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     By GMAT2018J 1 6
Verified Score:

720

Q48

V42

Improvement:

110 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Veritas Prep Private Tutoring
Taught by: Cliff Smith

Total improvement 610 to 720

I originally signed up for private tutoring with a different GMAT test prep company, but after extensive work with their materials and the tutor, my score was still very far from my target. I had chosen to try to get ahead of the process knowing I still had a couple years before I applied. So I decided after months of prep and no improvement to delay it.

Two years later I decided it was time to try again, this time I signed up for private tutoring with Cliff at Veritas. What a difference this made. Their materials were much more direct and focused on how to "think like the test maker" - essentially how to play their game. Veritas' materials are centered on the logic behind the test. They teach/refresh you on the core knowledge you need then have you take a more holistic approach. No need to memorize extensive grammar colloquialisms or obscure formulas. The sentence correction section was by far my worst area the first time around, I could write well, but never enjoyed grammar. As soon as Veritas had me look at it from a logical standpoint it was like something clicked, it almost turned into a game. That subsection of my score (broken out separate from CR and RC by my ESR) jumped up to a 45. Overall my verbal section improved from a 31 to a 42 (with CR 44, RC 38) and the second half of the section I did not miss a single question.

Cliff was a calming presence that did not let me discount my ability to achieve the score I wanted. Even when I told him I had a 610, after already studying with another company, and I was aiming for above 700. He showed me tips and tricks beyond the books and online videos. He provided additional strategies on how to approach the problems that were very helpful. But most of all he felt like someone in my corner reminding me to keep pushing for the score I wanted.

My tips: do all of the skill builders, even in areas you are familiar with. They highlight shortcuts/different ways to solve that will increase your speed so you can use your time on harder questions. Watch the on demand videos but also make sure to read the books they provide. The videos are a good summary, but the books go into more detail and really expose common questions with several approaches. Its also helpful to go back through them a second time once you've "learned" all of the material. On my actual test I saw several questions that looked like they were directly out of the books I studied from with the numbers replaced, so on those questions I could smile and move forward in a very short period of time. Finally, make sure you take an OG practice test (or several), there are a few subtle nuances between how some of the questions are written particularly for CR. Veritas will give you the foundation you need, you'll just approach some problems over prepared when the answer is much simpler than what you've seen with your study material.

Highly recommend!

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Great Tutor at Veritas!
September 05 | 2018
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     By MGMTGuru 0 0
Verified Score:

750

Q49

V42

Improvement:

50 Points

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This review is for: Veritas Prep Private Tutoring
Taught by: Ed Matthews

Ed is the man when it comes to tutoring. I had studied for the GMAT many hours and taken the exam a few times with some score improvements. However, I had reached a plateau in my studying and it seemed like nothing I did was improving my score meaningfully.

After working with Ed for 4+ hours over two sessions, some email exchanges on recapping the lesson, and a few phone calls on strategy, I was able to go from 700 to 750! Keep in mind, my first GMAT was a 610. He goes above and beyond to help get you the result you want. He will push you to think in new and novel ways in order to tackle the test. It is rare to be able to talk to somebody and then be able to apply a wholly new way of thinking about the test. I would have been happy with a 10 point improvement; Ed's tutoring help far exceeded my expectations.

If YOU are serious about getting a better GMAT score, go with Veritas and get Ed as a tutor after you get some lessons under your belt. Trust me I have tried several competitor courses before trying Veritas and they are the best.

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     By alanajkress 0 0
Self-reported Score:

700

Q44

V41

Improvement:

N/A

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This review is for: Veritas Prep Private Tutoring
Taught by: Ed Matthews

I studied for the GMAT at the end of January and only had about 6 weeks to prepare as my decision to attend grad school was fairly last minute.

In a matter of weeks Ed got me to a point where I scored a 700 when I took the GMAT in mid March. He was very precise and clear when explaining topics and test taking strategies. He was always flexible and available to meet and willing to come to my house to work.

Overall it was a great experience and I ended up with a fantastic score in a very short period of time.

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Best Tutor
July 25 | 2018
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     By MAVB 0 0
Self-reported Score:

710

Q49

V38

Improvement:

110 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Veritas Prep Private Tutoring
Taught by: Ed Matthews

I have had 2 tutors from Veritas Prep and by far Matthew went above and beyond and improved my score. Not only was he accommodating with tutoring times, but he really took the time to ensure I was studying in the most efficient manner. He always came prepared and set a game plan for each week so we stayed on track with limited time before my test. I hadn't been in school for a very long time, yet Ed made me feel comfortable and pushed me to beyond my comforter level. He is by far not just someone who took the test and did well, but someone who understands the whole test and all items to help you succeed. Ed is the optimal GMAT coach has business school expertise and best of all made it fun. He made me love studying for the GMAT.

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     By kevo1001 0 0
Self-reported Score:

720

Q49

V39

Improvement:

50 Points

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

A little background of where I was coming from before I met Mark: A year prior, I had gone through numerous classes (in-class, online), drained hours of studying, and learned other people’s methods, giving me a good grasp of concepts however, I was plateauing, specifically in verbal. ( V35, V36, V34, V30, V35….) My math has always been strong (47-49) but something subtle behind the way I was approaching verbal was setting me back.
Mark taught me how to look at verbal like math by “decoding the matrix” and after taking 10 hours with him, I suddenly clicked. I feel that Mark’s approach to teaching not only helped me look at the GMAT in a different light, but also helped by relating it to my everyday life, making it not as dull and monotonous to study. Mark is very energetic and very personable. He really dug in deep with my weaknesses and accessed how I approached the problems. Some things that he taught me are even applicable outside the GMAT.
As mentioned, after I tried many resources and tutors, Mark was the one that finally unlocked my testing to V40. Highly recommend Mark Alan Robinson for private tutoring!

