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GED Tips: How To Improve Reading Comprehension

The current GED test sets high expectations for reading comprehension, not just on the Reasoning Through Language Arts portion, but also on Science, Social Studies, and even Math. If you don’t like reading, that’s fine. No one is going to force you to read X amount of novels per year. However, you do need to […]
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GED 2014 Primer: Understanding The Exam’s New Logic

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With the GED test changing “drastically” as of January 2, 2014, many students are feeling the pressure. The new exam is designed to operate as both a high school equivalency benchmark and as a springboard into furthering one’s education so that it will become easier to earn a livable wage. Instead of being broken in […]
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Standardized Testing: A Useful Or Misused Tool?

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Standardized testing gets a lot of grief in the education community. (Some would say with good reason.) But is it really as bad as students and many teachers say? And should we consider abandoning a reliance on these assessments or continue to use them in an attempt to bring the system up to speed? For […]
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4 Favorite GED Math Hacks That Will Speed You Up Without Dragging You Down

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Your General Educational Development test (commonly referred to as the GED) is essential for being able to break free from high school and prove you’re ready for college or advanced skills training. Most high school dropouts don’t become the millionaire success stories that you read about in the occasional news article. These are the outliers. […]
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50 Good Careers You Can Get Without a Degree

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Thinking about the future can be a stressful endeavor if you’re not sure what you want to do with the rest of your life. The key is to first question whatever anyone tells you. Try without fear of failure, and know that each thing that doesn’t work will bring you one step closer to what […]
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The Process of Elimination and Using the Power of Choice to Your Advantage

Multiple choice questions can make or break your test scores if you don’t know how to approach them. Most people understand the concept of the process of elimination, but they forget a key part of actually making it effective. It isn’t about picking between the two best choices. Sure, that’s part of it, but you […]
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5 Things Your GED Says about You to Employers

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Are you worried about the way that a future employer might perceive you for earning your GED instead of following the traditional path toward graduation? If so, don’t be. Obtaining your General Education Development diploma says a lot more positive about you than it ever could negative. Here are some takeaways that most employers will […]
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GED Road Map: What to Expect on Test Day

The closer test day gets, the more nerve rattling it can be. While prices vary across the country for getting your GED – and you’ll have to check with the testing providers in your area to be sure – whatever the cost is too much money to fritter away in this economy. That’s why it […]
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Understanding your GED Test Scores

If you come from the classroom, then thinking about scores outside the 100% system is a little mind boggling. It can be especially confusing when you try to wrap your mind around the scoring of standardized tests. But don’t let it overwhelm you. All you can control is your knowledge of the material and your […]
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7 Do’s of GED Test Preparation

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Passing your General Education Development (GED) test will not come easy without the proper preparation. After all, what you are essentially doing is circumventing the typical average educational plan for high school students. There will be a lot of material that requires a deeper understanding to surpass, and the average GED test-taker usually hasn’t had […]
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