Erik Hom

MBA Admissions Consultant

Stratus Admissions Counseling


United States

Consultant Bio

Erik earned his BS in Industrial Administration and his BA in French.

For his first two years after Carnegie Mellon, Erik worked for Citicorp in their North American Investment Banking unit in New York as a Corporate Finance analyst covering transactions in various industries: Entertainment & Hospitality, Transportation, Financial Services, and Oil & Gas. Erik also spent an additional two years before graduate school as a Management Associate for Norwegian Cruise Lines in finance, marketing and on-shore operations.

During his time at Chicago Booth, Erik was selected as a LEAD facilitator for 1st year MBAs, was a member of the Management Consulting club, played on the MBA basketball team, and led Chicago Booth’s participation in the MBA Fuqua Games at Duke University. Erik accepted a summer internship with Accenture’s Strategy Consulting group in Chicago.

After completing his MBA, Erik joined Accenture in their San Francisco office as a Management Consultant where he advised Healthcare, Retail and Financial Service clients with new product development and launch strategies. He later left consulting for the start-up world where he held leadership roles in Business Development, Corporate Development, Strategic Partnerships, and Sales for both pure play digital eCommerce start-ups as well as eCommerce divisions of traditional brick and mortar retailers. Currently, Erik invests in and consults for start-ups in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. He is also a co-owner of multiple Ben & Jerry’s franchises.

Erik remains close to the MBA community, having served as an advisor and coach at the UC Berkeley Business Plan (now Startup) Competition as well as the annual Chicago Booth Leadership Challenge.

Company Information

With Stratus Admissions Counseling, you don’t just work closely with an experienced MBA admissions consultant to optimize every part of your application.

You work with an entire team of specialists who provide extensive feedback throughout the process.

From crafting your essays to conducting mock interviews, this team-based approach ensures you stand out and get accepted into your dream business school.

We’ve successfully worked with applicants on Harvard Business School admissions, Stanford MBA admissions, and Wharton MBA admissions, among others.

Menu of Services and Associated Costs

Comprehensive MBA admissions consulting services with a team of dedicated MBA consultants, primarily from top schools with a minimum of two years admissions experience. The team is made up of a Primary MBA Consultant, Senior Strategist, Secondary Reviewer, Qualified Proofreader, and Account Manager. Comprehensive guidance is offered per school to maximize chances of admission.
Consulting Includes:

School selection
Strategy Building
Profile & Resume Evaluation/Suggestions
Recommender Selection/Coaching
Essay Outlining
Essay Drafting
Essay Feedback
Essay Proofreading
Interview Prep
Scholarship Negotiation and Waitlist Strategy (if needed)

Standard Package

1 School: $5600

2 Schools: $7300

3 Schools: $8900

Feature 4+ School Guarantee*

4 Schools: $10400

5 Schools: $11800

6 Schools: $13100

7 Schools: $14300

School Add-On: $1800

Location: California, United States



Provide a Candid Review

10=Without Hesitation, 1=I would advise against it.

Select "N/A" if you are a career coaching client only.

Select "N/A" if you are a career coaching client only.

The information below is for P&Q verification purposes only. It will not be published. We may email you to verify parts of your review but you will not be added to our email list. Incomplete reviews will not be published.

Please upload a pdf, png, jpg or gif file.

Please provide a valid email address

P&Q Consultant Reviews

This consultant currently has no reviews.