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Compare examPAL to other GMAT courses

Discover what the differences between examPAL and every other GMAT course are.
This is a drill down into all our benefits and advantages, but unlike other companies, we explicitly mention the parameters in which other courses shine brighter.

The Approach

All GMAT courses teach what they believe is the right way to answer each question.
At examPAL, we teach you only what proved to be the best (fastest & accuracy rate) way to solve each question. We do that by tracking the performance of thousands of students answering thousands of questions, and learning what works best for everyone across the board.
We than track your own performance across each topic, and suggest the best way for you to solve each question.

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Other courses would say: "That's the solution we teach" examPAL say: "These are all the solutions. This is what works for most. This is what works for you."

The System (PAL)

Our experts, lead by Jack Oren Jackman, our CEO, have developed a new preparation system for the GMAT. It's called PAL which stands for Precise, Alternative & Logic. These are the 3 ways to solve every question on the GMAT, and this is how we are able to understand the best way for you to solve each question.
To learn more about PAL, click here.

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examPAL says: "This question can be solved with the Precise approach and the Alternative approach. You should use the Precise approach here because it seems faster for you." Other courses would say: "What do you mean by 'system'?"

The Technology (PALgorithms)

Unlike other GMAT courses that just upload a voiced-over presentations, along with a lot of practice questions, and call it an online course, examPAL actually uses the power of technology to help you study faster and better.
We use crowd wisdom and machine-learning algorithms to gather data from all our students, and then analyze their performance to identify learning habits and patterns, finding the best ways to solve each question.

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examPAL says: "Of course we use technology! It's 2017." Other courses would say: "Hmm...does a mobile app count?"

The Benefits of
Online GMAT Courses vs. Offline Courses


offline courses usually start at $1000 in the US and $500 in India. Online courses are cheaper

Study at your own pace

With 15-40 people in a classroom, you can't expect to study at your own pace. Online courses advance with you

Study anytime, anywhere

When you take an offline course, you commit to studying at a specific location and a specific time: a real pain for most of the busy GMAT takers

Spend less time

When taking an offline class, you need to consider traffic and transportation, which are extremely time consuming in many cities worldwide

Use technology

Online courses can be adaptive, which allows you to spend less time studying, as it focuses on your weaker areas. examPAL has many more technological benefits, as listed above

Better than a tutor

With examPAL studying online is like studying with a tutor who is always there, making calculations no real tutor can, and guiding you in the right way by using statistical analysis rather than a 'gut feeling'

Compare examPAL to private tutors

A comparison of features

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Practice questions 1500 5000 1000 1073 4500
Price $440 $999 $258 $437 $499
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What is PAL?

In psychometric tests, a question can have lots of different ways to solve it, and we must find the fastest way to do it. The one skill any test taker must master is Mind Flexibility - the ability to find the fastest way and apply it.

This understanding led us at examPAL to develop one simple method to find the fastest way to solve each question. That’s the PAL in examPAL – Precise, Alternative, or Logical. And when there’s more than one way – our system studies the way the student thinks in order to find the best way to the right answer. We call that technology ‘The PALgorithm.’

Learn more about the PAL system