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5 GED Editing Tips For Perfecting What You Have To Say

We’ve said numerous times in the past that to be a good writer, you have to be a good reader. Unfortunately, we often leave out one important component (accidentally, of course): editing. Reading is not enough because when we read, we tend to leave out words and punctuation. We know what it says in our […]
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5 GED Writing Tips To Help You Succeed

One of the most challenging parts of the GED to prepare for is the writing portion. When you’re forced to put together your thoughts into a coherent, cohesive whole, free from mistakes and lapses in logic, it can be difficult, especially on a time crunch! There is no knowledge base or word bank that you […]
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GED Social Studies: What Should You Study To Prepare?

GED Social Studies: On January 1, a new version of the GED test was unveiled, and one of the many portions in which students have to prove proficiency is social studies. But what exactly does that mean? What deserves your attention, and what do you not have to worry about? According to testing materials publisher […]
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GED Reading Tips: Interpret Texts Effectively

Do you have trouble when asked to interpret texts? If so, you’re not alone. But like any skill, it is something that can be developed and honed with practice, and if you’re wanting to perform well on the GED (or any test for that matter), you’ll need plenty of it. Nothing you can do will […]
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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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Massachusetts Education Scores! But US Still Has A Way To Go

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You can make fun of the accents all day long — though if you do, that makes you a jerk — but Massachusetts education has proven to be the smartest in the nation when you stack the United States up against other countries. According to a new report from the Associated Press, 19 percent of […]
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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 Non-Traditional Ways For Getting In To Med School

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The traditional pathway to med school is rigorous work. Typically, you keep a 3.6 GPA through the undergrad years and score at least a 31 on the MCAT. From there, a number of schools consider your application, and you make a determination based on what offers are on the table. The process can be a […]
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Tech Jobs: How ASVAB And Other Non-College Opportunities Can Work For You

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There are many important concepts that going to school, taking standardized tests, and earning a master’s or PhD can still teach you, but when it comes to technology, your options are not limited to these alone. In fact, in the new world, many colleges and universities have done a poor job of keeping up with […]
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