Need Help Preparing for the GMAT?: Online GMAT Prep Courses |

Need Help Preparing for the GMAT?: Online GMAT Prep Courses

By Phil Cottrell

Updated February 29, 2024 Updated February 29, 2024

While there are many GMAT prep companies dotted all over the world that offer classroom, instruction sometimes it’s easier to take things more at your own pace and on your terms. That’s why choosing an online prep course can often be much more convenient. Below are details of some of the web’s favorite options on the market today.


Average rating on Beat the GMAT (4.3/5) - 108 reviews

Rated 8.1 out of 10 based on 36 reviews on TrustPilot

Cost: From US$1,249

Length of course: Six scheduled three-hour sessions

Highlights: Official test day experience at a Pearson test center, 48+ hours of live interactive teaching and over 140 hours of instruction and practice. Choose to add on three hours of one-on-one time with a GMAT expert and GMAT Math Foundations for an additional US$400.


The Princeton Review

Average rating on Beat the GMAT (4/5) - 61 reviews

Rated 8.6 out of 10 based on 257 reviews on TrustPilot

Cost: From US$1,199

Length of course: 27 hours of live instruction

Highlights: 10 computer adaptive practice exams. Every class recorded so you can review challenging lessons anytime you want. Access to an online portal with practice questions, drills and in-depth explanations. 10 computer adaptive practice exams10 computer adaptive practice exams


Veritas Prep

Average rating on Beat the GMAT (4.8/5) - 1244 reviews

Cost: Starting at $1,299

Length of course: 36 hours of live, instructor-led class time

Highlights: One year full access to all student resources, live homework help seven days a week, 12 computer adaptive practice tests and 3,000 realistic GMAT practice questions. Also included is 14 hours of instructor-staffed online office hours per week.



Rated 9.3 out of 10 based on 89 reviews on TrustPilot

Cost: US$439

Highlights: Video lessons, three essay reviews, four GMAT practice tests and a credit system to allow you to craft your prep requirements with various add-ons. The PAL of ExamPAL is an acronym of Precise, Alternative, or Logical and is the cornerstone of helping people answer psychometric tests in the fastest way.


Manhattan Prep 

Average rating on Beat the GMAT (4.8/5) - 367 reviews

Rated 9.2 out of 10 based on 174 reviews on TrustPilot

Cost: US$1299

Course details: Nine sessions (three hours in length)  

Highlights: Custom 1-on-1 pre and post-exam assessments with an instructor, advice through online forums, strategy guide set delving into each area of the exam, and a suite of online resources. You’ll also receive The Official Guide for GMAT Review with the most current GMAT content.


*Information accurate as of October 2017; ExamPAL is a QS partner

This article was originally published in October 2017 . It was last updated in February 2024

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