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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.

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     By lexielise 0 0
This review is for: Veritas Prep School Packages
Consultant: Rachel Shelton

Rachel was my Essay Excellence consultant for my first ever MBA application as well as my Full School Package consultant. When I first started working with Rachel, I literally had no idea what I was doing. I didn't know anything about the world of MBA applications, I had no personal narrative formed, I didn't even know what to write in my resume.

Working with Rachel, I wrote some of the best essays of my life - essays that were both deeply true to who I am but also sharply tailored to the schools for which they were written. In the end (and because of Rachel's expert guidance), I've received full tuition merit fellowships at BOTH of my top choice schools, one of which is is a top 5 "ivy league" school.

Here are five reasons why you need Rachel as your admissions consultant:

1) She WILL bring out the best in you, and she'll do so by truly getting to know you. Not the MBA-applicant version of you, but the REAL you. I think she may know me better than my parents at this point. Rachel really takes the time to ask insightful and thought provoking questions - questions you've likely never considered before - in order to dig deep into what makes you tick. From there, she helps you craft a personal narrative that is truly compelling, unique, and organic to who you are, which makes the entire application and interviewing process exponentially easier. And the best part is, she does all of this without being prescriptive or telling you what to say or do.

In the end, all the ideas are yours, and that is crucial to sounding authentic in your applications and interviews.

2) She is an expert when it comes to the top schools. Like I said, I had no idea what I was getting into when I began the application process. Rachel will be your guru for understanding the mindset and values of the admissions committee reviewing your application. She'll make sure that your essays strike the perfect balance between showing how you are unique, and showing how you fit in at that specific school.

In short, I felt safe in her hands, and you should too.

3) She gives excellent feedback. Her feedback is truly insightful, unbiased, and CLEAR. She also gives you just enough of a push in the right direction to give you clear guidance without pushing you too hard into ideas that aren't yours. And since she knows you so darn well, she has this amazing ability to sense when you are forcing a point in your essay that isn't right for you, and can quickly help you course-correct before you have a stress melt down.

Basically, giving feedback is an art, and Rachel is Michelangelo.

4) She teaches you how to fish. That is, she doesn't just help you write specific essays or answer individual application questions - she teaches you how to think about and approach your applications as a whole. I was able to apply what she taught me for one school to all my other applications.

If you can't afford a consultant for every school, Rachel will be your Jedi Master and teach you the ways of the force.

5) She'll go above and beyond for you, even after applications are in. My work with Rachel ended months ago, and to this day she is still there for me whenever I need her, even just to help me pick out what to wear to my interviews. In fact, I recently needed to navigate a tricky correspondence with the admissions committee of one program, and Rachel gave me some great nuanced advice on how to approach the conversation. As someone else noted on this site, she really is a god-send.

All in all, worth every single penny.

P.S. It's also worth noting that Rachel is an awesome, fun, funny person who is wonderful to talk to and easy to get along with. Working with her made the grueling MBA application journey feel infinitely less painful. A huge plus in my book.


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Dreams Realized
April 07 | 2014
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The reviewer was admit to the schools that they applied to:

Yes - school of my dreams

This review is for: Veritas Prep School Packages
Consultant: Dia Draper

Besides my undergraduate program, my VP consultant is the single largest purchase that I have made to date. I was terrified at the thought of spending $5,000 which amounted to a little over 90% of my savings. Veritas has been my guardian angel during this process. I would have paid double had I known the lengths that she and VeritasPrep would go.

Let me reiterate this previous point by attaching a Thank You that I had written to Veritas about half way through the process: "I wanted to reiterate my thank you from earlier. My biggest fear going into this was not connecting with my consultant more deeply than a surface level; I would be yet another client among hundreds, and I'd be treated as a business transaction (understandably so).

I don't expect people to care as much as I do about this- this is much more to me than "I got into a top school!" It's the opportunity to look my mother in the eyes and tell her that everything is going to be okay, and the ability to look at myself in a mirror and whisper, "I did it."

Your passion is evident and I feel genuinely cared for. No matter the outcome of this journey, thank you."

I left this process with a much better understanding of who I am and what I want, and that is invaluable. Veritas has grown to be much more than a consultant and has inspired me to be a better person. I can not thank her enough, and I can not thank VP enough for putting us in touch and their continued support.

