SOURCE: Veritas Prep

November 19, 2008 11:39 ET

MBA Admissions Thought Leaders and Top Admissions Consultants to Offer an Insider's Perspective on Gaining Admission to Business School at "Veritas Prep MBA Admissions Blueprint"

Leading GMAT Prep and MBA Admissions Consultancy Offers a Weekend of Application Advice and One-on-One Admissions Advice for Applicants Affected by the Economic Downturn

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - To meet the needs of the deluge of last-minute applicants electing to apply to business school rather than risk the professional uncertainty of the current economic slowdown, Veritas Prep will bring together some of its top MBA admissions experts for a weekend of application advice and one-on-one admissions coaching.

To be held December 6-7, 2008 at New York University's Kimmel Center, "Veritas Prep MBA Admissions Blueprint" will provide a crash-course introduction to the business school admissions process as well as individual sessions with some of the leading minds in business school admissions consulting. Featured experts at "Veritas Prep MBA Admissions Blueprint" include:

    -- Chad Troutwine, co-founder and CEO of Veritas Prep
       A graduate of the Yale School of Management, Troutwine has propelled
       Veritas Prep to become the fastest-growing company in GMAT
       preparation and MBA admissions consulting, helping tens of thousands
       of students achieve high scores on the GMAT and hundreds more gain
       entry into the world's elite MBA programs.
    -- Scott Shrum, director of MBA admissions research at Veritas Prep and
       co-author of "Your MBA Game Plan: Proven Strategies for Getting Into
       the Top Business Schools"
       A graduate of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of
       Management, Shrum is a preeminent thought leader on maximizing
       students' chances of admission into top 30 business schools.
    -- A team of Veritas Prep's highly experienced MBA admissions
       consultants
       Comprised of former admissions representatives and graduates from
       the world's elite business schools, few people can impart such
       valuable insight on effective MBA admissions strategies as Veritas
       Prep's skilled admissions consultants.

"Prospective students, especially former bankers and other last minute applicants, are hungry for perspective on what the softening economy means for developing a successful business school application strategy," explains Troutwine. "In one of the most competitive MBA admissions landscapes of recent memory, objective, personalized feedback from MBA admissions experts can aid students in utilizing effective strategies to help applicants position themselves as strong, viable candidates."

The cost of attendance is $250 (the normal cost for one hour of work with a Veritas Prep admission consultant) and space is limited. Online registration is available now at http://www.veritasprep.com/blueprint/ or by phone at 1-800-925-7737.

About Veritas Prep

Veritas Prep is a leading GMAT prep provider that offers effective learning programs to help students improve their GMAT scores and gain admission to the world's best graduate schools. Founded in 2002 by graduates of the Yale School of Management, Veritas Prep offers live GMAT prep instruction in more than 70 cities worldwide, as well as interactive online courses. In addition to the most comprehensive GMAT prep courses available, Veritas Prep offers industry-leading admissions consulting to applicants seeking admission to the world's most competitive MBA programs and law schools.

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