Articles by Veritas Prep

  • 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

  • The #1 Avoidable Mistake in MBA Applications

    The #1 Avoidable Mistake in MBA Applications

    by on November 17th, 2014

    As application deadlines loom ever nearer, the cutting realization that you are running out of time to submit can set in. If you find your anxiety level rising, it may be because you have put things off along the way and … Read More

  • Getting Started on Your MBA Application Essays

    Getting Started on Your MBA Application Essays

    by on November 15th, 2014

    You have made the decision to apply to business school and you begin sorting through a virtual pile of applications essay topics. You’ve written essays throughout high school and college, and for some candidates even … Read More

  • Make the Most of B-School: Get out of Your Comfort Zone

    Make the Most of B-School: Get out of Your Comfort Zone

    by on November 10th, 2014

    Over the summer, one of my Veritas Prep clients from last year asked me if I had any advice for him before school started.  This 3-part blog series grew out of that initial off-the-cuff email response and is designed … Read More

  • How to Best Utilize the Re-Applicant Essay

    How to Best Utilize the Re-Applicant Essay

    by on November 9th, 2014

    A year ago you put together what you thought was the perfect application at your dream school and when the smoke cleared things did not quite work out as you expected. So you are back at it again, a year has past since … Read More

  • Probability Basics: The Very Least You Should Know

    Probability Basics: The Very Least You Should Know

    by on November 1st, 2014

    Ah, autumn. The busiest GMAT season of the year as application deadlines fill the air, and that season always coincides with Major League Baseball’s pennant races and playoffs. And whether you are a baseball fan or … Read More

  • Make the Most of Your Business School Experience

    Make the Most of Your Business School Experience

    by on October 24th, 2014

    Over the summer, one of my Veritas Prep clients from last year asked me if I had any advice for him before school started. This blog grew out of that initial off-the-cuff email response and is designed for anyone in any … Read More

  • How to Interpret Unfamiliar Symbols on GMAT Quant Questions

    How to Interpret Unfamiliar Symbols on GMAT Quant Questions

    by on October 16th, 2014

    Succeeding on the GMAT requires a great many things. Firstly, you must be able to decipher and solve complex logic puzzles in mere minutes. Secondly, you must be able to maintain focus for many consecutive hours. The … Read More