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GMAT Course Review
Veritas
January 05 | 2016
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     By jamesnreeves 0 0
Self-reported Score:

640

Q20

V27

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N/A

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This review is for: Veritas Prep Full Course
Location: DC Area, DC USA
Taught by: Anthony Ritz

I took the course at the Washington Hilton with Anthony Ritz.

The books alone seem to be a bit overwhelming, but Anthony really made the difference in understanding the core concepts, what I needed to focus on, and the logic of taking the GMAT. A lot of time was put in outside of class (as expected), but the course helped keep me focused and on track.

Anthony as an instructor was great. He not only knew what he was talking about, but he could explain the concepts in a way that most of the class understood. He also did his best to make the class enjoyable.

I highly Recommend.

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Anthony Ritz is amazing
January 02 | 2016
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     By MJohnson10 0 0
Self-reported Score:

640

Q44

V34

Improvement:

140 Points

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This review is for: Veritas Prep Full Course
Location: Washington, DC USA
Taught by: Anthony Ritz

Anthony Ritz is an amazing GMAT professor. He is able to effectively communicate the core competencies and strategies required to handle all problem styles. More importantly, he made studying for the GMAT and classroom discussion actually fun. Even though my greatest hurdle in preparing for the GMAT was mental (i.e. dealing with stress), he never looked down on me or frowned upon my performance. I scheduled roughly 6-8 hours of outside tutoring time with Anthony to improve my verbal score, particularly focusing on sentence correction. Veritas Private tutoring is fairly expensive, so Anthony made sure every minute of private tutoring was used to the student’s benefit. Studying for the GMAT is stressful, but I am forever thankful that Anthony was there for even when I wanted to give up on myself. For these reasons and many more, I highly recommend anyone seriously interested in excelling on the GMAT to sign up for Anthony’s class. I was able to retake the course without any qualms.

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Amazing tutoring!
December 31 | 2015
1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful
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     By cef921123 0 0
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200 Points

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I have to say that my performance on the exam has everything to do with having Brandon as my tutor. He was professional, patient, knowledgeable, and most importantly, caring. I have never had a tutor that was so cognizant of my weaknesses and study habits. Brandon was able to give me great tips, strategy, and techniques that worked well with my personal study habits.

Brandon made himself available with my tight schedule and was always extremely positive and encouraging throughout the whole process. Before working with Brandon, my verbal score was consistently low. Brandon was able to quickly identify my main area of weakness and helped me work on it efficiently. Although my quant section was fairly strong, Brandon got my quant score to be at a really competitive level.

I usually don’t write reviews—I never had an experience worth writing about until now. However, Brandon Pierpont was truly the the key to my success. I really recommend getting private tutoring with Brandon--he's really worth it!

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1 out of 2 people found the following review helpful
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     By pate13 78 30
Self-reported Score:

700

Q49

V37

Improvement:

70 Points

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

The Veritas Prep On-Demand course was an indispensable resource for my GMAT preparation. My baseline score was a 650, with a breakdown around Q42 V37. I then set my goal inside of the course at 720, as that is around the score average for the programs I am trying to get in to. Low and behold, my official GMAT score was a 720, with a breakdown of Q48, V41, AWA 6.0, IR 6! Admittedly, I did not do the IR lesson, otherwise I probably would have scored higher on that section.

What I really appreciated about the On-Demand Course was that it taught all of the basics, which are covered in the Skillbuilder sections, then built strategy on top of those skills. I didn't have to worry if there was some skill that I was missing because all of the skills that are needed to do well on the test are covered.

The Lesson sections provide a strategy for each problem type and also detail the ways that the test makers try to "trick" you (the test makers more try to misdirect you). These aspects are crucial to understand in order to maximize your chances at achieving a top score.

Another aspect about the course that I enjoyed are the instructors. Lissette and Brian are fantastic instructors and they make the lessons enjoyable. Brian's stand-up comedy background is definitely noticeable, as he is hilarious.

I am more than happy with my purchase. If I had to do it all over again, I would get the On-Demand course without hesitation.

Thanks, Veritas Prep!

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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful
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     By jackallen2013 0 0
Self-reported Score:

720

Q40

V49

Improvement:

160 Points

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Location: Online

Ethan was a great teacher. He kept our class engaged by incentivizing us to answer and ask questions with his 'points' system, which was silly but fun. He also added much needed humor to what can easily be considered dry topics. Ethan had a great technique to teaching Veritas' strategy for data sufficiency. His techniques changed an initial weakness into a strength. Before I took the Veritas class I took a pretest and scored a 560. The program helped me add 160 points to my official test score after finishing the program.

Overall I thought the pacing of the program was appropriate - two chapters a week kept me busy but was not overwhelming. Veritas has plenty of resources after the program is over to take practice quizzes and tests. I found the Veritas practice exams a bit harder than the actual GMAT.

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A skeptic turned believer!
December 27 | 2015
2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful
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     By MBAsavant 0 0
Self-reported Score:

520

Q31

V31

Improvement:

70 Points

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Location: Online
Taught by: Ravi Sreerama

I was very unsure about spending so much money on a test prep course. I had already bought other off the shelf test prep books, but they were not really getting the job done for me. I was pleased to prompltly receive a box of books and access to some very professional online resources. You can use the online resources for years and probably never run out of information and practice questions. For the course itself, I had never done an online classroom and was interested to see how fluid it would be. I was pleasantly surprised. Other than making sure you have a good internet connection for the streaming, it is like attending an actual class. Ravi was great at answering questions and even threw in an occasional joke to keep the class lively. Ravi broke everything down to the basics and kept everything moving so that there was no time wasted. I would highly recommend taking the Veritas GMAT live online full course to anyone who is looking to take the GMAT. My one word of advice would be to sign up very far out in advance of application season so you can get the score you need and then focus on your applications. Also you will want to do the skill builders ahead of time as well and create a solid study plan. Thank you Veritas, and thank you Ravi!

