The GED For Dummies

The GED For Dummies

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It's probably dawned on you by now that, no matter how smart and knowledgeable you are, not having a high school diploma is a major obstacle to getting ahead in life. But you know it's never too late to fill in that gap in your resume. One way to do it is by going back and finishing high school the old-fashioned way. Sounds like something out of a bad dream, doesn't it? Then there's the quicker, easier, and less humbling option of a General Educational Development diploma. And while the GED test isn't too tough, it can be very tricky, especially if you haven't taken a lot of standardized tests. Nervous about taking the GED tests? Relax. Ideal for first-time test takers and repeat customers alike, this friendly guide arms you with proven study methods and sure-fire test-taking tips and strategies. Featuring tons of expert advice and two complete sets of practice exams, it fills you in on what you need to know to: Register for the test Prepare for the test Know what to take to the test and how to dress for success Get the hang of standardized tests Determine your strongest areas and which ones need more work Avoid traps designed to trip you up Significantly improve your scores Written by two experts with years of test-prep coaching experience, The GED For Dummies takes the mystery out of the test and: Puts the GED in perspective and tell you what you can expect on the day of the test Explains how to figure out your scores when you receive them Provides in-depth reviews of all five GED tests including tips, hints, and a ton of valuable information about which skills are tested for in each test Gets you in gear with two sets of full-length practice tests, complete with answers, explanations and suggested study materials Even if you've never taken a standardized test before, The GED For Dummies can get you up and running with the know-how and confidence you need to ace the exam, in no time.show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 208.28 x 274.32 x 27.94mm | 566.99g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764554700
  • 9780764554704

Table of contents

Introduction; Part I: Putting the GED into Perspective; Chapter 1: Taking a Quick Glance at the GED; Chapter 2: Succeeding on the GED; Part II: Reviewing the Five GED Tests; Chapter 3: The Write Stuff: The Language Arts, Writing Test, Parts I and II; Chapter 4: A Graph, a Map, and You: The Social Studies Test; Chapter 5: From Aardvarks to Atoms: The Science Test; Chapter 6: Reading Between the Lines: The Language Arts, Reading Test; Chapter 7: Safety in Numbers: The Mathematics Test, Parts I and II; Part III: A Set of Full-Length Practice Tests; Chapter 8: The Language Arts, Writing Test: Parts I and II; Chapter 9: Answers and Explanations for the Language Arts, Writing Tests; Chapter 10: The Social Studies Test; Chapter 11: Answers and Explanations for the Social Studies Test; Chapter 12: The Science Test; Chapter 13: Answers and Explanations for the Science Test; Chapter 14: The Language Arts, Reading Test; Chapter 15: Answers and Explanations for the Language Arts, Reading Test; Chapter 16: The Mathematics Test: Parts I and II; Chapter 17: Answers and Explanations for the Mathematics Tests; Part IV: Once More, with Feeling: Another Set of Full-Length Practice Tests; Chapter 18: Language Arts, Writing Tests: Parts I and II; Chapter 19: Answers and Explanations for the Language Arts, Writing Tests; Chapter 20: The Social Studies Test; Chapter 21: Answers and Explanations for the Social Studies Test; Chapter 22: The Science Test; Chapter 23: Answers and Explanations for the Science Test; Chapter 24: The Language Arts, Reading Test; Chapter 25: Answers and Explanations for the Language Arts, Reading Test; Chapter 26: The Mathematics Test, Parts I and II; Chapter 27: Answers and Explanations for the Mathematics Tests; Part V: The Part of Tens; Chapter 28: Ten Ways to Improve Your GED Test Scores; Chapter 29: Ten Ways to Avoid Messing Up Your GED Tests; Chapter 30: Ten Misguided Rumors about the GED; Chapter 31: Ten Ways to Use Your GED After You Pass the Tests; Appendix: GED Testing Centers; Indexshow more

About Murray Schukyn

Murray Shukyn designs programs and teaching materials to assist people in GED preparation. Dale E. Shuttleworth, PhD, has extensive experience in speaking and writing about educational issues and in GED training.show more

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