O'Reilly logo

GED Test For Dummies: with Online Practice, 3rd Edition by Achim Krull, Dale E. Shuttleworth, Murray Shukyn

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1

Taking a Quick Glance at the GED Test

In This Chapter

arrow Reviewing the different GED test sections and their questions

arrow Registering for the exam

arrow Completing the GED test when English is your second language

arrow Understanding what your scores mean and how they’re determined

The GED test offers high-school dropouts, people who leave school early, and people who were educated outside the United States an opportunity to earn the equivalent of an American high-school diploma without the need for full-time attendance in either day or night school. The GED test is a recognized standard that makes securing a job or college placement easier.

The 2014 GED test has been completely revamped to bring it in line with current Grade 12 standards in the United States. It now meets the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education. The GED test also covers the Common Core Standards, used by 46 states. These standards are based on the actual expectations stated by employers and postsecondary institutions.

The GED test measures whether you understand what high-school seniors across the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required