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These are survey responses from actual Magoosh students after they took the TOEFL.


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Oct 11, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 116
What was your reading score? 30
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 27
What was your writing score? 29
How did Magoosh help you?
I purchased Magoosh's TOEFL practice tests just a few weeks before my actual test. The tools created by Magoosh are excellent in terms of their visual similarity with the actual test. Interestingly, the detailed solutions of all questions from the Reading and Listening sections gives an insight into why an option was NOT the answer in addition to the correct choice. That in my opinion is excellent to narrow down your possible answers for a question and helps you solve the test faster.
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Oct 11, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 107
What was your reading score? 23
What was your listening score? 27
What was your speaking score? 28
What was your writing score? 29
How did Magoosh help you?
Magoosh helped me to know the test, at the initial time when I was preparing for the test I was scared of taking the test because though I knew what to do I didn't know how to do it. Magoosh taught me how to take the test and that boosted my confidence level. So during test day I answered my questions confidently and was able to get a good score.
In addition Magoosh tutord were always there to help and listen, I mean those guys almost have answers to all your questions and their answers were so helpful. Thanks Magoosh wouldn't have gotten this far without you also being involved. Now I can confidently continue my applications. :-))
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Oct 11, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 109
What was your reading score? 28
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 23
What was your writing score? 28
How did Magoosh help you?
excellent question bank. have great questions for reading and listening
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Oct 11, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 108
What was your reading score? 28
What was your listening score? 29
What was your speaking score? 23
What was your writing score? 28
How did Magoosh help you?
With no prior practice I just had 4 days to prepare for the test.So, I used only Magoosh specifically for listening and speaking section.I was able to solve problems in speaking and writing section with the provided templates.
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Oct 11, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 95
What was your reading score? 22
What was your listening score? 26
What was your speaking score? 23
What was your writing score? 24
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous reading score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous listening score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous speaking score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous writing score? -
How did Magoosh help you?
It was my first time with the TOEFL and Magoosh certainly aided me a lot. When I took the exam I knew what to expect in each section, so I didn't waste time trying to understand the topics. I had my weakest point at speaking, and the exercises proposed were quite helpful, even when I practiced just alone. I needed 79 as minimum score, and I put myself the aim of a 100. I was pretty close to my goal, but it was mainly for some distractions at the reading section, and at the listening of the integrated writing. So, I am really pleased with my score!! Thank you, Magoosh!!
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Oct 11, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 112
What was your reading score? 27
What was your listening score? 29
What was your speaking score? 28
What was your writing score? 28
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous reading score? NA
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous listening score? NA
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous speaking score? NA
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous writing score? NA
How did Magoosh help you?
Lessons and practice tests by Magoosh helped me feel confident and relaxed on the day of the test. Videos by Magoosh clearly describe the pattern of the questions. Thus, I got no surprises on the day of the test. Magoosh also assisted me to limit the time I am taking for each question into a 'safe zone' so managing the time on the test day became easier.
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Oct 5, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 107
What was your reading score? 29
What was your listening score? 26
What was your speaking score? 24
What was your writing score? 28
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous reading score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous listening score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous speaking score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous writing score? -
How did Magoosh help you?
I was able to actually improve my communication skills, and question attempting strategy was good, and it helped me a lot during the exams.

Earlier, I had given IELTS got 6.5 bands. (By studying in a local coaching center)
So I though about giving TOEFL, this time with Magoosh, got 107/120, I am really happy!:)

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Oct 5, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 105
What was your reading score? 25
What was your listening score? 23
What was your speaking score? 29
What was your writing score? 28
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous reading score? did not take before
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous listening score? did not take before
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous speaking score? did not take before
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous writing score? did not take before
How did Magoosh help you?
I had really less time to prepare so I took my the 1-month plan and after that also I studied for only 2 weeks. Still, Magoosh was so accurate in their description of the test pattern and question strategies that I never felt I was lagging behind. The practice questions are really good almost same as those in the real exam. The blogs and help features are also quite convenient.
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Oct 5, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 109
What was your reading score? 28
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 23
What was your writing score? 28
How did Magoosh help you?
The practice questions that Magoosh provided helped me in being prepared for anything that could appear on the actual test day.
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Oct 5, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 113
What was your reading score? 30
What was your listening score? 28
What was your speaking score? 27
What was your writing score? 28
How did Magoosh help you?
Magoosh was really helpful in many ways. Firstly I dint have to go for classroom training and could study whenever I had time, through your online videos. Besides that, the standard of questions in the practise is on par with actual TOEFL. That helped me a lot. I also used barron's and ets Toefl guides while preparing and felt that material to be very easy compared to Magoosh's. But the actual TOEFL was not so easy and I am glad I took Magoosh. The video lessons helped me understand various kinds of questions on toefl. I am thankful for your services.
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Oct 5, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 115
What was your reading score? 30
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 27
What was your writing score? 28
How did Magoosh help you?
Helpful video lessons and the speaking app is the best for practice
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Oct 4, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 113
What was your reading score? 28
What was your listening score? 27
What was your speaking score? 28
What was your writing score? 30
How did Magoosh help you?
Magoosh's practice questions really helped me in getting a fair understanding of the types of questions that I would encounter on test day. Also, the video lessons and explanations are really comprehensive and detailed.
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Oct 4, 2017

