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For more than a decade, Veritas Prep has been proud to provide GMAT classes in San Francisco, Palo Alto and San Jose. We will teach you proven GMAT preparation strategies that enable you to master even the most advanced material. And in case you struggle, there’s unlimited homework help outside of class. With Veritas Prep, you will have an entire team of professionals supporting you on your journey to business school. Scroll down to find a GMAT course near you.

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I did my undergraduate studies 10+ years ago and found Veritas Prep to be extremely helpful in preparing me for GMAT. It's very much like learning a new language. I highly recommend the program to everyone.
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Are you a student who is hoping to earn an MBA at a business school such as the University of San Francisco - Masagung Graduate School of Management or San Francisco State University? If so, you may need to take the GMAT exam, also known as the Graduate Management Admission Test. Veritas Prep can connect you with the best San Francisco GMAT prep course options to suit your particular needs.

The GMAT exam is the most commonly used exam for MBA admission and has been around for more than 60 years. MBA enrollment decisions are often determined partially based on your GMAT score.

The GMAT is a standardized exam specifically created by business schools with the intention of evaluating the particular skills which are most necessary to your success and your future graduate Business courses. Taking the exam demonstrates to the schools that you were serious about earning your degree and demonstrates your potential for succeeding in your MBA program. Veritas Prep would love to set you up with a San Francisco GMAT class or course to give you an edge as you study.

What does the GMAT cover?

The exam consists of four different sections and lasts a little over three hours, with the option of taking two 8-minute breaks. The four parts of the test include the Analytical Writing Assessment section, the Integrated Reasoning section, the Verbal Reasoning section, and the Quantitative Reasoning section. Let's dive deeper and take a look at the various details of each of these sections.

In the Analytical Writing Assessment, you are only required to answer one question. You must finish this portion within 30 minutes. In this assessment, you must read an argument which has been provided. You must evaluate this argument and determine whether you believe a clear case has been made using relevant evidence. You are not required to have any special knowledge of a specific topic to answer these questions. You are also not creating your own argument in this essay answer. The sole purpose of this section is to demonstrate your ability to critique an argument given to you from an outside source. In order to earn a good score on this portion of the test, you need to showcase your ability to communicate clearly using written English. Your ideas must be organized and fully developed. If you think you could use some extra help evaluating arguments or organizing your ideas, a San Francisco GMAT prep course is an excellent resource to help you while you practice.

The Integrated Reasoning section consists of 12 questions that you must finish in 30 minutes. Therefore different kinds of problems in this portion of the test. These include graphics interpretation, table analysis, multi-source reasoning, and two-part analysis. You'll be required to understand Data which is presented to you in number form, text, or graphics. You will also be required to use multiple sources of information to evaluate and solve a problem. In order to receive credit for answering a question, you must answer all parts correctly. The main skill you are showcasing in the Integrated Reasoning Section is your ability to look at large amounts of data from different sources and make logical decisions. This is a critical skill which is necessary for all your MBA courses. If answering this kind of question is new or difficult to you, a San Francisco GMAT course or class can assist you while you work towards your grasp of integrating information.

The next section of the test is the Verbal Reasoning portion. This part of the test consists of 36 questions which you have 65 minutes to complete. There are three main types of questions in this portion of the exam: critical reasoning, reading comprehension, and sentence correction. You do not need any special knowledge of the subject matter presented in order to answer the questions. The critical reasoning questions will assess your capacity to create or critique arguments. They are generally based on a short reading passage, and it is your job to choose an answer that either strengthens or weekends an argument. The reading comprehension questions required to read a longer passage which is accompanied by questions but assess your ability to understand the material, make inferences, or possibly apply the material to a different context. Sentence correction questions are given to you with a portion which has been underlined. You were given five different options, and you must choose the option which re-freezes the underlined section of the sentence to create the most effective sentence. This is a test of your attention to word choice, grammar, and your ability to construct a proper sentence. If you would like assistance in working on these skills, a San Francisco GMAT course or class can cover these topics and help you understand them better.

