800 Score claims to be “the #1 affordable test prep company” in business since 1999. They’ve helped over 100,000 students prepare for GMAT and GRE testing in the mandatory CAT (Computer Adaptive Testing) format. Using their program, clients can get preparation software for immediate download, take sample tests and learn different testing strategies.
The GMAT and GRE courses both come with 24/7 tutoring services. The following features are included with the price of tuition:
- 5 sample tests with a “pacer” built in
- Timed essay exams and guides
- The CAT format responds according to your answers
- Free practice tests
- Strategies for improving on math and verbal sections
- Courses are available for immediate use upon purchase
If an actual classroom setting is a more conducive learning environment, 800 Score will guide you to hundreds of available classes in most major US cities. They also offer hourly tutors and video pages for alternative learning programs.
Cost and Contact Info
The GMAT preparation course is $39.95 for the year-long program and the GRE runs for $25.95 with a bonus section on writing application essays for graduate schools. Other “ala carte” items include five sample tests without the course for $17.95 (GRE) and $24.95 (GMAT). Separate essay grading services are also available for a fee. Search the site for free downloads of sample essays and other bonuses.
On their contact page, 800 Score offers a free, online prep guide along with their email information, and a forum for users to discuss items with other students. They welcome questions to their 24 hour online tutor and even suggestions to improve the site or it’s content.