Articles by Veritas Prep

  • Calculating Perfect Squares on the GMAT

    Calculating Perfect Squares on the GMAT

    by on January 26th, 2015

    The GMAT is an exam that evaluates how you think. The test is designed to measure your reasoning skills and gauge how successful you will be in business school. This means that the test is not simply trying to ascertain … Read More

  • What to Consider When Selecting Your Target B-Schools

    What to Consider When Selecting Your Target B-Schools

    by on January 23rd, 2015

    Location, location, location! We are not talking about beachfront property here. We are talking about the location of your target business school and why it should matter to you. What may seem as an innocuous aspect of a … Read More

  • How to Takes Notes on GMAT Verbal Problems

    How to Takes Notes on GMAT Verbal Problems

    by on January 22nd, 2015

    In the third part of this series, Veritas Prep GMAT instructor, David Newland explains how you should approach note-taking during the verbal section of the GMAT. Although you will likely take fewer notes during the … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Stick With Your Study Plan

    3 Tips to Stick With Your Study Plan

    by on January 14th, 2015

    If you are  reading this and your New Year’s Resolution is still intact, you’re probably in the majority. But within the next few weeks that will change … Early in January, the gyms, yoga studios, pools, and … Read More

  • Everything You Need to Know About GMAT Testing Accommodations

    Everything You Need to Know About GMAT Testing Accommodations

    by on January 6th, 2015

    Several of our students have asked about the process of requesting testing accommodations for the GMAT, so we thought it would be helpful to organize the relevant information in one place. Who is eligible for testing … Read More

  • How to Take Notes on GMAT Quantitative Problems

    How to Take Notes on GMAT Quantitative Problems

    by on December 28th, 2014

    David Newland, one of Veritas Prep’s expert GMAT instructors, explains how you should approach note-taking during the quantitative section of the GMAT. Learn how to rephrase parts of the question to make it … Read More

  • The How and Why of Note-Taking on the GMAT

    The How and Why of Note-Taking on the GMAT

    by on December 20th, 2014

    Watch as BTG expert and Veritas Prep GMAT instructor, David Newland, explains what notes you should be taking and what you shouldn’t bother writing down when solving complex GMAT questions. David teaches many live … Read More

  • Make Your MBA Applications More Interesting

    Make Your MBA Applications More Interesting

    by on December 15th, 2014

    This post is about how to make your essays for admission to graduate school in business more interesting. Oh wait, that opener didn’t catch your attention? Well that is exactly what admissions officers think when they … Read More

  • 7 Items Your Recommenders Must Have

    7 Items Your Recommenders Must Have

    by on December 13th, 2014

    A lot of time and effort for candidates is spent on areas like the GMAT, essays, and the resume. However, an equally important component of the MBA application is consistently overlooked. Business school recommendations … Read More

  • Parallel Structure on GMAT Sentence Correction Questions

    Parallel Structure on GMAT Sentence Correction Questions

    by on December 12th, 2014

    The holiday season is upon us in North America. While Thanksgiving and Christmas are independently two of the biggest holidays of the year, the fact that they always come together and are so habitually linked makes me … Read More

  • CR Inference: Deciding Between Two Answer Choices

    CR Inference: Deciding Between Two Answer Choices

    by on December 4th, 2014

    In life, you are often given binary choices. This is true even if the word binary isn’t something you recognize right away. Binary comes from the Latin “bini,” which means two together, and is used to regroup … Read More

  • How Will You Pay for Your MBA?

    How Will You Pay for Your MBA?

    by on December 1st, 2014

    Business school is one of the most lucrative of all graduate degrees in its potential and proven history for embellishing salary. It is not just in dollars and cents, either, but manifests itself in sheer employment … Read More

  • Thinking Inside the Box on Challenging GMAT Questions

    Thinking Inside the Box on Challenging GMAT Questions

    by on November 26th, 2014

    When dealing with questions that ask us to compartmentalize information, there are two major sorting methods that we can use on the GMAT. The first, and perhaps more familiar concept, is the Venn diagram. This … Read More

  • 1 Easy Way to Solve Difficult GMAT Questions

    1 Easy Way to Solve Difficult GMAT Questions

    by on November 18th, 2014

    If you have ever built a puzzle, you probably know that you can’t expect to start at a certain point and build the entire puzzle without moving around. You may find two or three pieces that fit together, but then you … Read More