The final section on the GMAT is the Quantitative Reasoning portion. In this section of the test, you will have 31 questions would you must answer within 62 minutes. There are two different types of questions found in the quantitative reasoning portion of the exam. These include data efficiency questions and problem-solving questions. Data sufficiency questions ask you to determine a problem, identify the important information, and determine whether you have enough information to solve the problem. Problem-solving questions will assess your capacity to solve quantitative problems using logic and reasoning skills. To answer these questions, you must have a knowledge of arithmetic, geometry, algebra. However, this is not a test on your math skills but instead Is testing your ability to think logically.

When you arrive on exam day, you will be allowed to decide which order you like to take the GMAT sections in. Once you have selected an available test sequence, you are locked in. If you're unsure of the pros and cons of the various sequences available, a San Francisco GMAT course or class can break them down for you and help you make the right choice for your needs.

What are the benefits of the different options San Francisco GMAT prep course or classes available through Veritas Prep?

There are three main options you may utilize when you work with Veritas Prep. These are self-guided study courses, live GMAT classes, or private GMAT tutoring sessions. Let's look at these options in further detail.

In a self-guided San Francisco GMAT course, students receive access to thousands of practice questions and are able to download and stream high-quality video instruction. These videos can be watched on your phone, tablet, or laptop. If you find yourself struggling with a particular type of question, you have access to live online study help. This is an excellent GMAT prep option for students who prefer to work independently since you can move at your own pace and create your own schedule.

Another option is a live San Francisco GMAT class. With this option, you are also given access to all the materials found and a self-study course. In addition, you will receive 36 hours of quality instruction over the course of six weeks. Instructors to teach live classes have scored on the GMAT in the 99th percentile. If you are a student who learns socially, this is an excellent option for you since you are able to speak directly to classmates and your instructor during class time.

If neither of those options suits your particular needs, you may want to take advantage of private tutoring. Private GMAT tutoring includes everything found in the San Francisco GMAT course and class. This means you have access to the same video lessons, practice questions, Live Classes, and online homework help. In addition, you will receive one-on-one individual GMAT lessons. This gives you a huge advantage because your study sessions can be tailored to suit your exact study needs. With a private tutor, you can assess your progress as you work towards achieving your goals for each portion of the exam.

Why choose Veritas Prep?

With how hard you have worked to get this point, why would you not use a valuable resource which has been proven to assist students who are preparing for the GMAT exam? Live instructors scored in the top 1% when they took their exams. With the flexibility we provide through the option to work through a self-lead San Francisco GMAT course, taking live classes online, or working with a private tutor, there's no reason you shouldn't be able to fit proper GMAT test prep into your schedule. You can use your time to practice exams using the computer-adaptive software. The actual GMAT exam uses this format for the Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning sections. The computer-adaptive technology decides on which questions you will answer next based on your ability to answer the previous questions correctly. If you were answering previous questions correctly, your future questions could increase in difficulty. This is believed to provide the most accurate view of your reasoning and critical thinking potential.

If you are ready to get started in a San Francisco GMAT prep course, Veritas Prep is here and excited to assist you while you work towards your professional potential. Contact us today and begin gaining top-notch GMAT skills by signing you up for a San Francisco GMAT course or class!

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Education:
MBA, Crummer Graduate School of Business B.A, Northwood University
As the adage goes, “practice doesn’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.” Hailey Cusimano has had the opportunity to apply this (and many other cliché sayings) to both the sports and standardized test world, ensuring her students are applying the necessary strategies to make their preparation effective and efficient. Hailey emphasizes a strategy-driven approach to test preparation, centered on the idea that every student’s learning style is different. With this approach, she has been able to coach hundreds of students around the world to success on the GMAT and SAT with study techniques, strategies, and content reinforcement processes that build critical-thinking skills and allow students to tackle even the toughest questions the test has to offer. When Hailey is not making a difference in her students’ studies, she can often be found making a difference in the nonprofit world – helping orphaned and abandoned wildlife at one of the animal sanctuaries or refuges she volunteers her time with as she works toward a nonprofit of her own.  

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I cannot thank Hailey enough
After a terrible night of sleep in anticipation of my second go at the GMAT, I scored a 720!  I cannot thank Hailey enough for her patience, guidance, support, instruction, and advice.  There's a zero chance I could have achieved this score without her.

Hailey was a fantastic tutor.
She has an extremely high level of expertise in GMAT math and was able to explain many of the problems in multiple ways until I really understood the concepts. I improved my Quant score by 9 points (38 to 47) and got a 730 overall (47 Q 44V). Could not have gotten my Quant in order nearly as fast or nearly as efficiently without Hailey's help.

