy. I am certain Candy is the best consultant in Spain for MBA admissions. She helped me get admitted to the MBA program of Columbia Business School. It is very possible that I could not do it without her help. Candy definitely gave me valuable information to choose which MBA fits better with my career goals. She gave me very helpful feedback and tips to enhance my CV. She oriented me to define my careers goals and identify my strengths. Definitely Candy helped me to add great value to my application. I would strongly recommend Candy to those who want to pursue an MBA at a Top Business School.
    Admit
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  • Candy's Support & Input = An Immediate & Tangible Impact
    9 months ago
    Looking back on the long and tough MBA application process, it is clear to me that Candy played an instrumental role in me getting an offer at my target B-school. Since the very beginning in the MAP session, Candy helped me shape my story, identifying what experiences were meaningful and worth telling. Her help throughout the essay drafting process, providing insightful feedback in each iteration, was invaluable in getting all I needed to say within the word limit. Candy shows real passion in what she does, and goes the extra-mile in helping you succeed in your application. I would totally recommend her.
    Class of 2021 Admit
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