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Jorge Fontanez
July 11 | 2018
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     By chandrakeerthi 4 0
This review is for: Veritas Prep School Packages
Consultant: Jorge Fontanez

Jorge from veritas was my Head consultant for NYU stern application. Jorge is very knowledgeable and guides you in the correct direction. He was very helpful and fast to respond. I was running close to the deadline and Jorge was very prompt to put in his suggestions and he has a lot of patience. He is also very clear in the way the application should be. In our first call, Jorge gave a clear direction and guidelines on how to approach the NYU essays. When I had my first edit with Jermey's help Jorge Fontanez reviewed it and gave some valuable suggestion and that helped me to get best essays.

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the BEST consultant!!!
June 07 | 2018
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     By ebt1206 0 0
This review is for: Veritas Prep Hourly Packages
Consultant: Rachel Shelton

Rachel is FANTASTIC!!! Her advice and feedback are incredibly poignant and helpful. She is also VERY timely with her responses.

Rachel and I worked together for about 7 months. She helped me with all the ins and outs of my application, including resume, essays, and general application questions. Her guidance and emotional support transformed the process for me. She helped me figure out how best to tell MY story which is so important when thinking about the application process as a whole.

I am so grateful for having worked with Rachel. I ended my application process with acceptances from my top two choices and have committed to a top 4 program. Her help enabled me to get where I am today - I recommend her without reservation!

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     By rydrJa 0 0
This review is for: Veritas Prep Hourly Packages
Consultant: Richard Vincent

I strongly recommend Richard if you want a consultant who will understand your personal story and pull out the key salient points that will resonate with any business school admission board. Richard helped me get into my top business school selection. My primary reason for selecting Richard was his strength in this specific M7 school I wanted admission into, but his strong professional background I thought would help pull out aspects of my application that would be most attractive to the adcom, and that is exactly what he did. He was able to review my volunteer and full-time work experiences and best pull out the right parts that resonated with my reading audiences, even with close friends that have attended M7 schools that reviewed my essays. Most importantly, Richard was able to take my length essays and compress them into high-impact crisp stories as I initially struggled with creating concise talking points within my essay. Overall, Richard was invaluable in my business application and I wholeheartedly recommend you get him if you want someone who works magic on applications!

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     By Edirinag 0 0
This review is for: Veritas Prep Hourly Packages
Consultant: Jorge Fontanez

In my MBA search, I made the decision that I would only apply to top programs. If I was going pay high MBA Consultant fees, I would have to use the best services.
This search led me to Veritas. I paid for the 3-school consulting package and worked with 4 consultants. My experience with Jorge was extremely unique. My initial drafts never seemed to be good enough. I would write a paper that I felt was gold and he would shred it. He gave me plenty of feedback and challenged me to not settle.

My negative attitude was immediately dispersed when I compared my final and initial drafts. I was extremely proud of myself because the essay was completely mine, yet it was so professional and reflective of who I was as a candidate. Through the many phone calls and email messages, Jorge helped me to dig deep, pull out my specific strengths and weave them into a story that was both comprehensive and enjoyable to read.
This is why I enjoy working with him so much- he pushes you to tell your story using your style. If you do not know what your style is, he helps you to find it.

I got into IE Business school and will be transferring to Yale in August.

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     By Arjun8 0 0
This review is for: Veritas Prep School Packages
Consultant: Joe Farr

I'm from Australia and opted for a 3 schools package with Joe Farr as my main consultant. I chose Veritas because of its tailored approach in which I could mix and match my team of consultant to best suit my needs, goals and working style.

Joe was sensational! Despite the fact that I am across the world from him, I have developed a strong relationship with Joe. He took a lot of time upfront to understand my profile, goals and personality. I think that this was key for him to be able to help me successfully craft my story, identify my strengths and weaknesses and how to increase my chances of admission. He dedicated a lot of his personal time to help, and I'm truly appreciative of that. As a finance professional who also has a property development and accounting background, I will be using the MBA to transition into sports management/marketing. Joe shares my passion for sports and marketing and hence, this was a great fit. He really helped bring out my passion whether it was over our hour-long (sometimes 2 hours) Skype calls or lengthy emails.

Despite delays on my end, Joe accommodated my last minute questions and was even promptly responding to my questions via email on the due dates of applications. His customer service levels were exceptional. He also helped me work with the different school specialists to ensure the best final product.

