Chicago GMAT Prep Courses

Veritas Prep was the first to offer GMAT prep in Chicago directly from an instructor who has scored in the 99th percentile. Combine that with 36 hours of in-class instruction, 12-full length practice tests, unlimited homework support and a complete free retake, and you can see that Veritas Prep offers the most bullish GMAT class in Chicago. Scroll down to find the best Chicago GMAT course for you.

Why you’ll love Veritas Prep:


If I could go back and have all of my teachers and coaches since I was old enough to start kindergarten modeled after one particular person, it would be my Veritas Prep instructor.
-Ryan W.


Veritas Prep's 'Think Like the Test Maker' methodology was a game changer for me. It is a systematic way to break down the question to quickly get to the answer. This is a critical skill for the GMAT.
-Adam T.


The course materials set up the content in an easily digestible format and allowed me to slowly build up competencies. I'm confident I could not have prepared for the test as comprehensively on my own
-Jonathan P.


I just can't see how another test prep course could be more complete. Also the ability to retake the course within a year is an incredible bonus.
-Anna D.

Chicago GMAT
Course Schedule

June 5 - July 12

Mondays, Wednesdays
6:30pm - 9:30pm
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611-4316
In person: Full Course | $1,850 or 3 payments of $634

June 10 - July 15

10am - 5pm
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611-4316
In person: Full Course | $1,850 or 3 payments of $634

July 18 - August 24

Tuesdays, Thursdays
7pm - 10pm
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611-4316
In person: Full Course | $1,850 or 3 payments of $634

Jun 5 - Jul 12 M/W 6:30-9:30pm

Richard Swartz

Jun 10 - Jul 15 S 10am - 5pm

Alexander Fore

Jul 18 - Aug 24 T/Th 7-10pm

Kevin Richardson


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MBA, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand
MS, Stanford University
BS, Indiana University
What do you love about teaching?
The amazing thing about teaching is that you have the chance to change the way that a person thinks in ways that you may not see. You never know the result at the time that you are teaching, but sometimes you meet a student years later who tells you how you changed their life.

What subject did you struggle with the most in school and how did you overcome it?
I thought marketing management was pretty boring, so I adopted a technique to help me stay focused. Whenever I realized my mind was wandering, I would always write down the next word that I heard the professor say, no matter what it was. My notes were strewn with all kinds of random words, but, believe it or not, I could review my notes and recall exactly what the professor was saying at the time.

What is your proudest accomplishment? 
Getting a perfect score on the GMAT.

MBA, University of Chicago
MA, United States Naval War College
BA, University of Southern California
What is your proudest accomplishment?
I think my proudest moments occurred while flying medical evacuation sorties as a Navy helicopter pilot.  To be able to say, definitively, that I was a part of a crew that saved somebody's life and that person is around today because I did my job, that's humbling.
What do you love about teaching?
Everything.  It's meant to be organized but it's often messy, which can be fun.  It's where discovery happens, even for the teacher.  It's personal.  And the people that do it really well are the ones that really care about the person on the receiving end.

Which movie/TV character would do best on the GMAT?
Mark Watney, lead character in The Martian.  The guy figured out how to life hack Mars.  I think he is your prototype of a GMAT problem solver.

MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business
BA, MA, Stanford University
Which is your favorite lesson to teach?
My favorite lesson: Geometry.....I make it VERY interactive and I have the students 'teach the class'.

What do you love about teaching?
I love that moment when a student suddenly gets it.

What subject did you struggle with the most in school and how did you overcome it?
I hated Geography when I was younger.  It was the only class that I ever got a C in.  Freshman year in college, I took a class on Economic Development in the Third World, and in my first 10 days we had to learn every single country on the planet and be able to place it on the map.  I was a Freshman in a class of Seniors.  It was the only assignment I got an A on during that class, but I was so happy to have overcome my own fears of Geography and ace it.

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He truly cared how we were progressing
Where was Kevin during my high school and college courses? He engaged the class 2 nights a week for 3 hours by creating personal relationships with each one of us. He truly cared how we were progressing in our knowledge of the lessons and helped us each individually during breaks if he noticed we were lost. Class was great.

He took an individualized approach to each lesson
I can't say enough good things about Veritas Prep ... and especially Kevin. He took an individualized approach to each lesson once he had gotten to know each student's strengths and weaknesses. He gave me specific study advice on breaks and before/after class that really helped me.

I raised my GMAT score by 120 points within a month!
I had Kevin Richardson as my tutor.  With his help, I raised my GMAT score by 120 points within a month!  I took the regular Veritas Prep course about 1.5 years ago, but did not take the GMAT right after the course.  After 1.5 years, my skills became rusty, and that resulted in a disappointing score.  Kevin helped me by analyzing my skill-set and pointing out my fortes and my weaknesses. He then customized his teaching methods per my needs and built up my confidence along the way.  After being burned by the low score, it was important to have Kevin providing me with tips for each section and helping me to regain my confidence.  His teaching is easy to understand and right to the point.  For anyone considering a GMAT tutoring service. I would definitely recommend Kevin.