Perhaps you’ve applied for a job and have been refused an application because you don’t have a high-school diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) diploma. Or maybe you were up for a promotion at work, but when your boss found out that you didn’t finish high school, he said you weren’t eligible for the new job. Maybe you’ve always wanted to go to college but couldn’t even apply because the college of your choice requires a high-school diploma or equivalent (the GED diploma) for admission. Or perhaps your kids are just about to graduate from high school, and you’re motivated to finish, too. Perhaps you just want to set a good example for them.
Whatever your reasons for wanting to earn a high-school diploma — whether we’ve mentioned them here or not — this book is for you. It helps you to prepare for the new computerized GED test — which, if you pass, offers you the equivalent of a high-school diploma without attending all the classes.
If you want a high-school diploma, you can always go back and finish high school the old-fashioned way. Of course, it may take you a few years, and you may have to quit your job to do it. Plus, you’d have to sit in a class with teenagers for six or so hours a day (and probably be treated like one, too). You could also try night school, but at one or two courses a year, that could take forever.
For most people, that situation doesn’t sound too appealing. GED Test For Dummies, 3rd Edition, presents a different ...