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# DeltaCourse - do not buy- big rip-off?

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21 Feb 2005, 02:54
I posted this in a differrent thread started by somebody else but I think this title will have attenion from more people.

I have purchased DeltalCourse material as I saw it was mentioned here and Ursula(760 scorer on testmagic) recommended it but I feel it is a big rip-off.

Charging $27 for just probability questions is rediculous.Their advertisement on the main page got me into it.Their ad makes you feel that you are getting quiet a few things but it is all big BS and marketing gimmic. Things that irritated me: -Unncessary overblown advertisement on their homepage. -Their so-called "Guide to algebra" has just one question.I felt like I am stupid.They just cheated calling it guide to algebra.It is under bonus section but why false advertise? -They advertise ..."A formula from an 18th-century mathematician that can help you solve probability problems". This is height of hyping.They just list the Bayer's theorem in the notes.I have never seen this kind of hyping anywhere. -And their line is something like "If you are not preprearing with us, you are not preparing". Big BullShi........ -Strategies from high-scorers is a big joke.Posts from old timers with not much info.Nowhere near to what we see in this forum. Do yourself a favour and stay ayway from these guys.Buy a nice dinner for your family with the same money. Anybody else feel the same? CEO Joined: 15 Aug 2003 Posts: 3461 Followers: 66 Kudos [?]: 783 [0], given: 781 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 25 Feb 2005, 00:20 What do other guys think? Lets have several opinions. Manager Joined: 25 Jan 2005 Posts: 70 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 18 Mar 2005, 12:58 Even I bought the course and its not the worth of$27. It might be better to take the help of google.com rather than shelling out for Delta course.
I found better material and concepts over the web compared to that of Delta course.

Aryan
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29 Mar 2005, 13:07
I also bought the course online. I haven't found much that is very useful. Perhaps I should have stuck to my books
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Delta Course totally not worth it [#permalink]

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04 Apr 2005, 12:37
It gives decent probability and perm/comb overviews but offers little in the away of more advanced problems and certainly isn't worth $30. Maybe$5.
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27 Apr 2005, 14:00
aryan wrote:
Even I bought the course and its not the worth of \$27. It might be better to take the help of google.com rather than shelling out for Delta course.
I found better material and concepts over the web compared to that of Delta course.

Aryan

Do you have any suggestion on websites that can help in preparing for probability-type question? Thanks
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29 Jun 2005, 23:15
To be very frank,this forum is much helpful than Deltacourse.
ANY TAKER?
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23 Jul 2005, 14:11
The DeltaCourse is good for one thing... the daily email they have to test your math skills... its a free email.
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17 Feb 2007, 11:01
I agree with all the posters. The course has not been updated since 2003 and pretty much only has 5 types of questions. Sign up for a free daily e-mail and review C(n,k) and P(n,k) questions.

On the real test (2/10/07) I only had one question covered by Delta Course related to C(n,k)
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# DeltaCourse - do not buy- big rip-off?

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