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Since its founding in 2002, Veritas Prep has prepared tens of thousands students for the GMAT in more than 90 locations around the world. Today Veritas Prep is the world's fastest-growing GMAT prep and admissions consulting provider.

 

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GMAT Course Review
From 490 to 760
April 07 | 2014
8 out of 9 people found the following review helpful
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     By Anonymous 105 -8
Self-reported Score:

760

Q48

V47

Improvement:

200 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Veritas Prep On-Demand
Location: Online

I have used almost every available GMAT test prep material our there, and I can say, without a doubt, that VP stands above the rest.

Not only are their materials fantastic (and, in my opinion, the most similar to GMATPrep), but their employees and customer service are top notch. They genuinely care about your individual success and that made all the difference for me.

I sat for the GMAT 5 times, starting with a baseline score of 490. My last take was a 760 (99th percentile). I was not only admitted into my choice school, but I have been contacted by choice consulting firms.

If I had to describe VP (and not just their test prep, but their other services as well) in a word: Life-changing.


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8 out of 9 people found the following review helpful
     By aaronsmallo1 0 0
Improvement:

70 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
Location: Online

Before I signed up for the course, I was scoring around 700 on practice exams, with my verbal score much higher than quant. I chose Veritas because they seemed to have good reviews and their course had the most hours for the price, which I was hoping would help me to pace my studying and force me to review key concepts. You get a ton of materials when you sign up for the course including a stack of books (one for each topic covered), online videos, question banks and solutions, and practice tests.

The course provided an excellent overview of the topics you need to know for the test. If you do all the pre-work and homework, you should have a solid grasp of all the underlying concepts. There was one class where we talked about pacing and general strategies. As it turns out those tips helped me the most and I actually wish we had been able to spend more time on those topics.

Once I used the pacing tips I started scoring in the high 700s and eventually got a 770 on test day. I'm very happy with my score and I think the course helped me by filling in some knowledge gaps on quant, and providing some test-taking strategies. After the class I spent 5-6 weeks doing as many hard problems as I could find and taking timed practice tests. I do think it is important to do a lot of timed problems in addition to the course to truly prepare yourself.

Ethan was an amazing instructor. It is hard to keep the interest of 15-20 overworked MBA applicants, but he managed to do a phenomenal job. He always brought a ton of enthusiasm to the classes which helped us all to stay focused after work. He also provided additional non-Veritas Prep materials that I found very useful. He's clearly a smart guy, great instructor, and cares about how his students are doing.

Overall, I would highly recommend Veritas' live online course, just remember that the course can't prep for you and you need to do a lot of work outside of the class to improve.

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Ethan (E-TW) is the man!
June 14 | 2016
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     By ParvathyRV 3 0
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Location: Online

Ethan gets my Five Stars!
The best thing about the course was Ethan! He is funny, attentive, patient and friendly. He made every possible effort to keep the classes engaged & useful. It was impossible to not pay attention! He made studying for GMAT such a breeze!
Ethan's notes on difficult concepts are like reading a child's book - clear, cartoon-ish and succinct.
If you are thinking of taking online classes, just go with Ethan. You won't regret the decision!
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     By chiangj7 0 0
Verified Score:

660

Q45

V37

Improvement:

80 Points

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Location: Online

I chose Ethan as an instructor because I heard from the veritas prep office that he is very energetic and engaging as a teacher. He also scored a 780 on his very first exam (which he took without any intentions of applying to business school, and didn't study for), which is a testament to how well he fundamentally knows the logical thinking required to do well on the GMAT. Ethan emphasizes that this exam is a test of your logical thinking skills, not how well you know math or grammar and really hammered that into our heads. He has his own clever ways of tackling problems outside of the course curriculum that supplemented our learning. Lastly, he was always so energetic and kept me entertained and amused by his humorous antics. He's very nice, never talks down on anyone when they get a question wrong, and genuinely wants everyone to learn and do well. Definitely attend his classes, do not just watch his recordings!

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Great GMAT Prep!
May 22 | 2016
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     By bboredd 2 0
Verified Score:

730

Q49

V40

Improvement:

N/A

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Location: Online
Taught by: David Newland

David is a highly engaging instructor who makes the material interesting, and easily understandable. Having tried to do GMAT self-study prior to the course, I realised that there were some areas that I simply struggled to master. David's ability to simplify challenging sentence correction problems, explain tough quant questions made the learning journey less of a chore, but something I actually enjoyed.

Although this is an online course, the platform allows for great interaction between students and the instructor. David made an effort to involve every participant in class, and was always available for questions via email out of the class.

All in all, a great professional, a great teacher and a great friend. I highly recommend David for anyone who is considering this course!

Thanks David!

