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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 160 166 + 6
Verbal 150 166 + 16
Total 310 Scored
332

The quality and quantity of questions are outstanding. The lessons cover all the topics you need to know for the exam. Also, the lesson plans gave me a basic structure to build upon my study schedule. I also just want to thank every member of Magoosh team for providing such great materials and helping people achieve their goals. Because of you guys, I believe now I have a much better chance at going further in my academic career and also at life in general. Thanks!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 160
Verbal 163
Total Scored
323

Magoosh offered me absolutely everything I needed to study for the GRE: from classes explaining all the subjects evaluated in the test to hundreds of exercises so I could practice. I am really satisfied with the service Magoosh provides.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 165
Verbal 167
Total Scored
332

I found Magoosh's practice problems to be great practice for the real GRE, so by the time test day came I felt really prepared!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 155 162 + 7
Verbal 163 163
Total 318 Scored
325

I used Magoosh largely to refresh my math. The video lessons for math anticipated everything that could be on the test and provided good approaches to tackle seemingly difficult problems. The sheer number of practice problems also helped! I definitely felt ready taking the GRE!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 169
Total Scored
337

I found Magoosh very helpful! The questions and explanations were very well-designed, the video explanations were clear and really helped in answering questions, and the Magoosh system made studying seem like a game!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 168 164
Verbal 146 157 + 11
Total 314 Scored
321

Magoosh REALLY helps for my verbal. The lessons help me to learn how to THINK and how to deal with GRE questions. That's what a beginner needs to get started.

The practice questions are harder than real test. So don't lose confidence when not performing well in practice mode. Moreover the word flashcard(especially the app for mobile) function is also great : I'm not a native speaker, and I found it difficult to distinguish similar words. Flashcards have interpretations in English(only for GRE) as well as example sentences. Convenient and awesome.

Well, I actually underestimate math part because I focus on verbal so much... I will retake the exam to get a better score in Q. Hopefully a better V as well!

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

In my experience, Magoosh has been, by far, the most effective, and affordable test prep company for teaching why incorrect answers are incorrect. Watching the video explanations after each question (regardless if correct/incorrect) with the linked "relevant lessons" provide ample opportunities for learning new, effective ways to problem solve.

The math lectures are inspiring; there is always something to gain from watching each of the videos. Also, the free vocabulary flashcard app turns the dead time from my commute into an opportunity to review.

Math began as my weakest point, and I was embarrassed with all the knowledge I lost between high school and the end of college. I started out with math scores wavering around 156-159, and sadly hit a plateau in my practice test performance (even until the day before the test!). The lessons went far beyond anything I learned in high school, and were, in my opinion, profound. Without the general knowledge and number principles stressed in the math lessons, I wouldn't have been able to achieve my real score of 170 (I stared at the screen for about five minutes, in disbelief).

I found the Magoosh questions tailored to hammering down the fundamental principles instead of promoting cheap tricks, which made their questions seem more challenging than those I encountered on the real GRE. The lessons are genuinely interesting, and the videos instill a deep appreciation for concepts and their derivations.

The personalities of the lecturers gave me the impression that Magoosh's primary goal is to help the student, and I couldn't appreciate this any more.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 170
Verbal 162
Total Scored
332

Magoosh helped familiarize me with the GRE test environment. The instructional videos were very helpful. Furthermore, the video explanations to each question helped me understand where I made mistakes or how I could better tackle similar problems.

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

The videos were very well done. All the concepts were explained really well. And the practice questions were very very thorough.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 169
Verbal 152
Total Scored
321

Magoosh is great and helped me a lot to improve verbal part. The vocabulary flashcard is awesome and very useful. Also, it provides a very good collection of questions in both verbal and math section. Though I did not do good in verbal section, I think I have improved my English a lot from the level I had started.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 156 161 + 5
Verbal 160 160
Total 316 Scored
321

Math tutorials were helpful in the geometry rules which I had forgotten since high school. Vocabulary flash cards were also helpful.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 156 162 + 6
Verbal 152 160 + 8
Total 308 Scored
322

The questions were key in helping me with the hard and very hard questions.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 165
Verbal 166
Total Scored
331

Plan my schedule

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

Wonderful job with the lessons to thoroughly describe what to expect on the GRE. I felt confident and prepared to take on the test. If anything, I found the prep to be more difficult than the actual GRE!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 161 158
Verbal 157 164 + 7
Total 318 Scored
322

I loved the videos explaining problems in real time

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

I really appreciated the math videos and the explanations after every question. I was feeling pretty confident on verbal, but really needed the math help.

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

It helped me in building my basics and learning from my mistakes..Magoosh helped me adapting to the actual test conditions as closely as possible..Other mock tests does not include the experimental section and thus ends in 4 hrs.. Thanks to you guys that I developed the ability to sit for 4.5 hours at a stretch..

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 157
Total Scored
325

It helps a lot in improving my skills in Verbal!

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 155 163 + 8
Verbal 159 162 + 3
Total 314 Scored
325

Very comprehensive, guided math review and lots of practice problems. Results from practice tests are predictive of real test scores.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 168
Verbal 159
Total Scored
327

very good practice questions. accurate estimate of actual GRE score. Helped me a lot with verbal section. Questions are answered fast and good guidance given. Vocab wednesdays are very helpful as it helps remember vocabulary better.

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

I love the verbal part since it points out some analyze technique that help me break the questions down. Also, the AWA video quickly help me work out the outline of the whole response.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 167
Verbal 163
Total Scored
330

Magoosh helped build a strong foundation in terms of concept , thus enabling me to tackle all kinds of questions without hesitation.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 165 170 + 5
Verbal 152 160 + 8
Total 317 Scored
330

Magoosh helps by preparing you for the most difficult questions by providing with GRE specific strategies and examples. The division of questions section-wise and difficulty wise pretty awesome. Vocabulary application covers the most probable GRE words. SE and TC explaination and the number of questiions on offer is exhaustive. Thanks Magoosh!! I would highy suggest all GRE test takers to use it and see amazing improvements in their scores.

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

Loved all the practice questions available

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