About Critical Square
Critical Square is a full-service consulting firm that focuses on providing customized support to each applicant. One major element of Critical Square is that they stay up to date with what admissions committees are actually looking for each year. Using this information, they are able to tailor applications to meet the needs of the admissions committees. They also help with school selection and sort schools by how likely it is that an applicant can get in. Services are provided both day and night, allowing applicants to take advantage of them whenever they’re needed.
Critical Square’s main focus is its school packages, which are divided into three levels. The “Tactical Plan” is geared towards applicants who can do most of the work themselves and only need some help refining their applications. The “Strategic Plan” adds time for brainstorming and feedback, while the “Comprehensive Plan” offers full support throughout the entire application process.
They also offer hourly services for clients who know exactly what they need. The average client uses Critical Square’s services for an average of 10 hours total.
In addition to the paid services, Critical Square has free resources such as school overviews, essay tips, and an explanation of what MBA programs are look for in applicants.
Critical Square Cost and Contact Info
The Tactical Plan starts at $975, rising to $2,350 for the Strategic Plan and $4,150 for the Comprehensive Plan. Hourly services start at $295 for one hour, and slowly decrease in price on a per-hour basis as more hours of service are purchased. Critical Square most popular hourly plan is 10 hours, at a price of $2,750.
Critical Square prefers to be contacted through a form on their website at www.criticalsquare.com, but also accept emails sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.