Author Archive - VeritasPrep

Whats New at HBS?

By - Jan 13, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

Dean Nitin Nohria has only been at the top spot at Harvard Business School for about a year, but the effects of his projects and initiatives are already starting to be seen. He has declared that his priorities are around five core...

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Understanding How To Follow the Essay Word Limit

By - Dec 28, 17:26 PM   Comments [0]

One of the most common questions we get from applicants is, “How strict are schools about word limits in their admissions essays and personal statements?” While the answer itself is straightforward, we often encourage applicants to stop focusing on the number and...

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Recent Study Suggests MBA Job Prospects May Brighten in 2012

By - Dec 22, 17:06 PM   Comments [0]

Despite a U.S. economy that has been mostly sluggish for more than three years now, there may be reason to believe 2012 will be when the job market finally turns the corner. A new poll of hiring managers by GMAC revealed that...

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Sentence Correction: Avoid Redundancy

By - Dec 15, 12:51 PM   Comments [0]

Do you remember that Tag Team song “Whoomp! (There It Is)” from the early 1990s?  If so, you’ll know what we’re talking about.  One of the funnier-if-you-listen-closely lyrics in world history is this gem from the one-hit-wonder: Tag Team, back again, check...

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Is Columbia Business School a Good Fit For you?

By - Dec 6, 15:31 PM   Comments [0]

Among Veritas Prep admissions consulting clients, Columbia Business School attracts more applications than all but several other schools. It is no surprise, given how many grads Columbia places into high-paying Wall Street jobs every year. Are you thinking about applying to Columbia Business School?...

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Start Your GMAT Prep for Just $25!

By - Nov 17, 18:22 PM   Comments [0]

Veritas Prep is excited to announce the availability of our new GMAT on Demand app for the iPad, the first full GMAT course from an established GMAT prep company that can be completed on any iOS device! There is no shortage of flashcard...

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Don’t Let the Numbers Fool You

By - Nov 3, 16:38 PM   Comments [0]

With some outlets recently reporting that your chances of getting into a top-ranked MBA program have improved since last year, we want to revisit an idea that we wrote about more than a year ago. In a nutshell, whether application numbers are up or down...

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What To Do If You Can’t Get a Recommendation from Your Boss

By - Oct 27, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Business school applications require you to submit at least one letter of recommendation, and usually more than one. These letters corroborate your admissions story, providing additional evidence of the leadership skills, analytical abilities, teamwork skills, and maturity that you have highlighted...

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Free Applicant Candidacy Evaluation Workshop

By - Sep 22, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Join Veritas Prep’s expert MBA Admissions Consultants as they review the application profiles of real candidates, just like you. We will select three profiles (submit yours to be considered) of real applicants and will provide a detailed analysis of each...

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Yale SOM Admissions Essays and Application Deadlines

By - Sep 21, 15:34 PM   Comments [0]

The Yale School of Management has released its MBA application essays and deadlines for the Class of 2014. Yale has made some tweaks this year, which we will dig into below. Here are the school’s deadlines and essays for the coming year, followed...

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