Tutor: Mark Alan Robinson
Company: Veritas Prep
Type: Private tutoring
Location: Houston Area
Time: January-February 2018

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     By Virtuoso7 2 0
Improvement:

120 Points

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This review is for: Veritas Prep Private Tutoring
Location: Moscow, Russia
Taught by: Devin Jones

I highly recommend working with Devin Jones from Veritas. He is not only an extremely smart individual (I dare that he can solve any question that you through at him within 2 minutes!) but also an exceptionally gifted instructor. Throughout the sessions I have never felt bored - we started with the basics and gradually progressed towards advanced concepts. Devin continuously challenged me with fascinating quant and verbal questions and the sessions were fun (primarily due to his great personality) and useful. If you are shooting for a high score, definitely do work with Devin! You will be amazed how much he can bring to the table on both sections (verbal & quant). In the end, I scored 710 on the real test, quite an improvement from my initial 590 on the practice test in just 2 months!

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     By nghatri 8 11
Verified Score:

740

Q49

V41

Improvement:

90 Points

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This review is for: Veritas Prep Private Tutoring
Location: Vienna, VA USA
Taught by: Anthony Ritz

I highly, highly recommend Anthony as a tutor for your GMAT studies. I will explain why:

I started off my GMAT studies in September 2013. I took a six week course and practiced myself an additional two weeks, ending up with a 600. At that point, being a bit discouraged yet also realizing I need more than one year of work experience before my MBA, I paused my studies and waited until September 2015 to start up again.

I decided to self study again, which took me about four months, and ended up with a 650. I had one month to study again until I had to retake the exam for third time. That was when I contacted Anthony to come tutor me.

Anthony is not like other tutors that I've had in the past; he really knows how to challenge you to figure out the problems on your own before he steps in to help. When he does help, he doesn't just show you the problem and tell you to repeat those steps on the rest of the problems. He usually starts off by asking you if you have heard of a certain theorem or proof or something of that nature that is related to this specific problem. When he explains it to you, a million light bulbs will go off in your head. From that point on you will have much less difficulty tackling that type of problem. It was mind blowing for me that with one quick explanation he was able to show me how to do a specific type of problem at any difficulty level, even 700 and above.

He showed me that the quantitative section really is not that hard when you realize that all the questions are quite similar but are the same question just written down differently. Because of his tutoring, I was able to raise my quant score from a 38 to a 50 (in practice exams; got 49 on my final GMAT official exam).

Similarly on the verbal section, he helped me raise my score from a 27 to a 41. This allowed me to get an overall score of 740, way better than the 650 I was able to achieve via self studying. I attribute 95% of my score increase to the lessons that Anthony taught me. Without him, I'm not sure I would've been able to break the 700 barrier. The money I spent to tutor with him was one of the best spent dollars for my future, bar none.

Thank you Anthony for all your help. I really owe you one.

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Definitely Recommend it
May 15 | 2017
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     By IndianGmatGirl 6 5
Self-reported Score:

690

Q50

V36

Improvement:

20 Points

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This review is for: Veritas Prep Private Tutoring
Location: Dallas, TX USA
Taught by: Chris Speck

I am a non native speaker and I really struggling in Verbal. After a 10 hours course with Chris, I could change the way I think about the CR and RC question.With in a period of 3 months I could see a better score in the Mock Test and finally a 20 points push in my over GMAT Score. Chris is really supportive and he would have spend 12-13 hrs for the 10hrs course and was always behind me when ever I needed his support. He is patient and he provides the honest and right feedback so that you can actually work on your weakness and improve on it. The classes were on Skype and he was flexible enough to accommodate my timings and questions. I would definitely recommend him.

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Self-reported Score:

710

Improvement:

80 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Veritas Prep Private Tutoring
Taught by: Laura Cook

I recently completed a private tutoring package with Laura Cook and would highly recommend her to anyone looking to improve their score in a short amount of time, and particularly to those who are looking to score in the 700+ range. Laura was very accommodating of my busy work schedule and was often able to meet over Skype on short notice. She also had a number of strategies and resources to help get me above the 700 threshold that I would not have been exposed to via a class or self-studying. On top of all that, Laura was very nice and easy person to work with so I would absolutely recommend her to anyone that is thinking about using Veritas for private tutoring. threshold that I would not have been exposed to via a class or self-studying. On top of all that, Laura was very nice and easy person to work with so I would absolutely recommend her to anyone that is thinking about using Veritas for private tutoring.

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Great Tutor & A Great Guy
March 28 | 2017
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     By gujukrish 3 5
Self-reported Score:

680

Q47

V36

Improvement:

150 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Veritas Prep Private Tutoring
Location: Columbus, OH USA
Taught by: David Newland

I worked with David for about two months; he was extremely helpful throughout my GMAT process and acted not only as my private tutor, but also as an invaluable support system. The GMAT is a mental game of sorts in which you may often find yourself questioning your abilities and progression. David always gave me more confidence and genuinely cared about my success, a trait that many tutors don’t have. David also provided me with multiple resources to help me attack my weaknesses and was extremely flexible with his schedule.

If you are in the market for private tutoring with someone who will guide and support you throughout your GMAT journey, look no further than David Newland.

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