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Highly recommend Empower for your GMAT studies! December 11 | 2015 1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful
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     By serendipityxt 0 0
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This review is for: EMPOWERgmat Online Course | Location: Online

I was able to improve from a 580 to 720 (Q47 V41 AWA6 IR7) after just two months with Empower! I did use another test prep company right before Empower to brush up on the basic concepts, but I really believe the tactics and tricks Empower teaches are worth preaching and are refreshingly different compared to those of other companies. During the exam, knowing when to trash a question was absolute key during the quant section.

I took a GMATprep practice test 2 weeks before my exam date and I got a 660. I was so disappointed and almost lost hope that I could obtain my dream score. But I tried my hardest anyway and what I think made the biggest difference was focusing on the verbal section. The same amount of points in verbal meant so much more than the same amount of points in quant. That was something I never would've realized without Empower. THANK YOU!! I should probably mention my quant score only improved 3 points since day 1! Without Empower I wouldn't even know how to study smart and use my time efficiently.

Now I am able to apply to my target schools knowing that my GMAT will not be the reason I do not get in.

I definitely recommend this program to anyone who's interested in taking the GMAT.

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Concepts and application never looked that easy December 10 | 2015
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     By prateekparasar 0 0
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This review is for: e-GMAT Quant Live Prep | Location: Online | Taught by: Payal Tandon

I am an IITian but after working on repetitive tasks for about 12 years made my sharp brain a bit slow and when I gave some mocks back in 2013 I was very disheartened with my results, That kind of affected my confidence as not only I was not able to go beyond 30-34 in verbal but also couldn't manage 50 in quant and that time I thought I needed a serious plan and material to practice with after analysing my techniques I figured out that my concepts and their application was not spot on and because of that I was wasting a lot of time too. Then through gmat club and online reviews I found e-gmat. Although I could not study for another 2 years because of work and personal stuff but now I am back on track to sit for GMAT and I am lot more confident in quant as well as in verabal. This is by far be the best online course I have ever seen and any hard copy or soft copy material. I would recommend e-gmat to anyone without thinking twice, money well spent. I have never thought concepts would look that easy to me.

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MGMAT -- Excellent (but you can self prep) December 07 | 2015 1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful
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     By mohater 1863 631
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This review is for: Manhattan Prep GMAT MGMAT Live Online | Location: Online

Part of my debrief includes my feelings on MGMAT:
http://gmatclub.com/forum/second-try-is-the-charm-710-48-q-38-v-79956.html

In a nut shell, learning as a 20+ something is much more difficult than learning as a 8-20 year old. The older you get, the more set you become in your ways (yes all ways), so if you have subconscious tendencies that are wrong educationally (math, grammar, etc.) it will be VERY difficult to get over those obstacles on your own. MGMAT puts a lot of emphasis to help you understand the "why" aspect of getting answers incorrectly. Obviously, a 1:1 is much more helpful, but the program does cater to this. The instructors are top notch, the material is excellent, but you as a student must invest the time to utilize these resources.

The flip side is self prep is possible, but you really need to invest the time to identify these tendencies and overcome them (the importance of the error log). No matter what you decide, the GMAT is a test that can be overcome, but you must invest in what your needs are (there isn't a one size fits all).

The class is well worth the money.

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A must enroll course for Non-natives for Verbal December 06 | 2015
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     By apurva297 1 0
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This review is for: e-GMAT Verbal Live Prep | Location: Online | Taught by: Krishna Chaitanya

Once I decided to give GMAT, I heard a range of facts and myths related to the preparation. One such myth was that the people, who are either avid readers or native speakers can only get a good score good in verbal section. The fact that I was neither of the two, scared me out of my wits and this thought was somewhere stuck in my head. Even though I tried to learn theory and practiced questions, I was unable to identify the cause of my mistakes. To add to my woes was my inability to sustain my concentration till the end of verbal section. These shortcomings were reflected in my first attempt of GMAT, where I had scored 32 in verbal.

After taking a break of a month, I decided to begin with my prep again. It was during this time one of friends told me about eGMAT verbal course. I attended the free sessions and was impressed with the way the concepts were taught. The sessions were great eye openers, and pretty easy to understand. This prompted me to enroll for eGMAT verbal course.

The course is very well-structured, and helps in understanding of all the concepts, including the tough ones such as modifiers. I realized the importance of understanding the meaning of question and the need of pre-thinking the argument. Scholaranium section is an added bonus. The timed practice of scholaranium questions gets once face to face with their strengths and weaknesses. In-fact, this section helped me evaluate and rectify my mistakes.

