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English and Japanese testimonials from clients I've helped succeed. Read their comments here.


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The services I most typically offer my clients. If you can't find what you are looking for, email me.




MY BLOG

Most recent posts below; Main blog page here.

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  • IESE Events in Tokyo during summer and fall 2017
    Posted by : John Couke

    I was recently informed by a current student of several upcoming events involving the IESE MBA program - a coffee chat, an information session and...

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  • Cambridge Judge MBA Event in Tokyo August 8th 2017
    Posted by : John Couke

    Representatives of the Cambridge Judge MBA program will be hosting an information session in Tokyo on August 8th, 2017. More details as well as the...

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  • Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Japan to Host Information Session in Tokyo
    Posted by : John Couke

    Hello all, I received the information below from a recent graduate of the Chicago Booth MBA program regarding an upcoming information session hosted by the Chicago...

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  • Chicago Booth Insights Event on Corporate Governance in Tokyo July 4th, 2017
    Posted by : John Couke

    The following message below came from a graduating student at the Chicago Booth MBA Program. The event below will be held in Tokyo - more...



ABOUT ME

I was born in Toronto, Canada. I earned a Bachelor of English degree from the University of Toronto. I moved to Japan in 1998, wishing to learn what it's like to live in a different part of the world, and to become a teacher like my mother and father. After two years teaching English I then got 4 years of experience hiring, training and managing instructors.

In 2004 I started my MBA at Hitotsubashi University. I joined a small class of 50 students as we navigated the 2-year program. I became the Academic Rep for my class, helping my classmates make several substantative contributions to the program.

My MBA experience was transformative, and instilled in me the passion to help others have a similar experience. Since graduating in 2006 I have helped hundreds of clients gain acceptance to top graduate schools all over the world, mostly working in the largest testprep/counseling organization in Japan.

Currently I am an independent academic counselor, advising people on choosing programs as well as the process of applying to them. I am particularly passionate about helping clients draft powerful and eye-catching resumes, write clear and detailed essays, and tell memorable stories in interviews as they gain admittance to the best possible programs.

In addition, I counsel on career development and do mock interviews with students in the Hitotsubashi MBA program. I also teach part-time in the best TOEFL speaking school in Japan.


CONTACT ME

Feel free to contact me (email is preferred) with a question, for my intake form, more information about my services, or for any other reason. I look forward to hearing from you!

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I would not be able to find another counselor who spends more time to understand his clients than John.