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Magoosh
May 31 | 2016
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     By gesell.holly 0 0
Verified Score:

510

Q39

V21

Improvement:

N/A

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

I bought Magoosh after trying out friend's account. I loved the videos, I do wish that I spent more than 3 weeks studying with this program. I really thought the teacher was super informative and had great techniques. This is not a crash study course, or a get rich quick, you really need to take your time. It helps improve scores, however, I did not take the exam before studying. A friend of mine who did spend more time and effort increased her score by 70points and scored over a 600. I did not use the verbal portion mainly because I didn't have enough time to study for that portion.

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Great GMAT Supplement
May 22 | 2016
1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful
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     By bboredd 2 0
Verified Score:

730

Q49

V40

Improvement:

40 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

I used Magoosh in addition to another provider for extra GMAT practice. In general, I found Magoosh material to be excellent. One of the best features of this program the short video format employed by Magoosh. This format allows users to pick out specific areas of weaknesses or particular concepts that need reinforcement, rather than watch the entire length of a video on algebra when all you needed was a quick refresher on a specific rule on algebra.

I found Magoosh to be great in both verbal and quant and believe that while Magoosh filled in knowledge gaps for me, it would be an excellent stand alone program for students who only wanted to purchase a single program. It is highly affordable and would probably be one of the best value for money programs available.

Great product with an ever better price.

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     By hrg12 0 0
Verified Score:

610

Q41

V33

Improvement:

70 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

I got the premium subscription, and it was so worth it. The best part is the videos on every single concept that is on the test. I loved the math tricks too they teach you, such as doing mental math with large numbers. My score was 540 when I took it in January, after Magoosh I got a 610. The price is reasonable for everything you get and they even have a score gaurantee so if you dont increase your score at least 50 points, you get a full refund. I didnt even finish the course, so if I would have finished it im sure I could have gotten an even higher score. Bottom line, get Magoosh and that is all you need!

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Magoosh!
May 12 | 2016
1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful
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     By aadubb 0 0
Verified Score:

770

Q50

V47

Improvement:

N/A

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

I signed up for Magoosh just two weeks before my test. I originally planned on using it just for the extra practice exams, but ended up using it for extra review on a few topics I hadn't worked with since grade school. The videos that they have are awesome - a bit slow and dry, maybe, but they definitely get to the key concepts.

The math tests were much easier than the Manhattan GMAT tests (which were harder than the real test), but it was still good practice for the real thing.

I didn't poke around too much in the verbal stuff, but from what I did see it didn't seem to be at the same level as the math section or the Manhattan GMAT verbal section.

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Buy Magoosh
May 11 | 2016
2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful
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     By gmatdad111 4 0
Verified Score:

790

Q50

V51

Improvement:

140 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

Magoosh is an incredible product and I would recommend that anyone who is seriously considering a major score bump on the GMAT invest in it. It is completely comprehensive, everything you need to do well on the test will be shown to you throughout the course and you also have access to over 1,000 high-quality practice problems each with their own video explanation. That level of detail just isn't something that you get when you buy a book, like one by PR or Kaplan. Mike is an amazing teacher and will make the beast that is the GMAT seem much more tame. I went from a 650 to a 790 in roughly 4 months using the Magoosh study plans and I genuinely believe anyone else can do the same if they put in the work with these products. Buy Magoosh, you won't regret it.

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Magoosh Premium course
May 07 | 2016
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     By BalajiVarma 4 1
Self-reported Score:

620

Q45

V31

Improvement:

20 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

I have gone through the magoosh prep course.
For SC It was helpful in identifying the splits. The Example discussed were very good. Topics like parallellism, modifiers,comparisons are well disccused in detail.
For CR the approach helped me to reduce the time for selecting the right options and to avoid confuse between the answer choices.
For RC it was helpfull to breakdown the passage. So i was able to solve all OG question
Tuesadays with Kevin is also a good resource which one can loo into..
For Beginners especially Magoosh would be good enough to start with and they can easily see score improvements upto 20 points.
Thanks to team magoosh

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     By ilbeybudak 0 0
Self-reported Score:

710

Q50

V35

Improvement:

170 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

firstly I read the reviews and decided to chose Magoosh. I was hesitating because I had no idea about online courses. My score was around 540. I did not expect a high score. But anyways, I registered and I do not regret! Yes, a lot of the information Magoosh provided is not on the books and the tactics really work (Especially in analytical writing). I am not a good writer at all but my AWA score is 5.00. I worked 7 months. I wathced all videos. And the result? My GMAT score is 710. Still I could not believe that I got this score because I am not a native speaker.
Thank you Magoosh and thank you Mike McGary. You are the best.

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful
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     By mvictor 1637 193
Self-reported Score:

560

Q43

V24

Improvement:

90 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

First of all, I want to say that I have been a Magoosh client since 2014. I really liked how thorough the quant material is explained. The videos are structured by the topic. At the end of each topic, you can take a quiz. Can't say much on the verbal, as I combined Magoosh with E-GMAT. Nonetheless, I can say that the questions represent additional practice.
Very Hard questions seem pretty challenging, yet the concepts tested are very simple...it only makes you faceslap yourself for making such silly mistakes.
Mike McGarry is an awesome teacher, and his feedback is always valuable. Overall, Magoosh's feedback is way better than the ones from other companies (i.e. e-Gmat).

I strongly recommend taking the courses if you need to brush up your fundamentals in Quant.

Quick update: Magoosh helped me to increase my raw Q score to 49, which is not bad at all.

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     By atibordee 0 0
Self-reported Score:

560

Q48

V20

Improvement:

120 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

I have been away from a college for 7 years thus, I had to refresh everything. Magoosh's VDO lessons were very useful to refresh math concept for the folk like me. They provided not only basic concepts but also techniques to solve very hard quant questions.

Even though Magoosh costs you the lowest price in the market, it has tons of questions, 600 quant and 500 verbal questions. The quant questions are very close to the real test, not too hard or too easy like other test preparation courses. These questions are sufficient for scoring 700up if you are already good in English or a native speaker. I highly recommended quant section because of the cost and plenty of questions.

Of the verbal section, the questions were not quite the same as the real test. As a non-native speaker, I found that to prepare for this section, extra homework was required, for example, reading the business articles to improve vocabulary. I faced a difficulty in CR and RC because of my vocabulary.
Of the SC, estimated 50% of the questions in the real test were taught in the Magoosh's lesson while the others were about logical sentence structure that required reading comprehensive skill. If you are a native speaker or already very good in English, you might choose Magoosh to learn tricks and techniques in the verbal section. However, I did not recommend it for a non-native speaker who want to start learning from the basic English concept.

Before studying with Magoosh, I got Q34 V17. The real test I got Q48 V20. It is obvious that I vastly improved in quant section but not verbal.

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GMAT Course Review
1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful
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     By hharpreet 5 8
Self-reported Score:

720

Q49

V38

Improvement:

40 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Magoosh Premium
Location: Online

Review text: Material to achieve 750+. I have scored 720 and aim to score 770 to get admitted to top schools. GMAT club website helped me finding course and offerings from magoosh
I will recommend for sure especially when you need to customize your course and make it more adaptive
fair number of questions to practise. I have purchased premium plan that has both math and verbal tutorials. This package contains 640 Math practise questions and 540 verbal questions with solution and videos. course will definitely help to raising score in 30-70 range.
Apart from course magoosh provide flashcards to memorize things and provide method to customize your tests

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Magoosh Course Rankings
Overall Score Improvement
72 points
International Student Score Improvement
78 points
Verbal
87%
Quant
93%
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