Jonathan Masland

Director / Senior Expert Coach

Fortuna Admissions

United States

Net Promoter Score: 10

Consultant Bio

Former Executive Director of Career Services at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Jonathan led the career services office as part of Tuck’s leadership and provided career coaching to MBAs for 14 years including managing investment banking, private equity, technology, health care, energy, and entrepreneurship. He and his career services team collaborated with Tuck admissions by providing the career perspective to evaluate MBA applicants.

Jonathan started his coaching career as a collegiate squash coach at his alma mater Harvard University where he had been co-captain and National Champion, before working as an investment banker and completing the dual degree Wharton MBA and Lauder Institute program. Prior to joining Tuck, Jonathan helped launch a venture-backed fintech business in San Francisco, completed health care M&A transactions as an investment banker, and lived in Mexico where he met his wife and got married.

Today, as well doing admissions coaching, Jonathan has various entrepreneurial interests, and also delivers education programs in India. He continues to live near Dartmouth and enjoys running packs of dogs off-leash on the trails around Dartmouth College.

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: $5,900 (Expert coach) $6,900 (director / senior expert coach)
Two-School Package: $7,900 (Expert coach) $9,200 (director / senior expert coach)
Three-School Package: $9,750 (Expert coach) $11,350 (director / senior expert coach)
Four-School Package: $11,450 (Expert coach) $13,350 (director / senior expert coach)
Five-School Package: $13,000 (Expert coach) $15,200 (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

  • A Truly Incredible Coach
    3 weeks ago
    Jonathan went above and beyond to ensure I put my best foot forward in all aspects of the application and interview process. He made himself available at all hours and highlighted aspects of the process and my candidacy that I would have never thought about. A true pleasure to work with and couldn’t recommend highly enough.
    Class of 2026 Applicant
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  • Best Coach Ever!
    2 months ago
    Jonathan was a game-changer for my MBA apps. Juggling five programs felt overwhelming, but he made it feel doable. We dug into my story, polished my resume, and everything in between. Every app felt like 'me' but better. If you're stepping into the MBA ring, you want Jonathan in your corner.
    Class of 2026 Applicant
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  • Jonathan Was Key To My Admissions Success
    2 months ago
    As a non-traditional applicant, I worried about how I was going to craft a compelling narrative for business school. Jonathan was a one stop shop, providing the tools, advice, and ideas I needed to be successful. Jonathan is great at meeting you where you are at, helping to pull your story out and put it on a page while still maintaining your voice. I highly recommend giving Jonathan the chance to get you into the school of your dreams!
    Class of 2026 Applicant
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  • Jonathan Is Great!
    3 months ago
    Jonathan was a great coach - always available to give pointers, he saved me loads of time getting my application to a final product.
    Class of 2026 Admit
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  • Undoubtedly One Of The Best
    3 months ago
    I decided to work with Fortuna Admissions because I was concerned that while I had strong work experience, it would not compensate for my poor GPA and average GMAT. Jonathon helped me fix issues I did not even realize my application had. My resume, for example, which I thought was adequate, we iterated countless times, and then I realized just how inferior my initial draft was. After working with Jonathon, my essays were notably stronger, but more importantly, the story my entire application told was far more consistent and engaging. Not only did we iterate numerous times, but Jonathon was also incredibly responsive and quick to provide feedback, which was vital as I had tight deadlines. I have little doubt that I would not have ...
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    Class of 2025 Admit
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