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Why Manhattan Review is the Best GRE Prep Option Available

Manhattan Review is a test prep company that has been providing reliable and efficient services for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) since 1999. We offer a full range of services that help our students get their best possible GRE scores, including on-site GRE prep classes, GRE virtual classroom instruction in online interactive format, private GRE tutoring, and GRE practice tests. Manhattan Review is an American test prep company with international operations that serve major cities in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. We have taught GRE prep to students from a large number of academic and national backgrounds, and our clientele is more diverse than any of our competitors.

Manhattan Review's GRE prep courses and private tutoring have helped our students get accepted to graduate programs at the best universities in the world. Harvard, Oxford, Princeton, Yale, Stanford, the University of London, Georgetown, Duke, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of Melbourne are just a few of the schools at which Manhattan Review's GRE clients have studied. Our past students have used their graduate degrees to build successful careers in business, law, healthcare, civil service, engineering, scientific research, education, and almost every other area of professional life.

Manhattan Review's GRE prep services feature targeted instruction based on individual student goals, academic background, GRE strengths and weaknesses, preferred learning style, and cultural origin. Our GRE courses and private tutoring plans have been developed over our many years of experience in the test prep industry and in conjunction with cutting-edge research on GRE teaching and learning. Our GRE students learn the best approaches to GRE subject matter, test-taking strategies and tips, time management skills, and stress reduction techniques in order to maximize their GRE score potential. Students around the world cannot find a better resource than Manhattan Review for all of their GRE prep requirements.

Best GRE Instructors in the Industry

Prospective Manhattan Review GRE tutors and instructors are thoroughly vetted for qualifications and personal suitability for GRE teaching before being hired. We obviously look for high standardized test scores, but unlike many other companies, we consider a number of other factors. Academic background is one these factors, and most of our tutors hold graduate degrees in GRE-relevant subjects from highly-ranked universities. Professional accomplishment is also a significant component of our hiring decisions, and our tutors have become respected professionals in their fields. Just as important, we look for people with significant teaching experience, dedication to student success, engaging teaching styles, and friendly and approachable personalities. New hires are trained in Manhattan Review's GRE syllabi, GRE research, and best practices in GRE instruction. We have meticulously screened our GRE educators so that our clients don't have to risk their future prospects on teachers of lesser ability. Manhattan Review students can be confident that our GRE services are provided by the best available GRE professionals in their cities.

History of Manhattan Review

The seeds of Manhattan Review were planted in 1999 when Joern Meissner, then a doctoral student at Columbia Business School, earned a reputation for clearly explaining advanced and complex subjects while giving lectures to MBA students. Several of these students thought that Meissner's teaching style would translate well to preparation for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), and they challenged him to come up with a method of GMAT prep that was better than their previous unproductive experiences. Meissner responded by creating original GMAT lectures that covered GMAT material using an efficient and simplified approach and language that was easy to understand. Students quickly agreed that this approach was far superior to the style of memorization and "tricks" offered by other GMAT prep companies.

In the years since, Manhattan Review has grown into an international educational services firm, with branches in major North American, European, Asian, and Australian cities. Our offerings have grown to include prep courses and private tutoring for the GMAT, GRE, LSAT, SAT, and TOEFL, in addition to admissions consulting and application advisory services. Test prep for international applicants to universities in the English-speaking world has become one of our specialties, and a large percentage of our student population lives outside of the United States. We offer our test prep clients encyclopedic knowledge of American higher education and American standardized testing as well as thorough familiarity with the educational communities and specialized student needs of every metropolitan area we serve.

GRE scores are valid for five years after the test, giving students the opportunity to take the test multiple times and choose which scores to submit to graduate schools. GRE scores are confidential and are not to be released without explicit permission of the test taker. Students have control over whether their test is scored, and how their scores are disseminated. At the conclusion of your test, you will be presented with an option to cancel your test scores before the test is even graded. If you select this option, your test will be invalidated and you will not be able to see your score. If you submit your test for grading, you will immediately be shown your unofficial scores for the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections. Official scores will be available 10-15 days after the date of the test, after the difficulty level has been analyzed and equated against other test compositions. Analytical Writing scores are not available until the official scores are complete, having been reviewed by at least one human grader.