In This Chapter
Reviewing the different GED test sections and their questions
Registering for the exam
Completing the GED test when English is your second language
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 ...