A few benefits of applying through the Consortium include:
* Fellowships/Scholarships -- access to almost 80 corporate partners, a mandatory Orientation Program (OP) prior to beginning their MBAs, and access to over 5,500 Consortium alumni across 14 member schools
* The Consortium awards over $11 million in full-tuition, merit based MBA fellowships annually: All Consortium members are considered for a two-year fellowship covering tuition and required fees
* One application for up to 6 schools
* It saves applicants money: tiered application fees ( e.g., three schools for $150, six for only $330)
In short, I don't think it hurts at all to take a chance on applying to the Consortium. I don't have any recent admissions statistics, but I can tell you that, anecdotally, our clients who apply via the Consortium tend to do significantly better than those who go the normal route. That's not a huge sample size, but it's large enough that I feel confident saying that.
At Veritas Prep we have a few consultants who specialize in working with Consortium applicants, as well as some consultants who are Consortium alumni themselves!
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