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Veritas Prep offers the most diverse and experienced MBA admissions consulting team ever assembled. Your MBA admissions consultant will assist you during the entire admissions process, helping you share your unique story with the admissions committee in the most persuasive and compelling way.  Browse through the profiles of our consultants to see who has the expertise to meet your needs.


Money Well Spent
May 02 | 2016
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     By mnakbari 0 0
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Consultant: Neil Chong

My consultant was Neil Chong. He was very attentive and helpful every step of the way. He always made sure to review every aspect of my application with me. He coached me several times through my interview rehearsals and he was always immediate with his answers to my frantic questions. My goal school was UCLA and not only did I get my interview only days after I submitted my application, but the first week they began sending round 2 acceptances, I heard I was accepted with a scholarship. I know I wouldn't have done as well as I did without Neil's help.

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Thanks - Neil Chong!
May 01 | 2016
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     By saiprema2000 0 0
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Consultant: Neil Chong

I had the pleasure of working with Neil Chong during the admissions process. He has a good grasp of the English language and knows what the admissions committee is looking for. He helped me get into UCLA, which is where I am going. He was never shy to criticize my essays and always strives to improve the essays up until the submission of my application. His other qualities as a consultant include open mindedness and patience. He also encouraged me to study and give GMAT till I got a reasonable score. I ended up with a 680. Therefore, I totally recommend him to anybody looking for help with the application!

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     By ksausser09 0 0
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Consultant: Neil Chong

Let me give you a short background on why I chose Veritas (or any admissions consultant for that matter). I had a "mediocre" GMAT score of 580, although I also had tremendous work experience and a solid 3.4 undergrad GPA and a B.S. in Marketing from Arizona State.

I want to attend B-school in order to cultivate a new network, explore my entrepreneurial side, and potentially change careers (I've done sales for the past decade). For me, USC and UCLA were the only schools that made sense given the significant financial commitment and the fact that the other schools in So Cal aren't really near the top 25.

I knew that I'd be on the cusp when comparing myself versus other applicants. Insert Neil Chong here. Neil attended USC's part-time program and he started our work together by explaining that culture is everything at USC. He basically took a lot of the leg work out of my research and immediately started helping me craft a strategy for my application/candidacy.

Here are some of the things that I felt like brought the most value and justified the investment (yes, it is an investment in yourself!):
- Neil was extremely knowledgeable about USC and all the other schools in So. Cal
- Neil was VERY responsive and professional, which was especially crucial when I was writing my essays.
- He is very intelligent, understood grammar/syntax, and most importantly, knew exactly what USC's admissions board wanted to hear from a candidate like me.
- The strategy we created was spot-on and undoubtedly got me into USC's part-time (PM) program.

Now a little more about Veritas. First off, I'll tell you that I wasn't planning on using them, despite having a good experience with their GMAT prep course. I was leaning towards Stacy Blackman. I ended up selecting Veritas because SB didn't have a consultant who attended USC and I wasn't very confident that they'd be responsive given the # of consultants they have on their staff. The Vertias methodology offered me everything I needed: final review of my essay by Neil and another "USC-school expert" (Nita was an Anderson alum and clearly knew the ins and outs of the program), a "flight test" done by a former head of an admissions board (invaluable validation given how much time I invested in fine-tuning my essays).

Needless to say, I didn't have to use the interview preparation that came included with my package. That is okay, because I was accepted IMMEDIATELY after I applied. I a lot of this to Neil and Veritas!!!!

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MASTERS APLICATION PROCCES
April 25 | 2016
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     By jcfl1234 0 0
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Consultant: Nitin Agrawal

I had a great experience with my consultant. I was able to meet in person with him and talk al bit about each other. This was very important because he got to know me and it was helpful to make me look better on paper. I was very pleased with the whole process, it was smooth and professional. I was able to contact him at any time, and emails where answered the same day so there was not much time wasted between responses. Time is really valuable when submitting an application and I was the slow one on the process. Overall I believe my money was well spent, I got what I was looking for. No doubt my application had a big improvement on all areas.

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Very helpful interview prep
April 24 | 2016
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     By mbajm 0 0
This review is for: Veritas Prep Hourly Packages
Consultant: Sekou White

I hired Veritas Prep for their Mock Interview Service and was matched with Sekou. Being matched with an alumni of the school who was very familiar with the specific interview process and the school's culture was extremely helpful. He was able to give a unique insight into what the admissions officers would be interested in hearing and specific areas of my background to highlight.

Before the interview prep, the consultant became familiar with my application and sent tips for the interview. This was followed by an initial call with an overview of the interview process and additional tips. The next step, the mock interview, proved extremely valuable as it helped me feel more comfortable and prepared during the actual interview and was followed by valuable feedback to improve my interviewing skill. This ultimately led to me being admitted with a scholarship. In conclusion, Sekou was always eager to answer my questions, and I highly recommend this service.

