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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 167
Verbal 168
Total Scored
335

Magoosh helped keep me on track, at a much lower price point than other test prep systems. I followed the one-month plan, and was happy to do small pieces of prep each day. While I couldn't keep up the pace with a full-time job (as the guide warned me), I still believe Magoosh helped me a lot. I learned general strategies (number sense, not looking at the verbal answers without my own answer), a sense for timing, and most importantly, I always had a plan to follow so I couldn't second-guess myself.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 158
Verbal 166
Total Scored
324

The quantitative videos are great, and having so many practice questions available with thorough explanations after each one was really helpful. The emails about pacing, suggestions on when to start taking practice tests, customizable practice sessions, and the free Magoosh vocal app were all really helpful.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 154
Verbal 167
Total Scored
321

I mostly used Magoosh for math. The videos were extremely helpful.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 161
Verbal 163
Total Scored
324

The lessons were neatly organized and lucid. The study plans were helpful through providing structure. I felt the practive tests closely resembled the real deal.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 165
Verbal 163
Total Scored
328

Very helpful. Videos were great; I watched all of them. Flash cards for vocabulary helped a lot. The practice problems and tests gave me a lot of great practice.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 151
Verbal 169
Total Scored
320

Magoosh helped me slow down and isolate specific skills that I needed to improve. It was also great for building vocabulary. I now have a verbal score that will allow me to apply to competitive English PhD programs.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 161
Verbal 163
Total Scored
324

The lectures taught me very useful strategies and the plethora of practice problems helped drill those strategies into my mind.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 164
Verbal 163
Total Scored
327

When I started studying for the GRE I was comfortable with the verbal section. My main struggle was the quantitative section because, like many students, I hadn't used GRE level math in many years. The videos helped me remember many of the lessons I had learned in the past while enabling me to think the way the test makers think. I'm very happy with my math score and can thank the videos and numerous practice problems for getting me there. The verbal practice problems and video explanations built on the knowledge I already had. Some of the vocab or the reading comp passages on the real test were difficult and contained some words I wasn't ready for, but I had a comfort level after preparing with Magoosh that allowed me to stay calm and think through each problem.

The numerous emails Magoosh sends also provide a personal touch. They are encouraging and informative. They made me feel like I wasn't in it alone!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 169
Verbal 162
Total Scored
331

vocab is my greatest obstacle, and magoosh has great resource

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 158
Verbal 168
Total Scored
326

In every way. The vocabulary flash cards and strategy explanations for reading comprehension really helped whittle down my time, while the video explanations were the only way I could really improve my math score. I needed the constant reminders of how to look at each type of question, and even reviews of more basic mathematical concepts.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 164 170 + 6
Verbal 153 157 + 4
Total 317 Scored
327

For Quant, I knew that I had committed silly mistakes and didn't brush up some concepts such as probability, counting and statistics. This is where Magoosh helped me a lot. For I spent some time going through the lessons and then dived into taking practise tests. After every test, I analysed my performance and improved iteratively. Therefore stats provided by Magoosh proved to be immensely helpful. Furthermore, I went through summary part of most of the quant lessons. These are especially useful while revising 2-3 days before the actual test.

For Verbal, I memorised all Basic + Common + Advanced words (around 1000 words I guess). Importantly, I always used to read words in context (http://magoosh.com/gre/2012/how-to-read-in-context-for-the-gre/). Moreover, this helped me immensely in RCs, as I was able to quickly grasp the content of a paragraph and create a mental snapshot. Meanwhile, I saw all the verbal video lessons and started taking practise tests immediately. Especially for verbal, after every practise test, I saw text lessons for every verbal question and tried to learn the approach that has been used to solve that type of question. This helped me avoid common pitfalls.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 162
Verbal 158
Total Scored
320

The practice questions!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 158
Verbal 170
Total Scored
328

Magoosh helped me by providing a clear day by day study schedule. I chose to prepare for one month. It was intense, but doable. The practice problems were invaluable and very similar to things I encountered on the GRE. Having video and text explanations to every problem is something I was not able to find with any other test preparation material.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 163
Verbal 162
Total Scored
325

The tips from the verbal reasoning videos and writing videos were my primary concern. I watched some math videos, but didn't focus on them as I was already confident with that material.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 155
Verbal 166
Total Scored
321

It gave me plenty of practice questions to familiarize myself with the material as well as a good structure for studying.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 163
Verbal 161
Total Scored
324

Practice verbal sections

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 158 161 + 3
Verbal 162 167 + 5
Total 320 Scored
328

YES!!! Magoosh was a really great help and it definitely helped me feel more prepared for the test. With more practice I could have done even better on the Quant I think but I am happy with my overall score and think it's not bad.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 152 both times 157 + 5
Verbal 161 and 165 165 + 4
Total 313 Scored
322

The lesson videos were helpful; however, the questions are what really boosted my math score from a 152 to a 157. I took over 500 questions between the last time I took the GRE and this time.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 166
Verbal 163
Total Scored
329

Adequately prepared me for the GRE, I was looking to improve the math more than anything as I'm going into computer science and I did way better than I expected!

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 158
Total Scored
326

First of all, a BIG thanks to everyone in Team Magoosh. Magoosh helped me formulate a plan and execute it in the least possible time. Magoosh teaches in strategic way, which helps a beginner learn from the basics and then work their way to the top.The practice questions are such that they even challenge the best. The beauty of Magoosh is that it is designed for every kind of student. With Magoosh's " Help" , it was quite easy to learn and get your doubts cleared. Thank you again for all your support.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 170
Verbal 160
Total Scored
330

Magoosh provides more than 1000 gre practice questions which serve as a major confidence booster on the test day. Strategies on TC and RC by Chris helped me to solve the questions quickly and more importantly eliminate the wrong answer choices. Magoosh is definately the best gre prep product available.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 164
Verbal 162
Total Scored
326

Magoosh helped me to brush up my basics in a short period of time.They are a dedicated team, always there to help and answer your queries within a day.
The practice questions cover breadth and depth of the topic. This comes along with good content videos on different test topics.
I would highly recommend Magoosh.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 168 170 + 2
Verbal 150 158 + 8
Total 318 Scored
328

Magoosh provided questions which were of higher difficulty and made the real questions seem comfortable.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 164 165 + 1
Verbal 147 153 + 6
Total 311 Scored
650

Practice tests

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 157
Verbal 165
Total Scored
322

Magoosh helped me with the math section. I have terrible number sense, so the lessons and videos explaining how to do each question were extremely helpful.

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