Joe also took the time to meet me when I flew to the US for interviews. If you want a truly personalised approach and someone who will demonstrate a vested interest in your future, you definitely want Joe on your side! Aside from professional help, it was an absolute pleasure to chat with him and hear about his experiences. A great guy!

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Great experience!
May 17 | 2018
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     By jtrout 0 0
This review is for: Veritas Prep Hourly Packages
Consultant: Colleen Hill

I worked with Colleen, who was a great fit for me because of our mutual interest in social enterprise and sustainability. As a current MBA student, Colleen was able to really help me think through my school application list based on my interests, and she was able to bounce ideas around for schools because she had recently gone through the application process herself. This was especially valuable, because she helped me narrow my focus to a few great schools that would be a good fit for me. Colleen was also able to offer valuable, relevant application and resume feedback. She was eager to help and was supportive throughout the entire process. Highly recommend.

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Joe Farr made my year!
May 13 | 2018
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     By laurenharper472 0 0
This review is for: Veritas Prep School Packages
Consultant: Joe Farr

Joe Farr, with Veritas Prep, not only helped me get accepted into many top-notch MBA programs but he also suggested I apply to the program I am now enrolled in! Yale SOM wasn't even on my radar. I never imagined being accepted to an Ivy League school! Joe thought it would be a good fit for me, and sure enough... I'll be attending Yale SOM in the fall! Veritas Prep really helps you flush out YOUR story and teaches you how to make sure the school sees your best traits. I was a very unusual candidate. Joe helped me create an application that highlighted my uniqueness while also illustrating why I would make a great fit. I am very thankful for Joe and his team!

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     By krisv82 0 0
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Consultant: Jeremy N. Krell

I bought 3-school admissions consulting package from Veritas. Jeremy was assigned as my head consultant per my Myers Briggs assessment. I was on vacation with my family when Jeremy contacted me and already started laying down the plans for schools and how to approach it. I felt very confident that my coach (Jeremy) is very serious about the Veritas process. It gave me confidence. Remember this whole admissions consultant (Veritas) process was new for me. I had heard good reviews regarding Veritas but was not sure if it was fake or not. I bought a three school package. For all three schools, I was applying for Weekend-Executive MBA program. My first choice was Ross because of the vicinity of where I live. I applied to Ross, and they gave me a reject letter. I was completely disheartened. Then Jeremy mentioned to me “It does not matter how much love or passion one show towards a b-school. If the school does not show love towards you, then it is not the school you are destined. Remember it is like dating. It should be a two-way street.” It was a very encouraging statement. My next school was Fuqua. It has a higher ranking than Ross. Initially, I was not sure if I will get in or not. However, my head consultant was always confident. He set me up with a right school specialist for Fuqua. During the whole process, Jeremy used to tell me that does not feel negative or disheartened that Ross rejected you. Think about the bright side and apply at Fuqua and you will get in. He was an outstanding emotional supporter. He was very punctual in reviewing my essays and very responsive. I liked his communication style very much. Very prompt and direct, but down to earth. I applied to Fuqua, and I got the acceptance offer from Fuqua. It was due to the teamwork support from such an excellent head consultant (Jeremy) and school specialist. Without their help, I would not have gotten into Fuqua. After getting into Fuqua Jeremy also helped me with another essay for getting merit scholarship in Fuqua. He did not need to do it as it was not part of the Veritas package. They only help candidates to get into the school. However, it was very nice of Jeremy. I appreciate it. Once again with his help, I got merit scholarship in Fuqua. I also applied at Darden because at Fuqua once you get in they do a thorough background check via a third party and it takes at least two months. Jeremy was very supportive of that decision, and he reviewed my essays and application package. During this whole admissions process, I left that he very supportive in nature, has a calm demeanor, direct communication style and very down to earth. If I had any questions regarding b-schools, I used to ask him. Never felt that he was not going to support or give his suggestion. Instead, he always helped me.

I knew Jeremy for a little more than eight months, and in those eight months, I will he say he is a very helpful, down to earth, reliable and an excellent coach. He is a confident influencer and above all a good friend.
I will 100% recommend Jeremy as a head consultant. He is a must-have head consultant if you are applying for top b-schools.

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