Articles by Veritas Prep

  • 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

  • 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