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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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Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 164 170 + 6
Verbal 155 152
Total 319 Scored
327

Magoosh is a comprehensive tool where I learned how to solve problems, not just shortcuts. GRE it's about being like a physician: when a new patient come to you, you don't have to need exactly what he has, but you must know what he doesn't. Magoosh is exactly the tool that helps you achieve that level of analysis in GRE questions, where the time is a key factor.

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Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 167 164
Verbal 147 159 + 12
Total 314 Scored
323

First, the detailed explanations of every practice are really helpful. Second, the practices of verbal in Magoosh are much harder than those in the actual test, so it made me feel much easier during the test.

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

The videos were very informative and well designed, especially the math ones. The practice questions were challenging and with their adaptive nature I was able to study and do the harder problems. I was very impressed by the detailed explanation that would come with every question and going through them helped me understand the patterns of questions and the test more. The vocabulary guides and flashcards were a lot of fun and extremely easy to use. Though improvement was very gradual and hard to notice at first, I was very pleased when I clicked the "Report My Score" and found that attained my goals!

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

Prepared for the verbal questions. Helped me find the pace and gained problem solving experience by doing practice tests.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 170
Verbal 153
Total Scored
323

Questions in Quantitative Reasoning in Magoosh are more difficult for me to deal with, which enabled me to get well prepared.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 170 170
Verbal 146 151 + 5
Total 316 Scored
321

Math is good.

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

A lot! Although I was good at quants, my verbal was wanting. I loved and watched all of your videos and what can I say about the wonderful people working at Magoosh. I had mailed them countless number of times, when I had doubts, or just plain anxiety, I would just click the shining Help over there and some magoosh angel would come and rescue me and would clear my doubts and placate me. The way they respond is amazing. It's so personal. It's like they care and they do. I have learnt a lot, from the software and the wonderful people. And cherry on the top, Chris, you da man :D Vocab Wednesdays and then Game of Thrones, how wow are you? Your passion for the exam is tremendous. Why do you like this test of endurance so much :P

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

a raft of exercises is very helpful

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 160 166 + 6
Verbal 155 159 + 4
Total 315 Scored
325

All of the practice problems and their detailed explanations helped learn how to solve classes of problems, not just individual problems. After doing so many problems the tricks are easy to spot.

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Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 166 170 + 4
Verbal 145 165 + 20
Total 311 Scored
335

extremely helpful! Not Only I learned every tech needed for the test by video classes, the questions are well explained and are Just like real Gre questionS. They will make you feel like Gre test is Just some more magoosh exercises.with magoosh, You can improve AS much AS I did too!

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Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 161
Verbal 165
Total Scored
326

gave me structured study guides, great problem explanations and amazing content lectures.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 700 159
Verbal 580 165
Total 1280 Scored
324

I graduated with my MA in 2005, so it has been 10 years since I've been in school and 13 years since I took the GRE! I work full-time and am a mom to two young children, so Magoosh has been a lifesaver. I appreciated three things in particular: 1) the videos to help refresh those dusty math concepts, 2) that your practice questions were harder than the actual test, 3) your apps (so I could watch videos, use the vocab builder, or look at math and verbal flashcards on the go). All of those things helped me get a 324, which is not as high as others, but I will take it! Thank you, thank you for your help! Special shout out to Mike and Chris - I feel like I know you from watching every single lesson video. :) Thanks to the whole Magoosh team! I wish you had been around when I took the GRE in 2002.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 169
Verbal 154
Total Scored
323

Maths questions that I found here were really good especially very hard and hard ones, other prep sites had too easy questions that didn't help me.
As for verbal it was my weakest link, so exceptionally lucid explanations helped me a lot. The practice questions were hard which pushed me to work harder which helped me immensely in scoring 323 on worst possible scenerio(as I was sleep deprived, had cold and high fever on exam day :( )
Plus due to some task as I was not able to prepare in time they extended my subscription two times for free that was really helpful. :)

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 164 166 + 2
Verbal 167 167
Total 331 Scored
333

Magoosh helped me with many of the GRE math problems, some of which were almost verbatim to ones I'd practiced. This saved me precious time on the test. The problem explanations and strategy videos were the best.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 153 163 + 10
Verbal 162 165 + 3
Total 315 Scored
328

The math module topics were all extremely well explained and incredibly helpful. They gave me the hardcore refresher I needed to exceed my own expectations

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

Videos and text explanations were extremely helpful. I ended up taking practice exams over and over, looking at my results, watching videos if necessary

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 159
Verbal 164
Total Scored
323

It was a wonderful resource! I followed the One Month Study Schedule, which really put me on track for my scores. Very impressed with Magoosh and have recommended it to everyone I know!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 162 165 + 3
Verbal 154 155 + 1
Total 316 Scored
320

Magus helped me built the foundation for my math and verbal. I could never be familiar with the question type with Magoosh.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 161 163 + 2
Verbal 156 159 + 3
Total 317 Scored
322

Put all the important concepts and questions in one place, which was easy to access and time saving for a working professional like me to use.
Very user friendly and superbly designed application.

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Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 167
Verbal 167
Total Scored
334

I liked the videos because it was a great way to review math concepts and learn tricks for the verbal section. I especially like that in some of the math videos, Mike tells you that if you already have a good grasp on X (fractions, divisibility, algebra, etc.), that you should just skip to the end. This kept me from wasting time and watching videos that went over processes I was already familiar with. Also, the practice tests were great. It really gave me a good sense for the timing of the test and prepared me for taking a test that is administered on the computer. Lastly, the study guide helped me pace myself when I was preparing for the test.
I think people's chief reservation in using a site like Magoosh is that you don't have access to an actual instructor, but that's not true at all. I emailed Magoosh at least 3 times to ask questions about various practice questions and examples -- every time I received a response within 24 hours.

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Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 153
Verbal 148
Total Scored
490

I could repeat half of my school math and develop a strategy for a verbal part of the test.

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

It felt like having a personal tutor. I loved being able to instantly see

I feel like the math tutors are my friends now. I've started to say "ok..." before answering a question.

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

Was like a prep course but more focused on individual study which I thought was essential to success in an exam such as the GRE. Learning strategies through repeated practice really helped with the tricky, almost "unfair" questions that didn't really test knowledge or intelligence but tested question strategy. The pool of questions was diverse and plentiful, and the answer explanations really helped pinpoint the thought process behind each correct response. On a more pragmatic level, it is also much cheaper than courses available, but for those who can self-study somewhat effectively then the layout of this website will be more than sufficient.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 170 170
Verbal 160 163 + 3
Total 330 Scored
333

Yes, the techniques taught by Chris are very helpful. The tutors from Magoosh offer excellent explanations when I ask them for help.

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