Zachary White, Fortuna Admissions

Zachary White

MBA Coach

Fortuna Admissions


United States

Consultant Bio

With seven years of experience in admissions and another 10 in executive search, Zach has spent his entire career supporting people through transitional life moments both educational and professional. He served as an Assistant Director of Admission at Yale SOM, where he travelled domestically and internationally to recruit traditional MBA candidates. He also played a lead role in launching the school’s Global Pre-MBA Leadership Program, which aims to expand interest in graduate management education among traditionally underrepresented groups.

As a Senior Search Consultant and Director of Communications at one of the nation’s leading search firms in the US education space, Zach has helped countless candidates improve their resumes, interview skills, personal statements, and overall application strategy, while coaching search committees on the evaluation of top talent. He also sharpened honed his writing and editing skills as the company’s Director of Communications and research. Zach earned an A.B. in philosophy from The University of Chicago and holds a master’s degree in architecture history and theory from the Yale University School of Architecture.

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: $4,950 (CSP) / add $1,400 (PSP)
Two-School Package: $6,750 (CSP) / add $1,800 (PSP)
Three-School Package: $8,250 (CSP) / add $2,200 (PSP)
Four-School Package: $9,750 (CSP) / add $2,600 (PSP)
Five-School Package: $11,250 (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: Massachusetts, United States



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P&Q Consultant Reviews

  • Zach Exceed Expectations
    1 week ago
    Zach is a fantastic Admissions Consultant. The first thing that struck me about Zach are his strong listening and teamwork skills. Zach listens, considers, contemplates, and raises questions. These skills, coupled with his design and philosophy experience, allows him to bring thoughtful, creative ideas to the table. Zach was invaluable in helping me with tasks both big and small, from refining my story and future goals to word edits and a more effective resume format. His broad experience across many domains really shined through here. Finally, when I had questions about a specific school, Zach went above and beyond to solicit information (and time) from other consultants at Fortuna. In summary: Zach really cares... and that's important. I give Zach my highest recommendation and am ...
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