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I provide the most intensive, effective MBA interview preparation service in the world. My interview coaching clients get results because I help them figure out what to say (logical content), and how to say it (impressive delivery).

I teach some of the world's top engineers and scientists at The University of Tokyo how to present their ideas on paper and in person.

I am a professional stage actor who has performed with The American Shakespeare Center.
At Stanford, I studied improv theatre with Patricia Ryan Madson, who has taught everyone from college students to Silicon Valley executives from companies like Google how to tell believable stories.

I provide one-hour mock interview sessions with feedback. I also provide extended multi-hour training. We begin with an initial diagnostic mock interview, which helps me determine your strengths and weaknesses. In subsequent sessions, we can work on strategy, answer modeling, and mock interviewing.

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Monday, October 25, 2010


  • What is your ideal post-MBA position and why?
  • What are your (short and/or long-term) goals? (Strategy: practice answering if asked in general about your goals w/o the interviewer specifying short or long-term)
  • Why do you need an MBA? (Strategy: give three reasons, balancing hard and soft skills)
  • Why now? (Strategy: balance external "pull" and internal "push" factors)
Why Now Template

Because I want to achieve [ONE SENTENCE GOAL],
I need to build on skills [A] and [B]
by learning new skills [C] and [D]

Externally, now is a good time for me to capture opportunity [X]
and/or prepare to handle threat [Y]

HINT - emphasize opportunities for Americans, threats for Japanese


-Updated by Vince on 14 March 2012


  • I am a graduate admissions consultant who works with clients worldwide

  • If you want my help preparing for your interview, please email

  • Let me know when you plan to interview and when you want to practice with me

  • I will confirm if I have the capacity to help you

  • My interview service details and fees are here

  • Please note that initial consultations are not offered for interview training