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The best!
April 22 | 2016
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     By nbane 0 0
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Consultant: Meenakshi Dash

I worked with Meenakshi to prepare my business school application and I couldn’t have asked for a better consultant! She helped me dig deep to think of stories that could best be portrayed in the essays. She was relentless in providing feedback - encouraging me to go back to the drawing board to improve the writing until the essays were crisp and clear. I was worried about having an unusual background (several years of experience and an untraditional career path) but Meenakshi helped alleviate stress by guiding me to focus on my achievements. Always quick with emails and phone calls, she was wonderful to work with. She helped me craft an excellent application and I am very thankful to her for that. I would totally recommend her!

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Extremely helpful
April 18 | 2016
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     By eldesso1 0 0
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Consultant: Andreea

Veritas Prep consulting was a great help throughout my application. My consultant, Andrea, was knowledgeable about the the process. She was once a part of the admissions board at one of the schools I was applying for. Her hands on experience helped me better understand the process and what schools are looking for. With this information along with feedback from Andreea I was able to write powerful essays that I would not have been able to write otherwise. I would highly recommend Veritas Prep consulting service. Veritas Prep's staff provide great service whether it be the staff on the phone, the course professors, or their consultants. I have had a great experience from all of my dealings with Veritas Prep.

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     By jg2016 0 0
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Consultant: Nitin Agrawal

I used Veritas admissions consulting and was assigned Nitin Agrawal for a one-school package. Nitin exceed my expectations and I highly recommend him because of his commitment to help me produce high quality work and his support through the entire application process. He helped me develop a strategy for the application process, update my resume, outline my essay strategy, and determine school selection, while being patient and encouraging throughout the process. Nitin was also very timely with his responses and he was always available when I had a question or needed help. His background and knowledge of the MBA application process was very helpful, and if he didn’t have an answer, he always knew where to find one.

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     By Anonymx12 0 0
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Consultant: Read Flake

I am writing this review to give my strong recommendation for the work Veritas Prep did with strengthening my business school application. They helped me with GMAT prep, essay writing, and interview practice.

I started my 6 month business school application journey as a 30 year old mid career executive with 8 years of experience in a multinational consumer goods company. I did corporate strategic planning and had the opportunity of leading project management teams from Europe and Asia. I’ve had fairly good career progression and was lucky enough to be promoted every 2 years. But for me to continue along my accelerated career path, I needed to go t business school to update my leadership and business skills with the new developments in today’s changing environment. I was fairly confident of my resume and the recommendations I would get from my bosses, but I was definitely not feeling the same way about the GMAT and stringing together my story in essays that would do justice to the work experience I’ve accumulated thus far. I wanted to try and do things on my own first before tapping consultants so I attempted to self study first and writing initial drafts of my essays. After self - studying OG and Manhattan materials for 2 months, I decided to take my first crack at the GMAT and got a measly 550. On the other hand, the challenge I faced with essay writing was determining whether the material I have written was good or not. Family, colleagues, and bosses were quick to offer to proof read but they all had different opinions. From a GMAT prep and application preparation standpoint, I felt lost on how to move forward. After consulting with past MBA alumni, I decided to go with veritas prep. Here is how they helped me with each section of my application to ensure I put forward the best possible application given my timetable.

I. GMAT PREP WITH CHRIS SPECK

My biggest frustration with OG and manhattan prep material was there barely any information on strategy and how to efficiently solve problems, both for verbal and quant sections. The solutions presented would sometimes seem even more confusing than the problems themselves and were definitely something I could NOT solve with my “understanding of basic high school math and English”. At the end of the day, if you don’t understand the solutions you will then result to brute force and just spend more time to try and solve problems or memorize the solutions. Both strategies won’t help you in a computer adaptive test that will not let you see the same problems.

Chris Speck of veritas was exactly who I needed to help me demystify the GMAT and break things down as if we were starting from scratch. He introduced me to test taking strategies and would even correct my ways of thinking and common mistakes that most GMAT test takers would make. He was also able to help me structure my study plans to make it harder working and easier to track my progress to determine whether I was getting better or not. And the guy has scored 750+ on the GMAT in recent years so you can be confident he knows his stuff.

II. ESSAY WRITING WITH READ FLAKE

I mentioned that one of the challenges I faced with essay writing was determining which feedback to take. Veritas was able to find me a consultant who was from the admissions committee of Kellogg. After Read made a thorough review of my profile, we went through my essay drafts line by line, to the point of nitpicking. I found this level of detail very useful because he was able to point out specific sentences in my essays that would have made me otherwise seem unsure, contradicting, or vague in my examples. He spent time with me to probe my story for experiences that would be useful to really bring my case to life. We did not just settle for what I had already written.

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Highly Recommend!
April 10 | 2016
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     By godavego 0 0
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Consultant: Andreea

I worked with Andreea on my business school application. Andreea graduated from and previously worked in the admissions department of one of the top 2 business schools and very knowledgeable about the different schools and their application processes. Andreea was committed to my pursuit of excellence and a pleasure to work with. In our interactions, she kept asking questions that helped me unwrap my goals and pressed me to create essays that eclipsed my expectations. Additionally, she was always very prompt with her responses to my emails and questions, which I greatly appreciated especially during the days before the deadlines. With the help of Andreea I was accepted and will be attending on of my dream schools! Highly recommend her!

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