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The 800score Prep Guide is designed so that you can skim areas less necessary or focus on more important material. You can be finished in five hours for a quick refresh, or up to 30 hours if you want to cover every page and do hundreds of practice questions.

Learn the Basics

800score includes over 400 pages of basic and advanced information on reading comp, math, grammar and critical reasoning. Everything is easily browsable and sortable with different skill levels of content for your ability level.

Course includes over 500 instructional videos

800score Instructor Dr. Stergious Alexandris Yale BA, MIT Ph.D. Math, GMAT: 800 (51 Quant, 48 Verbal).

Use graphics, videos, and visuals.

800score is unique with its heavy use of cartoons, animation, and graphics to help teach complex concepts.

Grammar is about the structure of sentences. 800score uses structural graphics to teach you how sentences work and make it interesting.

The 800score Reading Comprehension 5-Step Method

1. Classify the Passage
Is this a persuasive essay or a descriptive one? Is it science or humanities?

2. Break down each paragraph
Look for main idea, tone, and transitions.

3. See the Organization
Make a mental road map of the essay and/or draw out a map structure on your dry erase scratch paper.

4. Find the Big Idea
Look for unusual language that makes an important point.
Pay special attention to the first and last paragraphs.

5. Diagnose the author’s purpose
Look for intention in the essay.

Identify Trick Questions
Take hundreds of sample questions to directly reinforce our techniques to beat the GMAT’s most challenging questions. All questions feature in-depth explanations so that you can learn from your mistakes.

Get Strategized
Learn dozens of test-taking strategies sorted online for easy use and browsing. Course includes specific strategies for non-native English speakers and students aiming for a 600+ score. 800score is a GMAT strategy contributor to BusinessWeek.

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