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Best at Investment of the year
December 23 | 2015
2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful
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     By Mylene M. 0 0
Self-reported Score:

640

Improvement:

170 Points

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Location: Online
Taught by: Ravi Sreerama

Based on my experience, Veritas Prep has the best GMAT prep course out there. Before i started the Veritas Prep weekend course, i was using Kaplan and the GMAT prep books but did not see any improvement in my practice test scores. I wasn't able to get pass the 500 level. With Veritas Prep, i went from 470 to 640 in six weeks. The teacher/tutor, Ravi Sreerama, was amazing in his teaching skills. He showed me tricks to solve problems i was struggling with and therefore save time in the quant section. As a non english native speaker, i knew i had a disadvantage in the verbal section but still Ravi encouraged me to learn from my mistakes and simply apply the Veritas Prep methods.

I am still amazed at how fast i was able to go from 470 to 640 and all this wouldn't have been possible without Ravi's tricks and words of encouragement.

Thanks to Veritas Prep and double thanks to Ravi

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful
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     By RDCollaborative 0 0
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50 Points

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This review is for: Veritas Prep Full Course
Location: Houston, TX USA
Taught by: Mark Robinson

Mark is very influential in driving his students to succeed both on the GMAT and in life. Mark is quick to identify hurdles in students lives that will limit their success and helps them plan ways to overcome them to get to the next level. I really like Mark because he is 'to the point' and doesn't waste time, but also respects the growth process and the spiritual and family side of life.

As a teacher Mark holds the classes attention very well and helps expand our understanding of how the GMAT tests our knowledge by linking the teachings to work-life examples. Marks use of language and buzz words really helps drive home the lessons to make sure you remember what you learn. I can still remember his catch-phrases and advice for the GMAT even after taking the test because of his presentation skills and connection with the students.

My verbal jumped 7 points to break the 40 point barrier. I solely attribute this to Mark's teachings and explanation that pattern recognition and quantitative skills are extremely useful in the verbal section if you learn how to use them. I am an engineer by training and was able to learn how to use my quantitative skills to beat the GMAT verbal section.

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Ravi Sreerama is the best
December 20 | 2015
2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful
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     By Dantoby 0 0
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200 Points

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Location: Online
Taught by: Ravi Sreerama

So I attended a live online course at Veritas Prep with Ravi Sreerama from 9 September to 18 October 2015.
First, I must mention that I am Nigerian and also attended all my online classes from Nigeria where a steady and reliable internet is not a given. I, eventually, was able to get a moderate internet supply and was able to attend these classes. I am quite surprised at how Veritas made this so easy that it seems like I was part of the physical class by the use of side chats with Brigidette, follow up chats with Ravi during breaks and polls during classes.
Secondly, I was privileged to be tutored by The best; Ravi Sreerama. I know he's the best because I have interacted with a couple of tutors, had another tutor stand in for him on Word Problems, and have also attended some classes such that I can easily stack them against each other. He has this uncanny ability to break problems down, make them look simple and also get you thinking in a particular way; thinking more like the test maker. In his words, 'if you can't spot the sucker answer, you just picked it', 'fractions are friendly, decimals are deadly', 'sometimes, you just need to dump it down', 'always use the reward chart to validate your answers'... He is gifted and maybe, you don't want to be tutored by someone else. He follows up on his students during the week, tries to understand areas where one is struggling during class and off the class, and also motivates you to push your limits. Veritas is lucky to have him.
Thirdly, Veritas has a structure or method of learning coupled with materials that ensures you have the fundamentals, hone your skills, and master the test. So from Skillbuilders to classes with Ravi, to homeworks, on-demand courses, practice tests, online tutors to respond to questions and help you out with difficult problems etc, you are well equipped to score in the 90th percentile. You shouldn't miss it.
I am well equipped to succeed in my upcoming exam next month. At the moment, I comfortably score above 700.

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     By coling 0 0
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130 Points

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Location: Online

I cannot recommend Veritas prep and instructor Ethan Todras-Whitehill enough. I initially began studying for the GMAT in isolation and found it overwhelming. Learning in a class with other students and a fantastic teacher made a huge difference. Ethan knows the GMAT inside-out and has pulled off a small miracle by actually making it kinda fun to study for. (He also can recite entire scenes from 'The Princess Bride' from memory and make it relevant to a data sufficiency problem ... so honestly, what more convincing do ya need?) Start to finish, I boosted my score 130 points and broke into the 700s.

Do not be dissuaded by the online class format; I was skeptical at first, but Veritas has made the interface highly interactive and easy to use, and Ethan goes out of his way to get to know his students and keep them engaged. The study resources on the Veritas website are great – extensive problem sets, detailed answer explanations, multiple practice exams and tailored assessments of your content-area weaknesses and time management on exams. For something as high-stakes as the GMAT, a prep course is a very worthwhile investment, and you really cannot go wrong with Veritas and Ethan.

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