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Veritas Prep MBA Admissions: GMAC 2010 Survey – Understanding the Data

By - Oct 7, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

Scott Shrum is the Director of Admissions Research for Veritas Prep. Recently the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) released its annual report analyzing admissions trends at business schools around the world. According to the GMAC report, half of the 665 graduate management programs surveyed reported an increase...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: The Optional Essay

By - Oct 7, 10:44 AM   Comments [0]

We realize that the questions of whether to answer an optional essay and, if so, what to say are ones that loom large for many b-school applicants at this time of year. While we’ve been offering a great deal of school-specific essay advice over the...

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Veritas Prep MBA Admissions: Multimedia Essays

By - Oct 6, 11:19 AM   Comments [0]

Scott Shrum is the Director of Admissions Research for Veritas Prep. Some MBA admissions officers have begun to experiment with wildly different formats that replace the traditional essay. These multimedia questions, which are completed through such platforms as audio, video and sometimes PowerPoint, are an increasingly...

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The iPad winner!!!

By - Oct 5, 15:13 PM   Comments [0]

Hi All! As a part of celebrating 1st anniversary of GMAT ToolKit app (iPhone/iPod/iPad) we announce our winners this year: Ashutosh (therockobama) from Kent, OH, US ($200 Amazon gift certificate for amazing tag could idea!) Stoney (ael719) from Dallas, US ($100 Amazon gift certificate for a lot of...

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It’s Essay Editing Time! How to Use the Editing Funnel

By - Oct 5, 11:54 AM   Comments [0]

By now, most of you are probably editing the final drafts of those critical personal statements and application essays. To help you survive (and conquer) this phase of your application, I'm going to share with you one of the techniques that Accepted.com editors use when reviewing...

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Veritas Prep MBA Admissions: UCLA Anderson MBA Application Essays 2010-2011

By - Oct 1, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

Scott Shrum is the Director of Admissions Research for Veritas Prep. You will notice that Anderson has changed its essays pretty extensively this year. And, the school's famous "video essay," which is optional, returns for 2010-2011. Here are the school's essay topics (for new applicants) for the...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Lifelong Learning Opportunities

By - Sep 30, 04:43 AM   Comments [0]

For today’s admissions tip, we’re going examine the opportunities available for MBA graduates at several schools to continue their business training through alumni education programs. Chicago Booth permits alumni to enroll in up to three courses free of tuition at any time after they graduate. Most...

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Veritas Prep GMAT Tips: Remainder

By - Sep 29, 14:52 PM   Comments [0]

Brian Galvin is the Director of Academic Programs at Veritas Prep, where he oversees all of the company’s GMAT preparation courses. Chances are that when you were a kid, as soon as you learned what to do with the remainder, you  never explicitly touched a remainder...

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MBA News Roundup: Common Admissions Questions, Highest-Paid Alumni, and More

By - Sep 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This week's roundup features articles on MBA programs developing across the world, the highest-paid b-school alums, and some tips for your MBA application process.  Take a breather from your GMAT prep and enjoy! 1. For B-Schools, Opportunities Rise in Africa For Africans contemplating an MBA, opportunities are...

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Veritas Prep MBA Admissions: Economist Rankings 2010

By - Sep 28, 09:47 AM   Comments [0]

Scott Shrum is the Director of Admissions Research for Veritas Prep. The Economist recently released the 2010 edition of its global business school rankings. As the editors of The Economist stated in their introduction to this year's rankings, "Usually, schools move up or down just a...

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