How to Get your GED or General Education Development diploma
Dropping out of high school doesn't have to mean the end of your educational career. You can earn a General Education Development diploma, also known as a GED. In this video, learn about the process needed, step-by-step, to get your GED.
You Will Need:
• Practice tests
• A GED class provider
• study skills
• Internet access (optional)
• Sample tests (optional)
• Discipline (optional)
• Special accomodations (optional)
Step 1: Understand the test
Know that the GED is five tests: writing, reading, social studies, math, and science.
Step 2: Determine your level
Determine your skill level in each of the subject areas by taking practice tests.
Step 3: Study
Study for the GED subject areas where you received the lowest score.
Step 4: Schedule an exam
Schedule an exam by going through a program or contacting your state GED examiner.
Step 5: Celebrate
Celebrate your accomplishment when you have earned the GED.
Trivia: The GED was created in 1942 to allow World War II veterans to get a credential that would allow them to go on to college.