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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 165 170 + 5
Verbal 152 161 + 9
Total 317 Scored
331

very good practice problem

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 159
Verbal 162
Total Scored
321

The lessons related to Issue and argument task were splendid. The English lessons were very helpful.It helped in fine tuning my strategy for final exam. The variations in mock exams and the difficulty level of questions were on par with the original.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 156 167 + 11
Verbal 161 165 + 4
Total 317 Scored
332

Great study plan, flash cards, really good videos and tips to work faster, and of courses plenty of exercises!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 154 158 + 4
Verbal 161 167 + 6
Total 315 Scored
325

I didn't use Magoosh as much as I should have, but I wouldn't have gotten this score if it wasn't for the verbal practice questions, the math video lessons, and the lessons that dealt with the test in general. I never thought I would improve my score so much and Magoosh was certainly an important part of that improvement.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 162 163 + 1
Verbal 153 159 + 6
Total 315 Scored
322

Magoosh's dashboard was the best learning platform that I came across during GRE studies (used multiple different free and charged services). It was easy to focus only on what I needed to improve the most.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 165
Verbal 165
Total Scored
350

Testing-driven learning is the most effective way for me to quickly internalize concepts and methodologies. Magoosh really tightens up the test-assess-learn cycle with the nice integration of explanation videos and questions.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 158 165 + 7
Verbal 157 157
Total 315 Scored
322

Helped me learn math concepts

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 160
Verbal 164
Total Scored
324

Short and effective videos, many useful tips, additional resources (vocabulary+flashcards). Working full time, and taking care of a baby left me little time to practice so I appreciate your systematic yet flexible approach.

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

Videos, exercises (specially math) and video explanations for exercises

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 162
Verbal 165
Total Scored
327

The videos were invaluable for allowing me to review and learn new quant skills. The number and variety of questions for both sections helped me create and stick to a solid schedule. I'll be using the same practice techniques next semester when I rewrite it (to get closer to perfect!).

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 155 160 + 5
Verbal 156 162 + 6
Total 311 Scored
322

lessons! both the math and verbal teachers are excellent. :D and also the exercises...but i realy didn't have enough time to use them as I would have liked.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 161 165 + 4
Verbal 153 155 + 2
Total 314 Scored
320

To practice with exercises similar to the real test. The explanations of the exercises are really good, and the staff want to help you.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 155
Verbal 170
Total Scored
325

The questions were very similar to the real thing--far more than anything I've seen put out by other test prep companies. Combine that with the huge volume of questions available, and you have an invaluable source of test prep material.

When I get my score report back I will want a shirt!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 166 170 + 4
Verbal 156 165 + 9
Total 322 Scored
335

As you can see from my previous score, as a non-native speaker of English, I needed help especially for the verbal section. I think I watched all lessons in the Verbal part, solved most of the questions (and as I solved them, made sure to learn the unknown words.) I also watched all Vocabulary Wednesday's of Chris on YouTube. The day before the test, I could not recall all words I attempted to learn, but most of them (70-80 %). Plus, I improved a lot in terms of the method of solving the questions by listening to lessons and question explanations, when not to look at answer choices, avoiding traps, and many else. I am especially thankful to Chris, his voice is still echoing in my head :)

Ok, it's a bit weird that I did not use Magoosh for the part I was most successful at. But honestly, because of the Turkish Math. education system, I could already confidently solve the majority of the questions. In the previous test, I didn't prepare at all and scored 166. This time, I occasionally took some practice questions from Magoosh to get a bit quicker and to get used to the math. terminology in English, because I know them better in Turkish. Then it was easy for me.

Thanks Magoosh team for everything! I am really content with my score, and now I have to focus on other parts of my grad application.

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

Magoosh helped me reach my goal of improving my math score by 5 points. Unlike other GRE prep approaches that I've used, Magoosh used a teaching style that helps you learn actual math skills and understand the math behind the questions. Other prep courses just teach you little "tricks" that don't really allow you to master the material fully, which of course is what the GRE actually tests. So not only do I feel good about my GRE score, I feel like I'm actually better at math!

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

Magoosh has really responsive consumer support, the tutorial and especially the video analysis of questions are, without doubt, the best on the market.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 156 160 + 4
Verbal 158 161 + 3
Total 314 Scored
321

The questions were fantastic. Very much like what I saw in the test.
The tutorials are also very clear and concise.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 169
Verbal 164
Total Scored
333

The videos played to my strengths as an audio-visual learner and the text explanations filled in any gaps. The real world simulation was crucial to my success.

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

Good to have many practice questions and video explanations.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 161
Verbal 167
Total Scored
328

Email me if you'd like specific comments on a particular question :-)

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 154
Total Scored
322

Excellent lesson videos and friendly test window and convenient time set and various practice modes!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 163
Verbal 166
Total Scored
333.5

Magoosh provided me with a wide range of practice problems to get me ready for test day. The videos for each question were particularly helpful in breaking down the problems and making them manageable. I was never strong in Math testing, but Magoosh put a little voice in my head that made me stop and say, "Now, let's think about this" for each problem. I think that this helped me immensely to stay calm during the test.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 153 155 + 2
Verbal 160 167 + 7
Total 313 Scored
322

Magoosh gave me an entirely new way of approaching the questions. Chris' video lessons were fantastic and gave me some great strategies to use on the Verbal Reasoning section. The flash card app was also very convenient and helped me improve my vocab immensely. The score increase I saw was beyond my expectations. Thanks!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 156
Verbal 164
Total Scored
324.5

The videos were incredibly helpful catching me up on all the math I forgot in the past ten years! They also gave me amazing time saving tips and tricks for the different sections and question types which helped keep me focused on test day. I felt very prepared, not only with the knowledge I needed to answer the test questions, but also with the test format.

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