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These are survey responses from actual Magoosh students after they took the GRE.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 164
Verbal 167
Total Scored
331

I purchased a couple Manhattan Prep books, ETS's Official Guide, different phone apps, etc. yet I ended up using Magoosh's online application almost exclusively. I work full time and was only able to study after work and weekends. I was exhausted most nights after work before I even sat down to study... without the structure that Magoosh provides I would not have been able to be nearly as effective. I did not want to take the test more than once and my target was a 330. I scored a 331; what else can I say? Magoosh was literally a fraction of the price of the other paid resources. It has everything you need, trust me.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 168
Total Scored
336

Magoosh was fantastic. I will admit, I was a little skeptical- why would this sketchy online GRE course with a heavily self-promoting blog and a weird name be any good. But I heard some good things, and the price was good, so I was willing to give it a shot. I didn't want to pay upwards of $1000 for a Manhattan course, and was willing to take a risk. And I couldn't be happier with how things turned out. The lessons were spot on, and broke out the key components very well. The practice questions and exams were accessible and good. And the explanations for each question helped a lot, since practice is such a big component of a good score. I think that I had the same learning/prep experience, if not better, than all of my friends that paid for Manhattan.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 157
Verbal 170
Total Scored
327

Provided great sample questions and study guides.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 154 163 + 9
Verbal 170 170
Total 324 Scored
333

Math videos were excellent - very thorough and helpful.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 800 170
Verbal 490 163
Total 1290 Scored
333

the magoosh apps helped me review words, the prep questions are relevant, difficult, and helped me learn and review concepts.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 166
Verbal 157
Total Scored
323

Math and Verbal lessons and questions are all helpful.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 164
Verbal 161
Total Scored
325

Most importantly, Magoosh gave me a grueling schedule to hone my skills in three months. I used a modificated version (including two essays a day and own flashcards) of the schedule for advanced students, which can be found on the Magoosh Blog. What impressed me most was the fact that the schedule included a book from a competitor, underscoring my impression that Magoosh genuinely tries to be the best product for test takers.
In a nutshell, I do not think I could have delivered such a performance without Magoosh.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 161
Verbal 164
Total Scored
325

While most review materials for the GRE are cursory, Magoosh facilitates an in-depth and foundational understanding of the underlying concepts behind the test material. After a month and a half of using magoosh I truly developed an ability to properly orient myself to any given question and understand what I was supposed to be looking for in an answer. The sheer amount of practice questions available, the study guides, the flashcards (being accessible by iOS App was amazing), and the very rapid question response from Magooshers helped me prepare adequately and score well.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 165
Verbal 155
Total Scored
320

Magoosh greatly helped me become familiar with the test format and what to expect test day. The strategies discussed in the videos were invaluable. Thanks Magoosh!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 160 164 + 4
Verbal 152 159 + 7
Total 312 Scored
323

The exhaustive sets of questions for quants and verbal were very useful as they covered all the topics that needed to be studied. Magoosh made it possible to finish studying for my re-take within 2 weeks. The Magoosh video lectures are concise and help master the topics within a short period of time.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 151
Verbal 145
Total Scored
396

I really had little time to study and practice, even in those conditions I think I did well. At least I got the minimum score I wanted.

I'll keep praticing, to take the test one more time, to improve my score.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 163
Verbal 163
Total Scored
326

Very clear and focused videos, oriented towards cracking the GRE. I couldn't have scored without you. I found the verbal e-book very helpful. Mike, you actually make Maths seem easy- for non-maths people like me!!

Overall, highly recommended. I think it's the best GRE tutorial available.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 152 152
Verbal 168 170 + 2
Total 320 Scored
322

Well, I badly needed math help. My math score did not improve at all, but I think that my math skills did: according to the GRE diagnostic, on the first GRE test, the second quant section was filled with easy "1" and "2" questions while this time around it was filled with hard "4" and "5" questions. So I guess I improved enough on the medium questions to receive a harder section, even though my GRE score sadly did not reflect that improvement. I'm applying to grad school now, but if I don't get in anywhere, then next season I'll use Magoosh again to try to further improve. In any case, Mike McGarry's lessons were excellent--the math education I never received.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 161
Verbal 170
Total Scored
331

Magoosh helped me understand how to tackle the GRE as a whole as well as specific problems. The strategies, tips, and tricks from the lessons were invaluable to my test prep!

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 159 162 + 3
Verbal 160 161 + 1
Total 319 Scored
323

Magoosh made studying extremely efficient. The exercise quality was high, the video explanations were clear yet concise and the question review tools were excellent.
Unfortunately I wasn't able to dedicate enough time to GRE prep. Two weeks of evenings while on the road plus four full days aren't enough to reach a score that is competitive for admission at top 5 US schools. The rest of my application is very strong, so I will still apply and see where it goes. But my hopes are now low.
I would still like to thank Magoosh. If I were to retake the test in the future, I would choose Magoosh Premium again without hesitation.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 163
Verbal 159
Total Scored
322

Brilliant lessons on basic approach to most questions. really accurate representation of what to expect on test day!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 159 160 + 1
Verbal 162 163 + 1
Total 321 Scored
323

It was great to have projected scores based on my practice performance. The answer explanation videos were very helpful.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 690 157
Verbal 600 166
Total 1290 Scored
323

I thought Magoosh had great practice questions - especially in the verbal section. I also used the mobile app to study vocabulary words and found it an excellent way to memorize new words. It was especially helpful because I could study in small chunks when I found myself with some spare time but no access to a computer.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 161
Verbal 159
Total Scored
320

Magoosh was my major source of Gre preparation. I took advantage of verbal flash cards , videos and practice questions. The practice questions were hard enough to enable me solve the real Gre problems with ease. I interspersed watching videos and solving corresponding practice questions. I felt very confident about attempting verbal after going through magoosh flash cards. Of course, I practiced to conceptually understand how the words related in a sentence. Above all, I loved the learning interface that Magoosh offers. So, thank you Magoosh team for helping me with Gre preparation.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 161
Verbal 166
Total Scored
327

+ Familiarized me with the types of questions I'd see on the GRE
+ Helped me review common vocab words tested on the GRE
+ Math review is comprehensive and easy to follow

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 170 170
Verbal 158 163 + 5
Total 328 Scored
333

Magoosh gave many strategies/tips on verbal and AWA that I managed to learn in a two-day prep. Thanks to that I improved 5 points on verbal, which surprised me because I had significantly less time than expected to prepare(as mentioned above, I did a two-day prep). My new AWA score is not yet available.
I did not need to go through quantitative practice though, so I cannot say much besides keeping myself at 170.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 161 170 + 9
Verbal 161 165 + 4
Total 322 Scored
335

Magoosh gave me a comprehensive set of videos to review and I used the study schedule to keep myself on track with practice problems.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 156
Verbal 165
Total Scored
321

Allowed me to practice in a manner similar to the actual exam.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 153 163 + 10
Verbal 161 162 + 1
Total 314 Scored
325

By solving a ton of problems, and having detailed solutions to those problems, I was able to review many concepts that I had simply forgotten.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 130 158 + 28
Verbal 125 167 + 42
Total 255 Scored
325

It was amazing! There were so many practice questions! And the math explanations for each question were great!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 156
Verbal 165
Total Scored
321

Good concise explanations on all topics.

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