Magoosh GMAT online course: review

I was really pleased with Magoosh GMAT online GMAT prep. It is Good value and does what it says on the tin. I bought complete package both quant and verbal and it done the business. Definitely recommend it for GMAT prep.

The look is fairly basic. It’s mainly PowerPoint with voice over but it does the trick. There is an opportunity to personalise practice questions to reflect what you learnt and there are good video explanations of every question, Which is very useful. You can also adjust the time you have on questions which I appreciated.

I could even use the app for lessons on the go. However it would have been great if this also extended to their question bank.

The section helped moved my score from the 60th percentile to the 80th percentile. So it definitely works. It shows you the key strategies for critical reasoning and they work. Disliked the sentence correction as there was too much focus on grammar. However I do know more than I once did and it has improved my general writing.
It’s really good at teaching you the content you need for the test.

This combined with my maths tutor moved my quant score on paper from 24th percentile to about the 50th. So it certainly teaches the content. It is broken down in to very digestible chucks. I would say its suitable for someone starting from a low base. I’m not convinced at how useful it is for learning the advanced strategies you need to score 700+. Though I think Magoosh recognises this and there advanced study plan recommends using manhattan study guides.

Good value for money, if you need to brush up in the basics go here but if need the advanced content go elsewhere.


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10 responses to “Magoosh GMAT online course: review”

  1. Bhavin Parikh says :

    Hi! I’m Bhavin, co-founder/CEO of Magoosh. Thanks so much for the review.

    You’re absolutely right that our material is not yet targeted for someone looking to score well above 700. We have had quite a few 700+ scorers, but we’ve realized we need to add more advanced content to help even more students break 700. We’re about to release 50 additional 700+ questions, and over the next few months, we’ll be adding more 700+ lessons as well…the advanced content is coming!

    Congrats on the great improvement, and I’m glad we could be part of your journey!

    • Seerat Vedvyas says :

      Hi Bhavin,

      I am interested in joining the online premium GMAT prep course at Magoosh.

      I wanted to know that if I were to join the course this month itself, then would I be able to access the 50 additional 700+ questions and the 700+ lessons under the prep course in the near future?

      If yes, then by when is the advanced content expected to be out? Would be really helpful to get a heads-up so that I am able to draft a study plan accordingly…

      • bkparikh says :

        Hey Seerat – yes, the 50 new questions are now in the product. We’re in the process of changing some of the lessons, but that may take several months or more to complete. Since adding the new questions, we’ve received feedback that our questions better represent the difficult questions on the GMAT.


  2. venky says :

    Hi Bravin,

    I am professional with 10 years of experience in IT industry ,currently doing a Project lead / Project Management role.

    Even though i am Maths hater,Past few months some how that urge / zeal is getting inside me to go for management course ,More over with this technical line of of field or the technology current i am working doesn’t seem for me that i will grow much in the hierarchical order.

    Could you suggest if with your product can i be able to crack GMAT provided if i intensively put my effort on regular basis even after my busy schedule at work ?

  3. vidhi says :

    How can i pay for magoosh gmat course through my debit card?
    I am not able to do payment through my debit card
    do magoosh have any draft or account number through which i can pay for the course?

  4. Riya says :


    Does the Premium Magoosh package now include the 50 700+ questions, or is it still not updated? Also, I’m using the free trial currently, and don’t see an access to any GMAT pattern mock tests, which other prep courses provide. Is it accessible once we pay, or you don’t provide at all? Presently, all I can see is 5 questions after each topic covered.

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