ST. LOUIS, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Tutors, the Live Learning Platform that seamlessly connects experts and learners in any subject, anywhere, and at any time, announced today its acquisition of Los Angeles-based Veritas Prep. The acquisition expands the services that Varsity Tutors' customers may access, including expertly taught live online classes, on-demand recorded content and undergraduate and MBA admissions consulting.
Since 2002, Veritas Prep has helped 300,000 clients achieve their educational goals, with a reported client satisfaction rating of 4.95/5.00 for the fall 2018 application season. The company currently offers online and in-person assistance, with a learning suite that includes live online classes, private one-on-one tutoring and self-study materials. In addition to undergraduate and MBA admissions consulting expertise, Veritas Prep offers ACT, GMAT, GRE, and SAT courses, as well as a dozen test prep books. Veritas Prep and its management team will continue to operate from its office in Calabasas, California.
"Students rely on Varsity Tutors to excel in thousands of subjects. As a trusted source for expert instruction, this acquisition provides Varsity Tutors with new capabilities and resources to augment our Live Learning Platform," said Chuck Cohn, founder and CEO of Varsity Tutors. "With Veritas Prep, we gain expertise in both live online classes and recorded content and courses, as well as some of the top admissions consultants and test prep instructors in the industry. Veritas Prep has a history of delighting customers and surpassing their expectations. This acquisition will allow Varsity Tutors to help more students throughout the entire educational journey, from kindergarten to graduate school and adult learning."
Veritas Prep instructors, verified by the company to have scored in the 99th percentile of the tests they teach, deliver live online classes as well as pre-recorded, on-demand courses. Admissions consultants have previous admissions experience at elite institutions such as Harvard, MIT, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale.
"Veritas Prep has cultivated a community of high-achieving test prep instructors and admissions consultants who have a proven history of expert teaching and consulting, and we're excited to bring that expertise and our classes to an even larger community of learners," said Chad Troutwine, co-founder of Veritas Prep. "With Varsity Tutors, Veritas Prep has access to world-class technology and a global platform that users love."
The Varsity Tutors Live Learning Platform currently connects students to more than 40,000 experts for individualized instruction in 1,000+ subjects. With Veritas Prep's deep knowledge of classes and recorded content and its bench of accomplished instructors and admissions consultants, Varsity Tutors is pleased to further broaden access to high-quality expertise.
About Varsity Tutors
Varsity Tutors is a Live Learning Platform that seamlessly connects experts and learners in any subject, anywhere, at any time. To date, students have accessed over four million hours of live instruction on the platform. Experts are available to meet in person or through the company's award-winning online and mobile platforms, which account for the majority of all sessions. The company has raised $107 million in funding from investors including TCV, Learn Capital and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Varsity Tutors was founded in 2007 at Washington University in St. Louis. For more information, visit https://www.varsitytutors.com.
About Veritas Prep
Veritas Prep is the nation's largest privately-owned test prep and admissions consulting company. Founded in 2002 by students at Yale University, the Los Angeles-based company serves students globally. In addition to MBA and undergraduate admissions consulting expertise, Veritas Prep offers ACT, GMAT, GRE and SAT guidance via a suite of options that includes live online and in-person classes, private tutoring and self-study materials. For more information, visit https://www.veritasprep.com/.
Kelsey Miller, InkHouse for Varsity Tutors
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