GMAT Course Reviews
The GMAT Pill Method is like having your own private tutor
online - but for a fraction of the cost. You'll learn how to think efficiently
so you can quickly narrow down your answer choices and arrive at the correct
one - sometimes without even reading the entire answer choice.
Includes the Practice Pill Platform - an interactive
online question bank (800+) with GMAT Pill video explanations and community
discussion, a complete mobile solution for your on-the-go GMAT prep needs
(iPhone+ Android+ iPad), core course frameworks for all SC, CR, RC, DS, PS, and
yes--even IR, 24/7 Email Support, full length computer adaptive practice test
(CAT) with performance and time analytics, & OG13 Online Tracker.
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July 16 | 2014
Two Month is Good
June 29 | 2014
Getting a fresh start
June 24 | 2014
Good for non natives
June 20 | 2014
May 24 | 2014
GMAT Pill First Impressions
April 30 | 2014
Impressed by SC and RC Pills; Excited for CR!
April 13 | 2014
98%ile GMAT Verbal with GMATPILL!
April 05 | 2014
620 to 710
April 04 | 2014
Improvement: 90 Points |
I decided to take the GMAT in late October 2013 with the aim of taking it on January 31st. I signed up for Kaplan On Demand given my upcoming work schedule and the holidays I took my first diagnostic the first week of November and got a 480. I was shocked and honestly pretty discouraged. But after talking to friends and they all assured me they were in a similar boat when they first started. The first go around I just watched the lessons did the practice questions, rinsed and repeated. I think I completed every module and supplementary module possible. After a few weeks of studying I took my first practice test and improved to a 580, pretty encouraged I kept on the same path. Next practice test got a 600. Then studied more, did more practice tests and was consistently getting in the 640 range. In talking to my friends they had all mentioned they were in a similar situation and ended up faring much better on the actual test. So by test day...Feb 6th, I went in and took the test. It was like an out of body experience, I could feel myself losing concentration and it was not a good experience - which was definitely reflected in my score....620. The first thing I did when I got one was sign up to take it again....March 10th. From the actual exam, I knew exactly what I had to do. I took the weekend off (plus a few more days), did a little research and stumbled upon GMAT pill. I was weary of spending an additional $400 on course materials, but I figured it's worth a try....Kaplan seemed to be lacking some things I needed and GMAT pill had a money back gaurantee, so I signed up. I knew I didn't need to study that much more, so over the next 3 weeks of so I really focused on areas I need to improve on (Quant - number properties, algebra; Verbal - sentence correction and reading comprehension). I did the required studying, took some practice tests - honestly my scores didn't change much from before. On test, I knew what to expect....went through the first 2 sections feeling good, got to quant it didn't go terribly, finally seemed to breeze through verbal. When I got my score, I was in SHOCK.....wow....it really did pay off. I think my biggest piece of advice is believe in yourself, it's a test that can be mastered by anyone with practicing in the right way. If I was being honest, I wouldve been okay with anything over 650...I didn't think 700 was achievable, but it is...just find the course that works for you.
GMAT Pill was great, I wanted the SC pill probably 5 times and throughout the test I could hear Zeke's voice talking through the mechanics. It really worked for me and I think it's a straightforward approach to mastering the GMAT. I honestly never dreamt of breaking 700, but I think GMAT pill was exactly what I needed to get there.
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April 01 | 2014