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Sahitya Sridhar

Zihad Azad, Bangladesh

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GRE Score- 336 Verbal- 169 Quant- 167

Bangladesh University of engineering and technology

I’m a recent graduate of Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. I recently took the GRE exam and scored a 336 in total (169 in Verbal & 167 in Quant). I was looking for quality GRE vocab apps when I came across the Galvanize vocab app and I really liked it. I then did some research and found their free GRE diagnostic test on their website. I took the test and I really loved it. That’s why I chose to sign up for their services. One of the things I really loved about Galvanize is that they give you a fixed study schedule based on your performance in the diagnostic test. It was amazing because it gave me daily activities for each of the 45 days that I’d signed up for. My experience was very intensive.

This I felt was in sharp contrast to other GRE prep service providers who only give you access to the question pool and leave you to it.  The Quant questions were constantly being updated and I thought they were really good. There is a very interactive discussion section where you can discuss and get your doubts cleared by the Verbal & Quant expert. I really liked the practice tests and the mock tests as well. I took 5 mock tests which were amazing because they really did simulate the real GRE test. They’ve done a really good job of having their mock tests be as close as possible to the real GRE. They also assign a personal coach (“course manager”) to every student. My course manager followed up with me every few days to ensure I was on track. This interactive experience I had was amazing. I do not know which other service providers can claim to provide such a level of personalization. I highly recommend Galvanize to anybody looking for that personalized touch to their GRE preparation.

Amit Somani, Ahmedabad India

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GRE Score- 330 Verbal- 160 Quant- 170

Score Improvement- 15

IIT Patna

ezDI, Inc

I am Amit Somani, alumnus of IIT – Patna. One of my friends introduced me to Galvanize and their instructors made a study plan based on the diagnostic test with an emphasis on my weak areas. The question bank mimics exactly the type of question there are on actual GRE . One of the things that I like the most about Galvanize is that instructors are amicable and they cared as much as I cared about my score.By religiously following Galvanize’s GRE one month study plan, I increased my score by 19 points within a month and got 330/340. Thank you Team Galvanize!

Sarang Adalja, Gujarat India

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GRE Score- 332 Verbal- 163 Quant- 169

VGEC, Chandkheda

I would strongly recommend Galvanize Test Prep for the GRE. I prepared for 2.5 months, averaging 3-4 hrs/day

For the Quant Section – The tests on the online platform of Galvanize have a plethora of questions for each topic with different difficulty levels which would be the perfect preparation for test day.

By practising on the Galvanize platform as well as additionally on Readtheory, the tricks to solve the RC’s can easily be mastered. Galvanize will also personally guide you if you are finding it difficult to understand on your own. I also found that the Galvanize Vocab builder was very helpful when it came to learning GRE words.

That being said how you prepare is very important – Focus on your mistakes and why you made it. That is the most important thing which will increase your marks drastically. Thank you Galvanize!

Surbhi Srivastava, Mumbai India

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GRE Score- 330 Verbal- 164 Quant- 166

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

I recently took the GRE after having enrolled with Galvanize for their 45-day crash course. I scored 164 in Verbal and 166 in Quant on my first attempt. Reasons for why Galvanize was helpful are as follows-

  1. Galvanize suited me because they had a plan which fit within my time-limit and was affordable for me. I also felt that with my basic knowledge I did not need more than 45 days as that would only lead to burn-out. But for those who need more time, Galvanize has longer packages which I felt were more economical than the ones in the market.
  2. I liked the general layout of the Galvanize platform as it made doing tasks systematic. I’m a check-box type of person so I like to set short goals and check them off my list. For that, Galvanize provided short tasks on a daily basis that I just had to finish without worrying about what to do next.
  3. Both the Verbal and Quant sections of Galvanize were comprehensive and focused on getting basics right to solve every question. I also preferred to understand general strategies rather than learning how to do every sum. For that, the Galvanize instructors were very helpful as they did not hesitate to digress during the lesson if some helpful strategy or concept needed to be discussed.

My experience was that you need to be smart about how you spend your time preparing. Know your strengths and know your weaknesses. Move within the sections as that turned out to be the biggest lesson that Galvanize taught me !

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B.Tech., IIT Madras

Neil Rodrigues, Kerala, India

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University of Pennsylvania, USA

Purdue University, USA

NIT Calicut

I required some assistance in framing my resume, SOP etc, given the semester workload I had. My experience with Galvanize was beyond expectations, they helped with numerous iterations of my Resume. Moreover they helped me tailor my SOP with the requirements of each university.
The best thing about Galvanize is they are very approachable. There were times when I forwarded my SOP the previous night and they proofread it within 24 hours.

Vignesh R, Chennai India

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University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA

Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

German Institute of Science and Technology, TUM Asia

VIT Chennai

At first, I thought I didn’t need any help applying to universities, because I was confident that this was something I could do by myself. However, once I understood the huge amount of competition out there, the gravity of the situation sunk in. I turned to Galvanize for help with my application process and it was the best decision I’ve ever made! My Admission Counsellor at Galvanize was extremely knowledgeable and dispelled all my concerns.
Right from my shortlisting universities to crafting my Resume and my Statement of Purpose, and discussing with my profs for my Letters of Recommendation, I was given a lot of support. The Galvanize Team also responded quickly to all my questions and made the entire apping experience a stress-free one! Thanks to Galvanize, I got accepted at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – my dream school! Thank you, guys, you’re awesome 😀

Rashmi Lalwani, New Delhi, India

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Ohio State University, USA

Arizona State University, USA

SUNY Stony Brook, USA

Manipal University, Jaipur

Applying to universities is a risky and expensive process, so I was sure guidance was needed. I enrolled with Galvanize admissions counselling, which turned out to be a great decision.

Before Galvanize, I was confused about which universities would be best for me to apply to.  Galvanize evaluated my profile, enquired about all other factors like my preferred location, cost, and courses before giving me a final list of universities, which were suitable to my needs. My biggest fear was the SOP but Galvanize helped me personalize SOP’s for all of the universities I applied to.

What I liked most about Galvanize was the timely schedule for all the tasks in the application process. I will surely recommend Galvanize to my friends for its excellent team editing team, university selection and ensuring that the entire process moved in a timely manner. Thank you Galvanize for providing the best counselling! 

Abhishek Devasya, Karnataka, India

University of Florida, USA

Arizona State University, USA

NIT Surathkal

University selection based on your profile is a tedious task and requires proper guidance. I also wanted someone I could rely on for SOP and LOR reviews. That is why I enrolled with Galvanize.
I’m glad I did because Galvanize made the admission process easier, providing me with all the required resources.

Though many resources are available over the internet, being a working professional, I did not have enough time to search for the resources myself and then work on the process. I felt very at ease knowing that I could rely on Galvanize to address my queries and help me out with the admission process.

What impressed me most about Galvanize were the timely response for each and and every query during the admissions process. I would say to anybody who is busy and has no proper idea about the admissions process to definitely enroll with Galvanize Admissions.

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