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GMAT Course Review
Great Course for a fair rate
November 16 | 2015
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     By jenupten 0 0
Self-reported Score:

710

Q40

V47

Improvement:

140 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Optimus Prep™ On Demand Course
Location: Online

I was really happy with my decision to buy this course. It has everything that I needed to prepare for the GMAT.

Videos

They were comprehensive and easy to follow. The example questions were great and after each lesson there were assignments

Quizzes

Great way to practice certain question types because the quizzes were customized.

Practice Tests

Very good to see the current knowledge level. I took more than 10 during my prep and would say this is the most important aspect of the entire studying process

Knowledge base

An overview of all GMAT concepts - here you can see all content at once and get back to helpful notes if you want to recall something

Private tutoring

I took the platinum package with 12 hours of online private tutoring included. It was great to discuss my questions with George, my tutor. He was really helpful and showed me valuable techniques how to overcome some of my weaknesses.

Overall, I am very happy with the course and was able to improve my initial diagnostic test score from 570 to 710 in the real GMAT!

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1 Commented by TDK82 on March 12, 2016
Clearly a fake profile... :(
2 Commented by bb on March 12, 2016
As indicated above, this profile has been verified with a unique .edu email address. What makes you think it is a fake profile?
3 Commented by sameerspice on April 14, 2016
the only thing this profile has done is written review, possibly an indicator that it is fake.
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     By mairaa 0 0
Improvement:

100 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Optimus Prep™ On Demand Course
Location: Online

The course is comprehensive and gives you all the tools you need to prepare for the GMAT.

I found the videos to be easy to follow and the respective assignments were very helpful. I loved the included custom quizzes. I had a tutor who discussed with me all questions during online lessons. The practice tests were realistic and gave me an estimated GMAT score. i did not take all of them but they were still great for observing your progress.

The online tutoring lessons that were included in the platinum version were arranged on a flexible basis. My tutor showed my some great techniques for timing and eliminating.

Overall, I give this course 5 of 5 stars...

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1 Commented by nishith17 on February 07, 2016
This seems to be a fake review.
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Could be a decent option
June 29 | 2015
2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful
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     By kchung3 16 10
Self-reported Score:

730

Q49

V40

Improvement:

N/A

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Optimus Prep™ Private Tutoring
Location: Shanghai, China
Taught by: Brajesh

I signed up for lessons private tutoring with Optimus, after falling short of the 700 mark in my 2nd attempt. I picked Optimus solely because of the top reviews on GMATClub.

Through a couple sessions, my instructor was unable to work through and struggled with the same problems that I had trouble with. At the end, I had to ask for an instructor switch as I did not feel the instructor can help me get through the 700 mark. The new instructor was much better in terms of teaching and sharing tips on breaking through the 700+ mark.

While my experience with Optimus wasn’t too satisfactory, I believe it is a separate incident, and it still could be a decent option.

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1 Commented by shootforthestar on September 26, 2016
May I ask, who was your instructor that helped you break through 700+ mark?
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Awesome teacher!
May 07 | 2015
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     By Anonymous 0 0
Improvement:

60 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Optimus Prep™ Private Tutoring
Location: Online
Taught by: Brajesh

Brajesh is an excellent teacher and was able to help me with my weakest sections, Quant and Sentence Correction. This was the first time I've taken the GMAT and I was able to score a 710 which is well within my target range. Based on the practice test I took, I would estimate that my score improvement was around the 60+ range. He was very patient with me and has an extremely good command of all subjects tested on the GMAT.

Would definitely recommend again for those first time writers looking to achieve their goals or for someone would like to improve their scores by a meaningful margin.

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GMAT Course Review
Optimus On-Demand
February 10 | 2015
4 out of 5 people found the following review helpful
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     By Anonymous 56 17
Self-reported Score:

770

Q49

V46

Improvement:

N/A

Verbal:     
Quant:     
This review is for: Optimus Prep™ On Demand Course
Location: Online

I recently took the Optimus On-demand GMAT prep course. I thought that overall the course was a pretty good value. I'd recommend it highly based off of the incredible low cost of the product. I think it only wound up being $99 for me to sign up.

I think that the main value I got out of the optimus product was with the notes that accompanied each lesson. i felt that these alone were worth well over $100. They shortened what otherwise would've been a very cumbersome process for me to do, especially on the math section. I felt that the quantitative lessons were much more useful than the verbal, but that is only my perspective.

Overall I felt that optimus was a really good value for what you pay. I'd highly recommend it for anyone looking to prep on a budget.


