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Veritas Prep

December 07, 2011 09:00 ET

Veritas Prep Donates Scholarships to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to Help Veterans Transition From Combat to the Classroom

Veritas Prep Partners With IAVA to Offer Veteran Members Scholarships and Discounts for GMAT Prep and Admissions Consulting Services

MALIBU, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2011) - Veritas Prep, a leading GMAT prep and graduate school admissions consulting firm, announced today it will donate 50 scholarships to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the country's first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. As part of the partnership, Veritas Prep will award 50 scholarships to qualified IAVA Member Veterans, 25 for GMAT prep courses and 25 for graduate school admissions consulting services offered by Veritas Prep. The partnership will help veterans interested in earning a graduate degree become more competitive candidates.

"Veritas Prep is proud to support our veterans as they navigate the challenging transition from leading on the battlefield to leading in the classroom and the workplace," said Chad Troutwine, co-founder and CEO of Veritas Prep. "By teaching veterans our proven approach to the GMAT and the admissions process, they will be better positioned for career success."

"Veritas Prep is a national leader in supporting new veterans and has stepped up in a big way to show veterans that they have our backs. They understand the immense potential of this New Greatest Generation. These scholarships will provide valuable opportunities so new veterans can be at their very best throughout the graduate school admissions process. Education and employment are two of our top priorities at IAVA, so this partnership with Veritas Prep is especially exciting," said IAVA Founder and Executive Director Paul Rieckhoff.

The GMAT Scholarship Program allows winners to take the Veritas Prep GMAT prep course of their choice, either in-person or online. Every winner will receive Veritas Prep's full suite of 15 GMAT course books and extensive online resources. The Admissions Consulting Scholarship grants winners six hours of admissions consulting with a Veritas Prep admissions expert per scholarship. Application materials must be submitted by Tuesday, December 27 and winners will be notified by January 9, 2012. Additionally, Veritas Prep will offer 50% off all its GMAT courses and 25% off all its admissions consulting services for any qualified IAVA Member Veteran.

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must have finished college or be in his or her final year of college. Applicants must also be registered IAVA Member Veterans and apply via TheRucksack.org. Applications include three essay questions in addition to an application form. A panel of judges represented by the Veritas Prep and IAVA staff will select the recipients.

For more information about Veritas Prep, visit www.veritasprep.com. To learn more about Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America or to sign up for a free membership, visit www.iava.org.

About Veritas Prep
Veritas Prep is the world's largest privately-owned GMAT preparation and admissions consulting provider, offering industry-leading programs to help applicants improve their test scores and gain admission to the world's best graduate schools. Founded in 2002 by graduates of the Yale School of Management, Veritas Prep now offers live GMAT prep instruction in more than 80 cities worldwide, as well as interactive online courses available everywhere. Additionally, Veritas Prep offers industry-leading admissions consulting services for applicants seeking admission to the most competitive business schools, law schools, and medical schools in the world. For more information visit www.veritasprep.com.

About Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
IAVA is the country's first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and has more than 200,000 Member Veterans and civilian supporters nationwide. For more information visit www.iava.org.

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