• Strategic guidance to help you reach your highest aspirations, because your story is your strategy


We are a Consulting firm specialized in guiding international students through the admissions process of top MBA Programs. Founded in 2011, our results speak for themselves: above 90% candidate approval in schools such as Harvard Business School, Wharton (University of Pennsylvania), London Business School, Duke (Fuqua School of Business), Cornell (Johnson Graduate School of Management), and Kellogg School of Management.

We are different because in our exclusive 360Coaching services we will work with a limited number of clients in the 2016 cycle. Our small size allows for in-depth, tailored coaching. We believe that our work not only serves the purpose of landing a seat at a top school, but also contributes to shaping your life story and drawing future strategies and possibilities.

Win-Win: At TopMBA Coaching, we work with the candidate and up to 20% of our fees are paid only if we can celebrate your approval with you, at one of the top schools you chose to apply to. 


Through the admissions process of schools such as Harvard Business School, University of Michigan, London School of Economics, University of Toronto & Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, we have been in your shoes. We have personally experienced first-hand the complex and exhausting processes required to secure a place in such prestigious programs. But we also know that thriving through the challenge and landing that long-dreamed admissions offer is extremely fulfilling. Studying in world-renowned institutions can truly be a transformative experience.

That is why we work as guides, helping you to design the roadmap of your personal and professional life abroad.

We work together to tell your story in the most authentic and impacting way. You will have access to proprietary materials that will make you think deeply about your experiences, values and motivations – a reflection that is useful for years to come and, most importantly, that will help develop your self-awareness so you can leave your (unique) mark in the world. Yes, we do care about this. We like to think we are helping the future leaders of the world who, having the MBA as a stepping-stone, will change the society – for the better.   

What our clients say

João Guarisse

“TopMBA provides a truly exceptional service. At all times of the application process I felt I was being guided by the best professionals around and am very happy with the outcome!”

João GuarisseHarvard Business School, Class of 2017www.hbs.edu
João Avelino

“TopMBA has consultants that nail the whole process and deep dive into each individual’s story. Their level of excellence is impressive – highly recommended!”

João AvelinoStanford GSB, Class of 2018https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/
Marcelo Prado

“TopMBA’s team helps you convey your story in a specific, detailed and ambitious manner, resulting in a pretty compelling vision of yourself and a competitive application.”

Marcelo PradoHarvard Business School, Class of 2018www.hbs.edu

We specialise in the Brazilian market, that’s why our Portuguese website is much more complete and is always updated with fresh content and insights. Visit us at topmba.com.br for more details, or drop us a note at contato@topmba.com.br.

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