Admissions Experts

Admission Consultant: Tom

Tom has had over ten years of experience helping over 1,000 people from all over the world gain admissions to graduate business school. His admissions experience began when he served on the Admissions Committee for the MBA program for the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. During that time, Tom read over 4000 applications and participated on the admissions decisions for over 7500 candidates. Tom has a very high success rate of getting candidates into premier business schools including Harvard Business School, Standford GSB, Wharton, Columbia, Chicago and many others. His rates of admissions are usually 4-5 times higher than the stated acceptance rates.  His approach to graduate business school admissions comes from a personal marketing perspective where he strives to bring out the best that his clients can achieve. In addition to his admission expertise, Tom is an expert in real estate finance and distressed assets portfolio management. He was recently chosen to be keynote speaker on distressed asset management at a World Bank conference in Ulaanbaarar, Mongolia and also serves as a consultant to many premier financial organizations including Citigroup, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, CB Richard Ellis and the International Finance Corporation. He speaks four languages fluently and holds an MBA from Wharton and a BA from Columbia University.

Admissions Consultant: Cabral

Cabral, a 2003 Wharton MBA graduate himself, has successfully helped students gain admissions in Harvard, Wharton, Virginia, Stanford and various other MBA programs for more than 5 years. He began his admissions experience as a Graduate Assistant in the Wharton MBA Office of Admissions. As a member of the Wharton admissions committee, he reviewed applications, pre-screened potential admits, and served on admissions panels at recruiting events in various cities. In addition, Cabral was the Prospective Student Chairman for Wharton's African American MBA Association (AAMBAA) where he was responsible for essay review & mock interview services designed to increase admission rates and applications of minority students.  He has worked with Manhattan Elite Prep since 2007 helping both international and domestic clients (resume review, essay review, MBA interview preparation, short-listing, information sessions, etc.) and received great feedback on his thorough comments and insightful guidance.

Admissions Consultant: Jacqueline

Jacqueline has been an experienced admissions consultant for over 10 years. A Fulbright scholar, she earned her MBA at the Wharton Business School. She specializes in helping students to identify a standout narrative in the school application process and polish their personal essays is one of her particular strengths. By focusing on what is necessary for her students to excel, she inspires them to surpass their own expectations. Jacqueline has also tutored hundreds of students all over the world in the wide range of entrance exams, from middle school and high school to college and graduate school.

Admissions Consultant: Ryan

Ryan is an experienced Admissions Consultant who has helped over 50 students gain acceptance to schools such as: Yale Law School, Johns Hopkins Medical School, UC Berkeley, Columbia Medical School, and Harvard Law School. He earned his JD at Yale and his MA in Philosophy at Cambridge, and is fluent in Spanish. He currently serves on the alumni admissions committee at Yale. No matter your desired school, Ryan is the choice for you!

Admissions Consultant: Dilpreet

Dilpreet's resume boasts time spent at Morgan Stanley, HSBC, and Lehman Brothers-- to name a few -- all work experiences which, coupled with her high GMAT score, garnered her acceptance into top business programs such as Wharton, Booth, Insead, and London School of Economics (LSE) -- the latter of which she attended for her MBA. At LSE, she was highly involved with the Peer Review Program, bringing further insight to students who were already receiving top training as to how to make themselves look good on paper. Her patience, her commitment, and her highly personalized approach to each student set her apart from any other consultant. We are honored and excited to allow you the chance to work with Dilpreet.