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Chad Troutwine in Today's Wall Street Journal on the Value of an MBA for Entrepreneurs

Chad Troutwine in Today's Wall Street Journal on the Value of an MBA for Entrepreneurs

Today on the “Hire Education” blog on the Wall Street Journal, Veritas Prep co-founder and CEO Chad Troutwine questioned the conventional wisdom that business school is no place for aspiring entrepreneurs. Some would-be entrepreneurs see business school as an unnecessary (and costly) pit stop on their way to to startup success, while others actually think that sitting in a classroom and dissecting case studies could actually hurt them in their quest to start a successful company.

Filed in: MBA Admissions
Financial Times MBA Rankings for 2010

Financial Times MBA Rankings for 2010


The Financial Times has just released its 2010 business school rankings, with London Business School remaining in the #1 spot. This comes after LBS and Wharton actually shared the #1 position in last year’s rankings.

Veritas Prep on Law School Podcaster

Veritas Prep on Law School Podcaster


If you are interested in applying to law school and are not already listening to the Law School Podcaster, we definitely recommend that you subscribe and tune in. Law School Podcaster has done a great job of assembling top admissions experts to weigh in on all of the key aspects of the admissions process and the JD experience as a whole. For someone considering law school or in the midst of the application process, it can be an invaluable resource.


Furthermore, we are excited to be a regular contributor to Law School Podcaster! Our Director of Admissions Consulting, Adam Hoff, was recently featured as an expert guest for the second time, weighing in on Personal Statements and Letters of Recommendation.
Veritas Prep Co-Founders Named Two of Entrepreneur Magazine's Trailblazers and Trendsetters of 2009

Veritas Prep Co-Founders Named Two of Entrepreneur Magazine's Trailblazers and Trendsetters of 2009


After calling them the “Titans of Testing” in a cover story last year, Entrepreneur Magazine recently named Veritas Prep co-founders Markus Moberg and Chad Troutwine two of its Trailblazers and Trendsetters of 2009, alongside the founders of other hot young companies such as New Belgium Brewing, CollegeHumor, Rockcorps, and Freshbooks.

Filed in: GMAT Prep
Veritas Prep Weighs in on the GMAT vs. GRE Debate on BusinessWeek

Veritas Prep Weighs in on the GMAT vs. GRE Debate on BusinessWeek


In an article on BusinessWeek.com yesterday, BW’s Francesca Di Meglio dug deeper into the “GMAT or GRE?” question. She interviewed several leading experts on the subject, including our own co-founder and CEO, Chad Troutwine.

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Getting Into Wharton: Veritas Prep on MBA PodTV

Getting Into Wharton: Veritas Prep on MBA PodTV

MBA Podcaster’s MBA PodTV team has just launched a new video titled “Getting Into The Wharton School,” featuring our own Director of MBA Admissions, Scott Shrum. In addition to some great advice from Scott, the episode also features admissions insights from Wharton admissions officers, current students, and recent alumni:

Filed in: Business School
Veritas Prep in the Wall Street Journal

Veritas Prep in the Wall Street Journal


Last week the Wall Street Journal’s Diana Middleton wrote a great piece about things to think about while juggling a full-time job and the MBA application process. (Hopefully, in this economy, you still have a job to juggle along with your applications!) In “Getting Back to School,” she covers six important things applicants should do.

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Veritas Prep Gives Wall Street Journal Readers Some Tips for Thriving in Business School

Veritas Prep Gives Wall Street Journal Readers Some Tips for Thriving in Business School


Yesterday The Wall Street Journal ran an article titled “Return to the Classroom,” highlighting some things that new MBA students should do to make the most of their time in business school. For the article, WSJ reporter Diana Middleton turned to our own Scott Shrum for advice on how students should organize their priorities in the hectic business school environment:

Filed in: Business School
Veritas Prep's Own Adam Hoff Interviewed by Law School Podcaster

Veritas Prep's Own Adam Hoff Interviewed by Law School Podcaster

Prospective law students will be pleased to learn that a new resource has become available that will help them navigate the difficult path to a legal education. The folks at the highly successful MBA Podcaster have expanded into the law school world with the appropriately named Law School Podcaster.

Filed in: Law School
Veritas Prep Gives Forbes Readers Some Waitlist Advice

Veritas Prep Gives Forbes Readers Some Waitlist Advice

Earlier this month, Forbes reporter Tara Weiss wrote a piece about how applicants can navigate the business school waitlist. For advice she turned to Veritas Prep’s own Scott Shrum for what applicants can do — and what they shouldn’t do — to maximize their chances of success.

Filed in: MBA Admissions
Veritas Prep Admissions Survey Cited in Hispanic Outlook for Higher Education

Veritas Prep Admissions Survey Cited in Hispanic Outlook for Higher Education

The April 6 issue of Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education included an in-depth look at Veritas Prep’s first annual admissions officer survey. In the article, reporter A. Francesca Jenkins dug into the results and interviewed Veritas Prep’s Scott Shrum about the implications of the study.

Filed in: MBA Admissions
Veritas Prep Profiled in Yale Daily News

Veritas Prep Profiled in Yale Daily News

Last week Yale student Vivian Yee interviewed Veritas Prep co-founder Chad Troutwine about how the company got its start as part of a business plan competition while Chad and Markus Moberg were students at Yale SOM. The brief article provides a nice snapshot of what the test prep and admissions landscape looked like back in 2002, and Chad provides some thoughts on what has changed since then.

You can read the full article here, but below is an especially useful snippet, taken from Chad’s answer to a question about advice for people who are applying to grad school now:

Filed in: GMAT Prep
Veritas Prep Quoted in the Contra Costa Times

Veritas Prep Quoted in the Contra Costa Times

Last week the Bay Area’s Contra Costa Times ran an article titled “Value of an MBA Put to the Test,” focusing on the evolving return-on-investment equation for prospective business school students. In the article, David Morrill turned to Veritas Prep for advice to give to prospective business school applicants.

Filed in: GMAT Prep
Veritas Prep on the Cover of Entrepreneur Magazine

Veritas Prep on the Cover of Entrepreneur Magazine

Veritas Prep has hit your local newsstand! This month’s issue of Entrepreneur Magazine features a cover story about Veritas Prep and its two co-founders, Markus Moberg and Chad Troutwine. The story describes how Veritas Prep evolved from an idea for how to build a better test prep company to a winning business plan entry to a startup run out of their dining room to the fastest-growing GMAT prep and admissions consulting company in the world.

Filed in: GMAT Prep