The best tutor I've ever had
Hailey Cusimano from Veritas was the best tutor I've ever worked with! She was truly an encyclopedia and knew the answer to every question I asked her. Her knowledge of GMAT quant and verbal were unmatched and she has a talent for explaining problems in a way that is easy to understand. In additional to this, she was always enthusiastic and encouraging!


Education: BA, Brigham Young University | MBA, Brigham Young University | Doctoral coursework, University of Utah
Aaron Pond truly loves connecting with his students who count on Aaron to be a mentor, a friend, and a resource throughout the entire MBA application process. While the GMAT isn’t rocket science, Aaron could do that as well after receiving his undergraduate degree in Astrophysics from BYU. Since then, Aaron graduated first in his MBA cohort (also from BYU), and finished his doctoral coursework in Educational Leadership at the University of Utah. Aaron’s engaging teaching style and creative methodologies help students look at questions from a totally different perspective, turning horrendous problems into simple, 20-second solutions.
 
Even though Aaron has read all of the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings books in German (which seems like one of those “genius-y” type of things), Aaron likes to say, The major work of the world is not done by geniuses. It is done by ordinary people, with balance in their lives, who have learned to work in an extraordinary manner. (Gordon B. Hinckley) As Aaron explains, “It is not just super-geniuses who ace the GMAT. It takes a balanced, calculated approach and it certainly takes work, but anybody can drastically improve their score.”

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Aaron was a great teacher.
Aaron was a great teacher. He knows great techniques that  will help you improve your GMAT score. Thanks to Veritas Prep and Aaron, I'm a second year MBA student at one of the nation’s top MBA programs  and already have a full time job offer for when I finish my second year. I recommend Veritas Prep and Aaron to all my friends.

I really could feel like he cared about each student
My teacher Aaron went out of his way and put in extra time and effort to make sure all my questions were answered. He took time in each class to make sure each student understood the concepts clearly and still moved at an appropriate pace.  I really could feel like he cared about each student, not just his contract with Veritas Prep.

I haven't seen an instructor as well prepared as he is.
Our instructor Aaron Pond is a great guy always concerned with each student in our individual needs. I haven't seen an instructor as well prepared as he is.


Education:
MBA, Kellogg
BA, Brigham Young University
Travis Morgan may be an actual movie producer (look him up on IMDB if you don’t believe us), but he certainly doesn’t fit the old cliché of “Hollywood types.”  In fact, Travis is a down-to-earth Veritas Prep instructor who is focused entirely on his GMAT students’ success. Having moved 5 times (!) before 6th grade, Travis now credits much of his career success to the skills he picked up early in life: adapting to new surroundings, new people, and new challenges.  It’s an expertise that he brings with him in his teaching methods.
 
A graduate of Brigham Young University (BA) and Northwestern-Kellogg (MBA), Travis’ goal as a teacher is to always meet students where they are now - how they think, what they see, the process they’re most comfortable with, and then try to open their eyes to a different approach, a new discovery, or a beneficial thought process. Here’s an example:  “I love to teach Sentence Correction. And even though about half of my students absolutely HATE Sentence Correction when they start, I show them that you don’t have to be an expert grammarian to do well on these problems. With a structured approach and a strategy called “Decision Points,” you can get the right answer with limited knowledge or even effort.”  And the biggest reward for Travis?  “I just love to see my students’ eyes light up when we teach this strategy and it completely transforms their entire view of these problems.”

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My instructor, Travis Morgan, was phenomenal. 
  He was able to teach difficult concepts in simple ways so that everyone could understand.   Veritas Prep dissects the GMAT so that you know exactly what to expect and gives many helpful hints so that you know how to think like the test makers. The books that come with the course actually explain short cuts to doing the problems and walk you through step-by-step.  Seriously everyone in my class was very happy with the course and felt that it was well worth the money.

His classes were very dynamic
My instructor Travis Morgan (LA) was awesome!; he helped me to focus on effective strategies to tackle the GMAT! His classes were very dynamic and gave us advices out of the (material from his personal exprience as a test taker). My instructor and Veritas Prep are highly recomended!!

Special praise must be given to instructor Travis Morgan
whose upbeat personality kept me awake after a full day of work. Highly recommend