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1 Commented by sriamlan on May 24, 2017
How did it cost you only 99$?
GMAT Course Review
Optimus Prep's Quant Booster
January 12 | 2015
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     By tiffi2015 0 0
Verified Score:

680

Q50

V31

Improvement:

100 Points

Quant:     
This review is for: Optimus Prep™ Quant Booster
Location: Online

After having worked for nearly 6 years I was toying with the idea to earn an executive MBA degree from a great business school. I had joined a BPO soon after completing my graduation and reached a decent position in mid-level management role however at the same time I had started feeling stagnated and wanted to take up a challenge to transform me professionally and personally. Without wasting time I started to prepare for GMAT, I made a self-study schedule focused on improving my math and verbal skills along with reading a lot of books to help me improve my reading speed along with taking a series of practice tests. I was consistently able to score above 40 in simulation tests, a score which was relatively higher than that of quant section where I scored below 35. I started devoting additional time in preparing for the quant section but did not see any remarkable improvement and that is when I decided to take the On Demand GMAT Quant booster from Optimus. It was a true value for money and included 5,000 questions and detailed explanations covering all quantitative question types, Video lessons explaining all quantitative concepts, gave me unlimited opportunities to create and do as many customised adaptive GMAT quizzes as I wanted and this subsequently helped me practice hard ultimately helping me improve my scores to 45+. I could access the course features at any point of time on my smart phone or tablet and hence could manage my time most efficiently. I scored 720 on GMAT and it wouldn’t have been possible without the Optimus Quant booster.

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Private Tutoring Review
December 04 | 2014
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     By Anonymous 1 1
Verified Score:

660

Q50

V30

Improvement:

70 Points

Verbal:     
Quant:     

I heard great feedback about Optimus test prep from one of my friends in the U.S while I was preparing for the GMAT test and was looking for a private tutoring option. There is a wide range of options offered by Optimus depending upon one’s needs. They offer private tutoring packages starting from an hour to 34 hours and are fairly priced between $120 and $3060. I enrolled in the 12 hours package and benefited a great deal by increasing my scores by 70 points.
They have an amazing faculty who make the GMAT prep a memorable and interesting experience. The faculties take the ownership of improving your scores and that’s why they even offer a 100% score improvement guarantee, which means that Optimus will refund all your money if there isn’t any improvement.

I had started scoring above 660 before joining Optimus and firmly believed that there is no way that I would not see a constant improvement if I practice diligently on my own for the test but soon I discovered that I was wrong. My scores had table landed and would not move. My score graph had become stagnant and I didn’t know what to do next. Then after much research I took the private tutoring package from Optimus. My learning process started as soon as I started to attend their online classes. It is highly commendable to see the way their trainers extend individualised attention to its students, they identify the strengths and opportunity areas of students and provide effective coaching and counselling on how to improve on them. Their folks demonstrate immense knowledge and command over the subject matter which shows in the way which they custom design the course for each of their students depending upon their ability.

I scored 730 in GMAT and am highly appreciative of Optimus. They are the veterans in GMAT prep.

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     By Anonymous 1 0
Verified Score:

680

Q49

V32

Improvement:

80 Points

Verbal:     
This review is for: Optimus Prep™ Verbal Booster
Location: Online

Having persistent weaknesses with the verbal part of the GMAT, I was excited to find out that Optimus Prep offers such a course. It was exactly what I was looking for because the quantitative test part was easy for me. I scored in all of my practice tests at least 49 in the quantitative part but always below 30 in the verbal. I tried out other courses but was not satisfied with the results…


After a trial period I upgraded the course and paid with Paypal. I watched the videos and made use of the numerous practice questions. I liked that the course was analyzing my results and I could see how much I improve.


I became better and better slowly and after studying for about 2 months with the help of the verbal booster I set up a test date in Mumbai.


I scored exactly 700 points and was very satisfied with my result! This booster is a very nice tool for your studying

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GMAT Course Review
verbal booster
November 10 | 2014
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     By Anonymous 0 0
Improvement:

80 Points

Verbal:     
This review is for: Optimus Prep™ Verbal Booster
Location: Online

I had big problems with my GMAT especially with my verbal score. I scored only 610 although I had an almost perfect quant score. I lost way too many points on the verbal test part and had to find a solution for this.


When I read about the verbal booster in the forum I was hooked up. As a non-native English speaker it was exactly what I have looked for – a course where everything is explained from the beginning. I signed up for the course and liked it from the first minute. The structure was easy and the tutorials helped me a lot to navigate through the on demand course. I watched the videos from my Ipad and practiced the questions while having somewhere a coffee. The material was perfectly organized and the glossary helped me to look for each and every concept with just one mouse click. I became better and better in the practice tests. This is the only minor thing I have to criticize; the practice tests were relatively easy compared to the real GMAT. Maybe the pressure on test day is the reason but this is my personal opinion. Nevertheless the practice tests were still really helpful, they were just not as hard as the real test but I was still able to observe how and if I became better in the verbal test part.


The course is very helpful and should cost more in my opinion. Of course, I was happy to get it for a low price but it helped me so much that I also would have paid more. Thank you Optimus Prep!

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