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Verified Score:

760

Q49

V44

Improvement:

200 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
Location: Online
Taught by: Ravi Sreerama

I was enrolled in the Veritas Live Online GMAT Prep course with Ravi Sreerama. The Veritas structure combined with Ravi's amazing teaching made for an excellent GMAT Prep course. My baseline score prior to any test prep was a 560. After the course and some additional studying on my own, I was able to score a 760. Each Veritas class definitely hit all major topics that might be tested. Ravi did an incredible job reinforcing the basics as well as teaching methods to solving the harder problems. A large portion of the class also focused on learning how to find the trap answers and using tricks and shortcuts to get to the right answer. I never would have been able to learn these concepts from a test prep book on my own. The homework and problem sets on the Veritas student account were both great ways to practice. The explanations in the solutions are pretty thorough and do a great job of elaborating on the best way to solve the problem given the time constraint. Additionally, Ravi and the whole Veritas Team were very responsive to any and all questions. The course enrollment includes a lot of other resources to help with applications. Overall, I'm very pleased with my Veritas experience and would recommend it to anyone shopping around for test prep options.

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     By gmatclubuser123 0 0
Verified Score:

700

Improvement:

200 Points

Verbal:     
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Location: Online
Taught by: Matt Douglas

My instructor was Ravi. He was absolutely amazing and his enthusiasm for the subject was contagious. He gave everyone a chance to ask questions, and his explanations were excellent.

I also recommend Veritas Prep because of the daily homework sessions or office hours. This is the BEST. After the course is over, you need to drill, drill, drill. I would drill every day, and then at night I would log in to the office hours, and Matt the tutor would answer any questions I had, as well as provided great tips for improvement in my speed and in the way I tackled problems. He knew everything! I can´t thank him enough for his patience, dedication, and love for the subject. The homework sessions are an untapped resource. Many times there were only a few students who logged on, so we had a lot of personal attention. And even when there are many students, you still get a LOT of benefit, because you see other problems and how to solve them.

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Highly Recommend!
May 10 | 2016
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     By jkalski3 0 0
Verified Score:

700

Q45

V41

Improvement:

60 Points

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Location: Online
Taught by: David Newland

I took the online course with David Newland (two days a week for 3 hours) and highly recommend it. Going in, I felt like I had “hit a wall” after putting in a good amount of studying and failing to achieve my target score. My area of weakness was Quant, and David does a great job of boiling down the questions to what really matters. He provided plenty of shortcuts/important rules/etc. in addition to the strategies outlined in the textbooks, but the real value-add was the thought process he taught for each question type. David also did a great job identifying the special rules/properties that are worth memorizing (e.g., identifying primes), which is great because I think it’s really easy to go overboard with all of the stuff you can find online. If you’re struggling with Data Sufficiency, I would seek out a course with David. It was almost a complete 180 for me from pre- to post- course in Quant.

The other great things about the course includes: (1) score improvement guarantee, (2) practice question bank (you won’t run out) and (3) advanced verbal practice (improved verbal as well!).

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Worth it.
May 06 | 2016
2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful
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     By airjohnson10 0 0
Self-reported Score:

660

Q48

V32

Improvement:

110 Points

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Location: Online
Taught by: Ravi Sreerama

This was my first time ever taking an online course so I was a bit apprehensive going in. I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed the course. Ravi was an excellent teacher! He would not build you up or sugar coat anything. Ravi told you what to expect and it was up to you to take the material and apply it. Again as this was my first time taking an online course, I did not know what to expect and Ravi did a great job dismissing my fears of distraction and kept me engaged. Ravi was there to help and he went above and beyond. Ravi would message me personally and check up, ask me questions about my answers and really made an effort with me that I did not expect. With Ravi and Veritas and you were willing to work hard, you could reach any score you desired.

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Ravi is the man!!
May 04 | 2016
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     By JustinJ 0 0
Verified Score:

710

Q47

V40

Improvement:

N/A

Verbal:     
Quant:     
Location: Online
Taught by: Ravi Sreerama

Let me start by saying that I was HIGHLY skeptical of taking a GMAT prep course, let alone one that was administered online. Looking back, I couldn’t be happier that I did just that. My Live Online Veritas Prep GMAT course taught by Ravi absolutely blew my expectations out of the water! The course itself is structured in a way that is challenging yet manageable. The Live Online format was far more interactive than I anticipated it would be, adding to the value of the course. The amount of resources (including tons of practice problems, homework help, a business school admissions workshop, etc.) that come with the course enrollment makes it even more worthwhile. The best part about my experience, though, was Ravi. Every single class was very engaging, very challenging, and extremely enjoyable (I was legitimately sad when the course was over). Prior to taking this course, the thought of scoring 700+ on the GMAT seemed unimaginable to me. Ravi’s course, along with his no-BS, 99th-percentile-or-bust attitude, helped me to boost my score by 120 points (590 on my pre-course practice test, 710 post-course on my Official GMAT)! To say I am thrilled would be a huge understatement - I would highly recommend Veritas Prep and Ravi to anyone looking for world-class GMAT Prep. Thanks, Ravi!

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Overall Score Improvement
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International Student Score Improvement
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Verbal
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Quant
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