You, Our Next Thriving Student?

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

You can find more Magoosh reviews on our Facebook page and on the Magoosh GRE blog .

Magoosh students are offered admission to top programs including:

Testimonial schools
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.

Start Your GRE Prep Today!

  •   Zero risk: 7-day “No questions asked” money-back guarantee
  •   +5 points improvement on your previous GRE test. Guaranteed!
Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 160
Verbal 170
Total Scored
330

The best way to practice for a standardized test is to take it over and over! I think Magoosh allows students to pick up on the feel of the GRE by offering a boat load of questions that are very similar to the ones on the actual test. This is especially true for the verbal section. Perhaps I would have gotten a decent score without studying, but by drilling question after question I was able to understand the nuances of the test and criteria, which to be honest sometimes are a bit subjective. Thanks to this practice and Magoosh's explanations, I was able to get a perfect score.

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.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 158
Verbal 164
Total Scored
322

Helped me practice!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 163
Verbal 170
Total Scored
333

I didn't have time to watch all of the videos, but there were certain ones I found very helpful. From the first few verbal videos I learned the most important points; look for specific clues and make the choice that is most directly related. Also, don't be afraid of unknown words. I learned the basic and common words in the Magoosh flashcards, but didn't make it through the advanced words.

The videos on the writing session were great. I used the exact timing and brainstorming strategies given.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 155
Total Scored
323

It helped me improving verbal a lot. RCs were the life savers.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 170
Verbal 163
Total Scored
333

Made GRE prep more interactive and easier

Magoosh students are offered admission to top programs including:

Testimonial schools
Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 156
Total Scored
324

Magoosh helped me strengthen my english and helped me prepare well for the verbal part of the GRE. Being from an engineering background, I required little effort for practicing math portion for the test but magoosh provided me with good resource so as to brush up my math concepts. The videos by Chris for the AWA are fantastic and they helped me score a wonderful 4.5 , which I would've been a hard task to achieve without magoosh. The verbal videos helped a lot understanding and preparing for the verbal portion. The videos were to the point and provided short tricks to solve the question easily.

Overall, the magoosh experience was wonderful and was worth every penny.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 165 170 + 5
Verbal 150 159 + 9
Total 315 Scored
329

hard section is really good

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 800 168
Verbal 740 164
Total 1540 Scored
332

A lot of practice material that was well representative of the material that appears on the exam plus great instruction videos.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 162
Total Scored
330

I could practice in a real exam setting, with the computer and time limit. It helped me to improve my answering pacing a lot, specially in math. In verbal, it basically built my vocabulary knowledge. I would memorize 8-10 flashcards each day. English is not my first language so it was essential for me to do that.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 164
Verbal 156
Total Scored
320

I registered for a test that was less than a month away. On top of that, I had no study schedule or any idea as to where I should start studying. Magoosh was helpful in outlining a study schedule, and helped me highlight my strengths and (more importantly), my weaknesses.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 170
Verbal 154
Total Scored
324

Magoosh helped me by giving me a huge set of practice questions to work on.

Start Your GRE Prep Today!

  •   Zero risk: 7-day “No questions asked” money-back guarantee
  •   +5 points improvement on your previous GRE test. Guaranteed!
Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 160
Verbal 159
Total Scored
323

Good questions to practice with and refresh memory of skills.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 165
Verbal 168
Total Scored
333

Really gave me grounding in how to approach questions. I was strong on verbal and OK on math, but Magoosh helped speed me up and give me more strategies for getting to the answers faster and more reliably.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 170
Verbal 167
Total Scored
337

I cannot, in any way, skimp on lavishing you with praise. Magoosh was extremely helpful and played a huge part in my final score - especially in Verbal. I sampled question sets that my friends used from other providers such as Barron's, Kaplan, Princeton Review, etc. and I must say none of them could mimic the questions and answer choices standard of the GRE like Magoosh has.
And that's not all. The support is impeccable. In every single instance that I had doubts about particular questions and mailed you guys for help, you delivered. And the service was adequate every time.
Providing an excellent combination consisting of a great set of questions, great user interface, prompt replies to queries and superb support in general, to me, Magoosh is the ideal practice station for the GRE.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 170
Verbal 151
Total Scored
321

It helps me in quantitive reasoning ,especially in the sort of diagram.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 163 160
Verbal 154 164 + 10
Total 317 Scored
324

Get used to deal with unfamiliar question in limited time.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 318 167
Verbal 152 155 + 3
Total 470 Scored
322

improve my English

Magoosh students are offered admission to top programs including:

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

The Question bank helped me a lot especially in terms of the diverse questions with all levels of difficulties.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 168 170 + 2
Verbal 152 158 + 6
Total 320 Scored
328

too perfect
the tricks on videos are useful, the explainations are useful. Each of your answer is conscientious!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 165
Verbal 170
Total Scored
335

The Magoosh quant questions were extremely hard for me, and that pushed me to learn more than I originally planned to. The videos were really helpful. It was good to take practice tests too.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 153
Total Scored
321

The flash cards and vocabulary builder are very useful. The responses for any question are always in time and helpful.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 170
Verbal 152
Total Scored
322

help me familiar with the pace of gre test, and also provide lots of practice questions

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 163
Verbal 170
Total Scored
333

By providing Mr. McGarry's math lessons and the QR practice questions. The former were especially excellent content-wise, though they deserved better editing for typos, verbal blunders, and other mistakes in presentation. I especially liked how Mr. McGarry aimed to give his students a genuine understanding of the math in the GRE, rather than merely presenting techniques for answering QR questions.

Start Your GRE Prep Today!

  •   Zero risk: 7-day “No questions asked” money-back guarantee
  •   +5 points improvement on your previous GRE test. Guaranteed!