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Go deep into what examPAL it built upon, what’s included and how it compares to the old fashioned alternatives.
This is what made more than 113000 students choose examPAL in the past year.

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The Approach

Questions in the GRE will have more than one way to solve them and knowing what is the best way to solve every question is how to achieve GRE success.
While GRE courses tend to steer a person into what they believe is the best approach for most people to answer each question, examPAL will teach you all possible solutions, and then, based on your own strengths and weaknesses, will match you best way for YOU to solve each question.
So how is this done? Just like Waze is using the wisdom of the crowd and experience of millions of drivers to tell you what it the best route to your destination, examPAL analyzes and tracks every student’s answer per question, including, accuracy, speed and solution tool they used, so you can do things faster and better.


Other courses say: "This is the solution we teach" examPAL say: "These are all the solutions. This is what proved to be the best. Oh, and this is what will work best for you."

The System (PAL)

PAL stands for Precise, Alternative & Logic. These are the 3 categories that all solutions to GRE questions fall under. Precise solutions will usually be the straightforward solutions of simplifying an equation or figuring out something by just reading. An example to an Alternative solution will be to use the answers to solve the question, or use a random number in the equation. A Logic solution will be a solution where we just need to rely on a certain rule, which allows us to solve the question, and it’s all we’re going to need. The first lesson in the course will explain that in more details.
By teaching you how to identify as fast as possible what solution category each question in the GRE should be solved we are able to save you a lot of time and mistakes.
To learn more about PAL, click here.


examPAL says: "This question can be solved with two different approaches: the Precise approach and the Logic approach. You should use the Precise approach here because you’re success rate is higher with this approach for this type of question." Other courses would say: "What do you mean by 'system'?"

The Technology (PALgorithms)

The PALgorithm™ is a first of its kind, patent pending technology that personalizes the test prep experience using machine learning and artificial intelligence.
As you go through the course and solve more questions, the PALgorithm (PAL + algorithm) will learn what PAL method works best for you in each kind of question on the GRE.
That makes the PALgorithm technology the best tool to prepare for computer adaptive tests with (the GRE is one).


examPAL says: "Of course we use artificial intelligence! It’s 2018." Other courses would say: "Hmm... does a mobile app count?"

The Advantages of
Online gre Courses OVER Offline Courses

More affordable

Offline GRE courses tend to start at $1000 in the US and $500 in India. Online courses are relatively much cheaper.

Study at your own pace

With 15-40 people in a general classroom, you can't expect to study at your own pace but rather have to keep up with the class.

Study anytime, anywhere

Taking an offline course forces you to commit to studying at a specific location and a specific time, making it more difficult for the busy GRE test 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

TECHNOLOGically Innovative

Although not all online courses use advanced technology, examPAL’s online course can provide you an adaptive, personalized, proven way to prepare for the GRE in a much faster way than offline courses.


An experienced tutor had a few hundreds students at most. examPAL was used by over 113000 students. Using technology, examPAL can provide a better and faster feedback and tips in every second of your studying.

What is PAL?

In psychometric tests, a question can have lots of possible solutions, and we must find the fastest way to do it. The one skill any test taker must master is Cognitive 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