GMAT Prep Services Comparisons

GMAT Courses & Tutoring Comparison

Long Course Intensive Course Crash Course Online Long & Intensive Courses Private Course
Student Preferences 1) 2 months study time; 2) Steady study pace 1) Limited study time; 2) 1 week to dedicate to preparation 1) Very limited study time; 2) Complete review over a weekend 1) No travel; 2) Study on computer to simulate real test 1) Customized instruction; 2) Flexible schedule
Format In-Person In-Person In-Person Online In-Person/Online
Hours 28 28 16 28 12
Cost (Class Discounts with 14-day Advance Payment) US/Canada:$1199; Int'l:$1350 $1650 US/Canada/Asia:$950; EU:$1050 $899; $1650 US/Canada/Asia /Online:$1580; EU:$1980
Course Duration 6-8 Weeks 1 Week 1 Weekend 8 weeks; 1 week Personalized
Local Class Time (Except Online Classes) Weekdays, 6:30-10 PM; Weekends, 2-6:30 PM Weekdays, 6:30-10 PM; Weekend, all-day Weekends, 9AM-1PM, 2PM-6PM (EST) Long Course: Saturdays, 10-1:30PM; Sundays, 12-3:30PM; Intensive:6:30-10PM Weekdays; Weekends, all-day Personalized
1-on-1 Instruction N/A N/A N/A N/A
Course Materials Included
GMAT Online Library (300+ Hours)
Digital Guides Collection
Free MBA Admissions Evaluation
7-Day Staff Assistance

GMAT Private Sessions Detailed Comparison

Long/Intensive/Crash Courses Private Tutoring Basic Pack Private Tutoring Advanced Pack Private Tutoring Elite Pack Private Course
Student Preferences 1) Classroom course & steady study pace; 2) Fixed study schedule; 3) Full access to books/tests & online library 1) Help on specific test sections; 2) 1-on-1 instruction; 3) Further improvement after a classroom course 1) Top score; 2) 1-on-1 instruction; 3) Comprehensive advice & full access to our online tests/online library 1) Top score with elite tutors; 2) 1-on-1 instruction with highest priority in service; 3) Full access to books/tests, online library & online classes 1) Customized instruction; 2) Flexible schedule; 3) Full access to books/tests, online library & online classes
Format In-Person/Online In-Person/Online In-Person/Online In-Person/Online In-Person/Online
Hours 16-28 2-10 10+ 10+ 12
Cost US/Canada/Asia:$950-1650*; EU:$1050-1650* US/Rest of World:$125/hr; EU:$160/hr US/Rest of World:$115/hr; EU:$150/hr (Savings of $500+!) Worldwide:$200/hr US/Canada/Asia/Online:$1580 (Savings of $500+!); EU:$1980 (Savings of $500+!)
Course Duration 1 Weekend to 8 Weeks Personalized Personalized Personalized Personalized
Class Time Weekday Evenings; Weekend Afternoons Personalized Personalized Personalized Personalized
1-on-1 Instruction N/A
Course Materials Sold separately Sold separately
GMAT Online Library (300+ Hours)
Digital Guides Collection √ (Basic Access) √ (Advanced Access) √ (Elite Access)
5 GMAT Computer Adaptive Tests Sold separately
Free MBA Admissions Evaluation
7-Day Staff Assistance