Tag Archives : Admissions Consulting

The Yale Question

The Yale Question

If you are a law school applicant, admissions officer, or preparation company, you are almost certainly aware of the “Yale Question.” But for those that are not, here is the basic idea:

Yale Law School has added two questions to its 2009 application, which ask candidates to disclose the use of A) LSAT test preparation, and B) admissions consulting.

Filed in: Law School
What's in a Game Plan?

What's in a Game Plan?

The phrase “game plan” gets thrown around a lot in the hallowed offices of Veritas Prep. Our director of research, Scott Shrum, literally co-wrote the book on MBA admissions and named it Your MBA Game Plan. We offer a Personalized Game Plan as part of every admissions consulting package. There are a lot of people in our office that love college football and study the art of game planning for blitz packages. And so on.

Filed in: MBA Admissions
Thoughts from the First Annual AIGAC Conference

Thoughts from the First Annual AIGAC Conference

Last week several of us at Veritas Prep were lucky enough to attend the first annual conference for the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC), in Chicago. Although the organization is only a couple of years old, it’s clear that it has already made great strides in establishing high standards for ethics and professionalism in the world of admissions consulting.

Filed in: MBA Admissions
Stephen Covey Discusses Leadership - The Type of Leadership You Want in Business School

Stephen Covey Discusses Leadership - The Type of Leadership You Want in Business School

Business school applications are all about laying out how you have exhibited the qualities of a leader. After all, this is the quality that b-schools, in general, desire the most in their applicants. A lot of my admissions consulting clients struggle with a succinct definition of leadership. That is, one that they as the applicant can use as a succinct model. To this point, my clients and prospective MBA students ask me what my definition of leadership is. I believe Stephen Covey covers it well in this article. http://www.stephencovey.com/blog/?p=6

Filed in: Business School, GMAT