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What the Bailout Means for Clients of Veritas Prep

What the Bailout Means for Clients of Veritas Prep

Obviously, the hottest topic in the United States at this time is the proposed $700 billion financial market bailout, forwarded by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and the Bush administration on September 18. According to CNN, Congress is currently closing in on an agreed structure for the bailout and may in fact finalize the terms by the time you read this post. Obviously, the names have been huge and have transcended the interest level of Wall Streeters and market insiders to become the critical issue of the day. To date, bailouts have been engineered for Bear Stearns, mortgage holders, AIG, Fannie Mac, and Freddie Mac. This doesn’t even account for the $153 billion spent on the economic stimulus package or the nearly $300 billion in farm subsidies from earlier in the year. Next up – the entire financial industry. Click on any political or news website or blog, flip a channel, grab a newspaper and you can read and hear all about it.

Filed in: Law School
Free Sample GMAT Exam Now Available

Free Sample GMAT Exam Now Available

Big news for everyone who’s studying for the GMAT! For the first time, you can get a free practice GMAT exam from Veritas Prep.

For years we have offered our students 15 computer-adaptive practice GMAT tests — by far the most practice GMAT exams in the industry. Now, we are pleased to make a practice test available to everyone in the MBA community, at no charge. Use this sample test to see where you stand and to pinpoint your areas of needed improvement.

Filed in: GMAT
Introducing the Veritas Prep Business School Selector

Introducing the Veritas Prep Business School Selector

Today marks the beta launch of Veritas Prep’s Business School Selector. This new tool analyzes an applicant’s prospects of entering the top 25 U.S. business school programs as defined by Veritas Prep’s own proprietary model. It serves to help answer the question on every b-school applicant’s mind: “What are my chances of getting in?” This is a question that I hear almost every day from my Admissions Consulting clients.

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
Bespoke is no joke: why I buy custom made clothes.

Bespoke is no joke: why I buy custom made clothes.

A b-school colleague told me that once I went bespoke, or custom-made, with my work clothing that I would never going back to buying off the rack. I must admit, he was right.

I never really ever thought about seriously buying custom fit clothing for work. I guess I don

Filed in: Business School
Welcome!

Welcome!

Hello, and welcome. It is my pleasure to welcome you to our newly launched Veritas Prep Blog!

For our new readers who may not know who we are, Veritas Prep is a test-preparation and admissions consulting company focusing exclusively on the GMAT and MBA admissions. We attract the top instructors (all have scored in the 99th percentile), and provide more hours of live instruction than other GMAT preparation companies. To learn more about us, you can visit our site.