Up to date GED TEST PREP – TOP TEN TIPS TO PASS YOUR TEST

GED exams can be difficult if you don’t study.Get your high school diploma you must pass a science, math, social studies, reading and writing test. You also need to be able to test for two consecutive days. The whole test takes about 8 hours.  Most test centers will give you about 10 minutes break in between test. In order to register for a GED test you must have a valid ID and  proof of address. If you fail any of your subjects you may have up to three chances to retake the failed subjects. Depending on the state you may have to wait anywhere between 3 months and 6 months before trying to take any exam.  There are many resources you can study from to pass your GED exams. Try to study as much as you can. Use these steps to try to scored highest on your GED exam. 

STUDY SMART FOR YOUR GED EXAM

It is recommended that you study for at least a month before you go into taking your exams. The more you prepare the better chances you have a passing the exam on the first try. Math is one of the hardest subjects and we suggest you study the following list.

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Mathematics

  • Number and Quantity
  • Algebra
  • Functions
  • Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

  • Find free  math resources online. 
  • Go to YouTube and find free tutorials
  •  Invest  in getting practice quizzes
  • Search for free local schools
  • Private schools are sometimes better than free,this is an option(www.chindlers.com)
  • Check with your local unemployment agency they have more options and resources

USE A GOOD STUDY GUIDE

if English is your second language you have the option to take the exam in Spanish. The GED test is only available in Spanish and English. Pick the language you’re more comfortable with. Most candidates who speak English as a second language have more problems with language arts reading and writing.  Most pass mathematics with no problems.

READ THE FULL QUESTION – CAREFULLY

When you’re ready to take the test remain calm. Most students who are taking the GED test get the answers wrong because they’re nervous. Try to practice on breathing exercises. This will help you stay calm and be able to read the questions. How to read the questions twice before you answer. If you don’t know the answer just randomly pick any letter. Do not leave any blanks. Picking any answer will give you a better chance of passing.

DON’T JUMP TO CONCLUSIONS

Some questions require you to think. Make sure you analyze the questions before you make a decision to select the answer. If it looks too easy think twice. but don’t take too long. You should think about a minute or two to answer the questions. Remember that you will be timed during the test. if you run out of time the test will shut down automatically. Proctor’s won’t be able to turn it back on. You will know whether you pass the test or not within a few hours. The results are usually sent to your email  the same day or the next day.

TRUST YOUR FIRST ANSWER

If you finish the test early go back to your answers and review them. Trust yourself and only change those questions that you feel are wrong.

KEEP TIME ON YOUR SIDE

Time is an important factor to passing your GED exam. Most testing centers have a clock on the wall, there’s also a clock on the  computer screen. Try not to spend too long I’m just one question. 

GO WITH WHAT YOU KNOW

Avoid guessing the questions during the test. 

HAVE AN ANSWER FOR EVERYTHING

Answer every question GED does not penalize you for guessing

KNOW THE TRICKS

  • Please read the question and understand what they’re asking from you. Some questions have two answers. Most candidates just click on one answer.
  • Read the ending of each question and make sure you answer.

IT’S ALL IN THE ATTITUDE

 Keeping a good attitude  is part of making sure you get a positive outcome from your GED exam.  Be patient when you show up to the testing center.  it may take a few minutes to get you set up for testing.  you will create a bad testing experience if you arrive for your test with a negative attitude. If you have a friendly attitude, most testing centers may have resources that may help you better.  Most testing centers feel happy when you pass your GED exam.  But your attitude can determine whether they want to be helpful or they don’t want to get involved.  by default most humans have a good heart.  keeping a good attitude can definitely make a difference in you moving forward and getting your high school diploma.