Michael Cohan founded MBAPrepAdvantage to provide the absolute best MBA admissions consulting services for his clients. At MBAPrepAdvantage, he combines his superb writing skills and high-energy personal approach with an extraordinary ability to understand what truly makes his clients unique. Also, Michael's technology and consulting experience encompassing sales, client relationship partner, project manager, lead and developer roles gives him unique insight into clients with similar backgrounds. Finally, as a current entrepreneur and former executive, Michael applies his considerable functional, industry, and management expertise to his MBA admissions consulting practice.
Michael has been referenced as an expert on MBA Admissions in many leading domestic and international business publications, including The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek ("Applying to B-School? Résumé Perils to Avoid" and "Acing the MBA Application Interview"), Financial Times ("How to choose a programme", "Double acts", and "EMBA basics: Where to start if you want to apply"), and Crain's New York Business. His analysis is also frequently featured in online media, such as MBAPodcaster. Click on the above links
to hear Michael discuss different topics, ranging from selecting business school programs, to mastering MBA resumes and interviews, to optimizing waitlist strategy.
Michael earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Communications from Northwestern University and his Master of Business Administration degree from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Based on the strength of his UCLA Anderson School application, he was selected for a Dean's Fellowship that paid for his first year of business school. Fewer than 10% of those attending the Anderson School receive this award. Michael is also a member of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants.
A gifted teacher, Michael received U.S. Congressional Recognition for his outstanding and invaluable service to the community and has taught business plan writing, stock market analysis, and life skills to high-potential, low-opportunity youths as part of the Academy of Business Leadership Program. He currently serves on the Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Greater Miami Impact Circle Steering Committee and as a Big Brother to Luke.