Articles by Veritas Prep

  • Correctly Solve Vague GMAT Questions

    Correctly Solve Vague GMAT Questions

    by on October 15th, 2014

    Questions on the GMAT can be described in many different ways. I’ve heard them described as everything from juvenile to vexing, simple to impossible. One term that appears very infrequently as a characteristic of the … Read More

  • When Should I Submit My Finished MBA Application?

    When Should I Submit My Finished MBA Application?

    by on October 11th, 2014

    With deadlines approaching rapidly and everyone’s inbox at work piling up in concert, applicants this time of year from all over the world are beginning to face the reality of whether or not they will finish their … Read More

  • 3 Reasons Why Extracurriculars Are Essential for Your MBA Applications

    3 Reasons Why Extracurriculars Are Essential for Your MBA Applications

    by on October 9th, 2014

    Do I need to re-take my GMAT? Is my GPA high enough? Do I have enough years of work experience? These are just a slew of the questions we receive from MBA applicants every year. One question that is rarely asked and … Read More

  • 95% of Students Find This Quant Question Difficult

    95% of Students Find This Quant Question Difficult

    by on October 8th, 2014

    Today we look at ways to achieve that much desired score of 51 in Quant. Obviously, we don’t need Sheldon Cooper’s smarts to realize that for that revered high score, we must do well on the high level questions but … Read More

  • Deciding Between 2 Remaining Answer Choices on the GMAT

    Deciding Between 2 Remaining Answer Choices on the GMAT

    by on October 1st, 2014

    There is one feeling that hampers momentum and takes all the wind out of your sails on the GMAT. That feeling is the thrill of quickly eliminating three incorrect answer choices on a question, followed by complete … Read More

  • How Many Times Should You Take the GMAT?

    How Many Times Should You Take the GMAT?

    by on September 21st, 2014

    The GMAT is of course one of the most important components of the application process, so it is devastating not to do well on the exam. Often, applicants find their actual performance is below their practice exams, … Read More

  • Free Yourself from Calculator Math

    Free Yourself from Calculator Math

    by on September 17th, 2014

    There are few things more alluring than shortcuts. Oftentimes we are aware of how much work, effort or time is required to accomplish a task, but we naturally gravitate towards something that can accomplish that task … Read More

  • 2014–2015 UCLA Anderson Application Essays and Deadlines

    2014–2015 UCLA Anderson Application Essays and Deadlines

    by on September 16th, 2014

    Today we take a look at UCLA Anderson’s admissions essays and deadlines for the Class of 2017. Last year Anderson was on the vanguard of the effort across MBA programs to reduce essay count, dropping down to just one … Read More

  • 3 Essential GMAT Test Day Strategies

    3 Essential GMAT Test Day Strategies

    by on September 13th, 2014

    The GMAT is an intimidating test. Here are 3 strategies to help you succeed on test day: 1) Check your work and be thorough. Because of the Item Response Theory powered adaptive scoring engine, the GMAT comes with a … Read More

  • How to Understand Your GMAT Practice Test Results and Improve the Next Time

    How to Understand Your GMAT Practice Test Results and Improve the Next Time

    by on September 6th, 2014

    Panic starts to creep in. “How could this have happened? I was doing so well!”, you think. “What do I do wrong?” A bad practice test can happen to anyone. In isolation, it is certainly not the end of the world, … Read More

  • Do THIS Each Time You Miss a Practice Problem

    Do THIS Each Time You Miss a Practice Problem

    by on September 5th, 2014

    “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison, speaking about mistakes. If you study for the GMAT for any appreciable amount of time you’ll make mistakes. And that’s … Read More

  • Average GMAT Scores for the Top 30 MBA Programs

    Average GMAT Scores for the Top 30 MBA Programs

    by on September 3rd, 2014

    There are a number of factors by which you can rank MBA programs: Average starting salary after graduation, acceptance rate, student satisfaction, and academic reputation among peer schools are all measures that … Read More

  • Mimic the Reasoning GMAT Questions

    Mimic the Reasoning GMAT Questions

    by on August 28th, 2014

    The GMAT is known to be a demanding exam. Most students recognize that a lot of preparation is required in order to get the best score possible. Most students undertaking the GMAT are also used to studying for tests and … Read More

  • What Kind of Leadership Will Get You into B-School?

    What Kind of Leadership Will Get You into B-School?

    by on August 25th, 2014

    One of the most stressful moments in an applicant’s trek through the business school due diligence process is when they realize they have done very little engaging with anyone or anything outside of work. Let’s face … Read More