How to prepare for GED Test

Studying for a GED test can often be difficult, especially if years have past since your last time you have had to study for an exam. Although these tests have come a long way from the days of pencil and papers, as more and more students take their test online, the same basic understanding required to each such a degree is the same.

A GED is a four part test that consists of questions involving language and arts, math, science and social studies. The questions are often asked as multiple choice, fill in the blanks, drag and drop and short essays.

Many people who have taken the test will suggest that you spent time studying because it can be difficult to pass. Fortunately there are a few websites that offer great practice tests to prepare yourself.

Once complete you are given a ged diploma which features you name, your testing center, and dates for passing. The certificate is used to recognize your achievement.

What are some great websites for GED Test Practice

  1. My favorite is a which offers three tests for all areas of the GED including mathematical reasoning. They also great tips on studying for each part of the test and a GED prep guide here.
  2. Another good one is which lets you choose the type of questions you want to practice for before taking one of their practice tests. They also have a bulletin board where you can discuss the test with others in an open setting.
  3. One more site worth checking out is which like the other two has test questions but also offers online classes to be taught and train in a real class-like setting.

What are some other tips for encouraging better GED results.

There are a few ways that you might want to help somebody who struggling with their GED test. One way is encourage money. I remember a friend of mine named Robin had a son who was struggling with the test. His relatives put together $500 and offered it to him if he got it. I've never seen somebody study that hard for a test. :)

I also remember a study one time about another friend of mine named Angela. Her daughter was not doing too well with her studies but all of her friends got their GED. She was upset. She was about to give up when her mom purchased a novelty ged diploma online at Diploma Company. When her daughter saw the diploma with her name on it, it inspired her to go after the real thing! Three months later, she got the real deal.

Although sometimes the methods are not traditional and sometimes they are, like test preps, our goal is to help others pass the test and when those goals are met we are happy.