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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 600 (148) 161
Verbal 700 (166) 169
Total 1300 Scored
165

Absolutely. An indispensable service at a reasonable price. I learned exactly what I need to using my new favorite way to learn: VIDEO. The overviews, the 'day-of' tips, the tutorials, the practice sessions--every part rang true and help make my test day the best it could be.

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

The verbal practice helped me prepare for what the questions would actually be like. The video tutorials gave me hints and made the process less intimidating. I used the 30 day study guide from your blog and mostly stuck to it. I was mostly concentrating on my verbal score and it showed in the result.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 147 156 + 9
Verbal 152 154 + 2
Total 299 Scored
310

The Magoosh product is very helpful. The video presentation after each problem has made the solution to the problems crystal clear. It is like a real person tutoring you, at your own convenience. Compared to other programs with out out video presentation, the Magoosh program is superior.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 147
Verbal 160
Total Scored
307

Magoosh helped me in several ways. The system taught me how to look at the questions, how to find the answer that was most correct, and reviewed my math skills. Magoosh is by far the best test prep for your money on the internet, and it is also fun to say. Magoosh!

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 710
Verbal 600
Total Scored
1310

It helped tremendously with the math section and mimicking the feel of the test.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math 140 147 + 7
Verbal 148 149 + 1
Total 288 Scored
990

reviews were great, however the strategies on utube from the cute guy on magoosh were better than the explanations on how to calculate on the math portion

that cute guy goes through how to do math problems buy guestimating in order to save time... i would have liked to see more of that on the site

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 164
Verbal 151
Total Scored
315

In short span of 28 days it was very difficult to prepare for the test but the streamlined guidance by you guyz helped me a lot.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 147
Verbal 160
Total Scored
307

I knew that in order to feel prepared for the GRE, I wanted to take tests on a computer. By having hundreds of questions for me to go through, I was able to do just that. And, with the answers demonstrated in the tutorials, I was better able to learn from my mistakes.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 154
Verbal 159
Total Scored
313

As someone who learns much better from videos than strictly from a book, I greatly enjoyed the teaching style of Magoosh. Beyond the vast number of practice problems, explanations, and tutorials, the blog offers an always update source for new material and situations and I greatly believe all the content in combination contributed to attaining better than my target score.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 158
Verbal 160
Total Scored
318

I know that I made the best decision in choosing your product since I only had 2 weeks to prepare. The format of your practice questions exactly matched the questions on the exam, which left me feeling very confident when I typically would have felt nervous. I had limited funds and extremely limited time to prepare, but only using your product left me feeling like I had a private tutor sharing with me every strategy I needed to know.

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Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 153
Verbal 158
Total Scored
315

It made me feel more comfortable with the test.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 158
Verbal 160
Total Scored
318 - 4.5 essay

I was able to do the questions and watch the videos during my lunch at my job. The best part was the practice questions, as I could as many or as few at at a time if I wanted. If I only had ten free minutes, I'd just do 4-5 questions, but if I had hours free, I could do an entire test. I really liked the flexibility of the program. The videos were very helpful on the math section because it was a long time since I had learned those concepts.

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Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 159
Verbal 167
Total Scored
326

The product helped me to understand the format and nature of the questions, The lessons were an excellent refresher. I also liked the focus on how to answer GRE questions.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 157
Verbal 150
Total Scored
307

The videos were very helpful, and the pactice tests helped me with getting my timing right

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 159
Verbal 149
Total Scored
308

It helped me understand and predict the style of problems that I would find on the GRE. The verbal portion of the review really helped me analyze the sentences and readings.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 147
Verbal 150
Total Scored
297

It helped me to stay motivated to study because of it's interactive nature. I found the verbal reasoning videos especially helpful; they also gave me more confidence when goin into the test.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 154
Verbal 146
Total Scored
300

The product was helpful to a great extent.It was user friendly and attractive.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 160
Verbal 165
Total Scored
425

I felt that the verbal section would be my weak point, so I did a lot of verbal work on Magoosh along with a few other online GRE practice websites and an iPhone flash card app. Out of all of the practice materials for the test, Magoosh verbal was the closest to the actual test and prepared me for the tricky questions. Also, I would highly recommend the flash card iPhone/web app that I used, which is offered by brain-scape.com. The words were relevant to the exam and I was able to learn approximately 1,200 words in about two months without pushing myself too hard.

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

Magoosh was a tremendous help. The first time I took the new GRE I had not used Magoosh to prepare. The resources I did use (McGraw Hill and Princeton Review books) led me to believe that the quant problems would be much easier than they actually were on test day, and as a result I was not adequately prepared. I used Magoosh to prepare for my 2nd attempt at the new GRE, and I found the problems to be a better representation of the actual quant section (I did not use the verbal section of the site). Also of significance, Magoosh's mock test option allowed me to determine where I needed to be at what time, something I didn't know the first time I had taken the test. Knowing how to properly budget my time was probably the single most important factor in improving my score, and Magoosh's mock test option is the best way to learn how to budget. My score on quant went from 152 to 165.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 155
Verbal 156
Total Scored
311

Plenty of practice problems and video explanations.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 147
Verbal 154
Total Scored
303

It made everything so easy to understand. It was a pleasure to study

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 151
Verbal 153
Total Scored
304

It reviewed EVERYTHING really clearily. I really appreciated how the narrator would show why to use a certain formula. It just simplified everything.

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

Mostly verbal - the level of complexity of the actual exam did correspond with the practice examples. Math was useful too, however the quant section of the actual exam was not so complicated, and many of the actual math problems were different.

Before
Magoosh
After
Magoosh
Math I had not taken the GRE before 149
Verbal 139
Total Scored
288

The videos were great! As I was taking the test, I was surprised to see how closely related they were.

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