Score Improvement: +8 points
What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 97
What was your reading score? 24
What was your listening score? 25
What was your speaking score? 24
What was your writing score? 24
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous reading score? 19
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous listening score? 23
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous speaking score? 19
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous writing score? 28
How did Magoosh help you?
Practice questions were really helpful and videos are also great. Thanks for improving my score by 8 points.
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Oct 4, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 111
What was your reading score? 30
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 26
What was your writing score? 25
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous reading score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous listening score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous speaking score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous writing score? -
How did Magoosh help you?
Readings and listenings are great

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Oct 4, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 117
What was your reading score? 30
What was your listening score? 29
What was your speaking score? 29
What was your writing score? 29
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous reading score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous listening score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous speaking score? -
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous writing score? -
How did Magoosh help you?
As the practice material on the portal was at par with the actual TOEFL test material, it helped me in getting well acquainted with not just the type and variety of questions but also the test pattern. The video lectures helped me in building a strong foundation for each of the section and the video/audio explanations facilitated in building confidence, especially with the 'listening' and 'speaking' section of the test. I also referred the flashcards to brush up my vocabulary for the test.
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Sep 28, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 118
What was your reading score? 30
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 28
What was your writing score? 30
How did Magoosh help you?
I strongly recommend Magoosh to test-takers, because I used it to prepare for both GRE and TOEFL. The lectures give you a very clear strategy to tackle each kind of question, and the practice material makes you quite familiar with what you'll see on the test. I scored 118 in the TOEFL, and 328 in the GRE by preparing from Magoosh alone.
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Sep 28, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 116
What was your reading score? 30
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 27
What was your writing score? 29
How did Magoosh help you?
Magoosh is one prep which I would definitely recommend. The personalized support these guys give is great. Timely responses, great videos, efficient and test like practice questions are just some of what makes magoosh stand out.
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Sep 28, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 116
What was your reading score? 30
What was your listening score? 27
What was your speaking score? 29
What was your writing score? 30
How did Magoosh help you?
Magoosh was immensely useful for me in clearing the TOEFL in the first attempt. The videos are very informative, yet convenient to listen and understand. Even more important are the practice questions in the reading and writing sections where you can get an idea of your speed and accuracy. I would recommend Magoosh to anyone attempting to conquer the TOEFL.
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Sep 28, 2017

Score Improvement: +24 points
What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 99
What was your reading score? 23
What was your listening score? 27
What was your speaking score? 24
What was your writing score? 25
How did Magoosh help you?
It was really helpful and I recommend everyone who is serious for TOEFL. It is a very good platform for learning and practising.
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Sep 27, 2017

Score Improvement: +11 points
What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 108
What was your reading score? 28
What was your listening score? 26
What was your speaking score? 27
What was your writing score? 27
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous reading score? 24
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous listening score? 25
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous speaking score? 22
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous writing score? 26
How did Magoosh help you?
Definitely yes. I took 1 month package. But started actual preparation 1 week before my exam. Magoosh practice questions were very helpful. The strategies put forth in the video lessons are extremely helpful in preparing my custom approach.
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Sep 21, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 116
What was your reading score? 30
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 26
What was your writing score? 30
How did Magoosh help you?
Choosing Magoosh for assisting my TOEFL Preparation was a very wise decision in retrospect. I needed material to practice the Reading and the Listening sections, and honestly, the questions were next best to the ones in the Official ETS resources. Moreover, the videos for the Writing section helped me structure my Integrated Writing Task well, and as a result, I got perfect scores on these 3 sections.

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Sep 20, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 101
What was your reading score? 29
What was your listening score? 23
What was your speaking score? 23
What was your writing score? 26
How did Magoosh help you?
Aside from the ETS official materials, Magoosh aided me to comprehend difficult concepts in all four sections. Not only that, I appreciated the endless support from Lucas and his team (Sarah, David, Jonathan, and Jeff to name a few). Indeed, it was a wonderful learning experience and I highly recommend people to take Magoosh TOEFL as part of their preparation for the exam.
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Sep 20, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 115
What was your reading score? 26
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 29
What was your writing score? 30
How did Magoosh help you?
The quality of content on the platform is on par with the questions faced on test day. Therefore, the content provides adequate practice and is useful in developing a personalized strategy to maximize your score.
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Sep 20, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 117
What was your reading score? 29
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 29
What was your writing score? 29
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous reading score? NA
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous listening score? NA
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous speaking score? NA
If you took the TOEFL before, what was your previous writing score? NA
How did Magoosh help you?
Magoosh helped me a lost in developing the skills to write a perfect essay and helped me score good on the TOEFL.
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Sep 20, 2017

What was your overall score on the actual TOEFL? 110
What was your reading score? 27
What was your listening score? 30
What was your speaking score? 24
What was your writing score? 29
How did Magoosh help you?
Magoosh simulated the type of questions that can be asked in the real exam. I also used the Speaking app for TOEFL by Magoosh and I find it really helpful. Magoosh helped me score well with a preparation span of less than a week. Thanks Magoosh :)