Articles by Veritas Prep

  • 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

  • The 2 Most Important Lessons You Will Learn from Mrs. Doubtfire

    The 2 Most Important Lessons You Will Learn from Mrs. Doubtfire

    by on August 20th, 2014

    For those considering higher education this week, Robin Williams’ memory looms large. The lessons he taught in Dead Poets’ Society and Good Will Hunting have made their way around the internet more quickly and in … Read More

  • NYU Stern Admission Deadlines and Essays

    NYU Stern Admission Deadlines and Essays

    by on August 13th, 2014

    NYU Stern has released its MBA application deadlines and essays for the 2014-2015 admissions season. Among top MBA programs, Stern has perhaps made the fewest changes of any school. But, Stern’s famous “Personal … Read More

  • Round 1 vs. Round 2

    Round 1 vs. Round 2

    by on August 12th, 2014

    There is little more debated in the business school application world than whether it is better to apply in round one or round two. Most can agree that the third round is the most challenging, but late night discussions … Read More

  • Instagram Your Way to Sentence Correction Success

    Instagram Your Way to Sentence Correction Success

    by on August 11th, 2014

    As our attention spans get shorter, the GMAT’s verbal section gets harder. Admit it—at some point in the verbal section of your latest practice test, and maybe earlier in that section than you would like to admit, … Read More

  • Take a Study Break with This Challenge Question

    Take a Study Break with This Challenge Question

    by on August 6th, 2014

    In life, it is  important to have a hobby or pastime that you find interesting. Sometimes, when the daily grind of work, school, family, social responsibilities, and preparing for the GMAT just seems like too much to … Read More

  • Could Algebra Be Your Key to Success on the GMAT?

    Could Algebra Be Your Key to Success on the GMAT?

    by on August 4th, 2014

    Today’s article comes courtesy of Veritas Prep GMAT instructor, David Newland. If you want to bring your “A Game” on the Quant section you need to be very comfortable with Algebra. There is one mathematical … Read More

  • Chicago Booth Application Essays and Deadlines

    Chicago Booth Application Essays and Deadlines

    by on August 3rd, 2014

    The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business recently released its admissions essays and deadlines for the Class of 2017. Once again we see a top-ranked MBA program cut back on its number of required essays; … Read More

  • 5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Preparing to Retake the GMAT

    5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Preparing to Retake the GMAT

    by on July 26th, 2014

    If you are taking the GMAT with the intent of applying to a top-tier business school, there is  a relatively fair chance that you’ll end up having/wanting to retake the GMAT. Which may sound horrible, but it’s … Read More

  • Timing Is Everything on the GMAT

    Timing Is Everything on the GMAT

    by on July 18th, 2014

    One common complaint I hear from GMAT students is: “I can get the right answer but it takes me too much time.” Many people preparing for the GMAT feel this way at one point or another during their preparation. While … Read More

  • Tuck Application Essays and Deadlines

    Tuck Application Essays and Deadlines

    by on July 16th, 2014

    Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business recently released its application essays and deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions season. Like so many other top MBA programs these days, Tuck has eliminated an essay, going down … Read More

  • Michigan Ross Application Deadlines and Essays

    Michigan Ross Application Deadlines and Essays

    by on July 14th, 2014

    The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business recently announced its application essays and deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions season. After dropping from four required essays to three last year, the Ross … Read More

  • How Much Time Should You Spend on Quant Questions?

    How Much Time Should You Spend on Quant Questions?

    by on July 10th, 2014

    On the GMAT, you will be asked to answer multiple questions in a relatively short period of time. One of the main difficulties test takers have with the GMAT is that they run out of time before finishing all the … Read More

  • Average Starting Salary vs. GMAT Score

    Average Starting Salary vs. GMAT Score

    by on July 8th, 2014

    It’s not a stretch to say that the more prestigious the business school you attend, the higher your starting post-graduation salary will tend to be. The more prestigious your MBA program is, the more options you will … Read More