The eGMAT Verbal course made me feel more confident and removed the apprehensions related to verbal section. Again a big thanks to eGMAT team for their wonderful course. I would like to strongly recommend this course to every non-native speaker for the verbal prep.

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nice package December 06 | 2015
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     By sumitmsn2 2 0
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This review is for: e-GMAT Verbal Online | Location: Online

I signed up Verbal Online package after going through various reviews on gmatclub. It cost $199 when I bought it. I would recommend that any student who would like to improve on verbal, must go for this.

E-GMAT has this really effective method of teaching of breaking up the sentences and teaching the minute GMAT grammer rules. In such way, you need not remember all the rules except few. Before this course, I was unable to understand why the correct answer is correct and why the incorrect one in incorrect. This is a problem with almost all native speakers. E-gmat course helped me understand the basic idea of how to read and understand the meaning of the given question and then answer it effectively.

The one more good part of this course is scholarium, where you can test your skills. Its an access with huge number of question banks. It gives you graphical representation of your performance on both accuracy and ability.
It also give you performance info on various topics as well.


Overall I would say it a nice package. I am satisfied with the quality and they way they have tried to put this all together.

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Very good video explanations !!!! December 05 | 2015
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     By yganeshpatro 0 0
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This review is for: Magoosh Premium | Location: Online

Video explanations of Magoosh are really good . Magoosh prep will help to brush up all basics . When I started my preparation for gmat , I was looking for some online classes which will help me in the right direction and Magoosh gave that confidence .

Coming to question bank it is limited , and same questions are popping up during full length tests as well . full length tests are not giving the right picture of my preparation . Though video explanation for each question is very helpful.

I would say , Magoosh is good for kick starting ones preparation .

Support from Magoosh team was fantastic !!!!

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Excellent Value and Preparation December 03 | 2015
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This review is for: Magoosh Premium | Location: Online

Magoosh was a fantastic choice for GMAT preparation. You need to be disciplined and persistent -- skills you'll need to enter any elite MBA program -- and follow through their well-structured study schedules.
The math videos are excellent and really give you a 360 degree view of the quantitative aspect of the GMAT. Many lessons are worth remembering for long after your GMAT.
Their weakest link was the verbal videos, which I found to be too theoretical and hard to follow. I suggest they take a lighter approach, but again, I had strong verbal scores prior to the examination.
Their practice bank is very good and seeing your progress as you solve 10-20 at a time definitely motivates you.
Magoosh also extended my subscription after I postponed my initial test date: a very generous gesture.
Great value for what you get out of it!

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Awesome Course Content December 02 | 2015
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     By mbainusa2014 0 0
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This review is for: e-GMAT Verbal Online | Location: Online

I would highly recommend this course. I have improved my verbal a lot. This course is perfect for non-native speakers. The course content is very good and easy to understand. New addition of Scholaranium lets you practice and fill in the missing gaps.

Sentence correction is the best section. I also liked CR section a lot. The meaning based approach for SC question is awesome. There is IR section as well which is the best i have seen. Very close to actual GMAT. Its the best verbal course out there.You need not think twice before purchasing the course.

All the best.

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Awesome for verbal December 02 | 2015
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     By yganeshpatro 0 0
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This review is for: e-GMAT Verbal Online | Location: Online

Verbal section was a horror to me and one of my friends has recommended e-gmat 's verbal course to me . I have enrolled for a demo course and found the videos are very helpful . And without any doubt I have enrolled for the full course and needless to say that I have noticed improvement in my verbal section . Course is designed in such a way that even a complex topic seems like a simple topic . Hats off !!! to the instructors for breaking down the course in such a way that it is fun to learn . Anyone , who is looking for help in verbal section , e-gmat is the answer for it .

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Awesome for verbal !!! December 02 | 2015
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     By yganeshpatro 0 0
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This review is for: e-GMAT Verbal Live Prep | Location: Online | Taught by: Payal Tandon

Verbal section was a horror to me and one of my friends has recommended e-gmat 's verbal course to me . I have enrolled for a demo course and found the videos are very helpful . And without any doubt I have enrolled for the full course and needless to say that I have noticed improvement in my verbal section . Course is designed in such a way that even a complex topic seems like a simple topic . Hats off !!! to the instructors for breaking down the course in such a way that it is fun to learn . Anyone , who is looking for help in verbal section , e-gmat is the answer for it .

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