Prepare Online for Your GED

Not everyone will receive a high school diploma. There are lots of reasons for that...maybe they had to drop out of high school to get a job...maybe they became ill and couldn't attend school...maybe they had to drop out because they started a family. Whatever the reason getting your GED (General Education Development) online could be right for you. Getting your GED online can open many doors for may choose to go to college, you may receive a pay increase or be able to advance at'll have choices instead of roadblocks.

Here are a few suggestions to help you get your GED online:

1. Deciding to get your GED is a huge decision and should be taken seriously. Don't sign up for the first online service that you find...research, research, research...until you find the one that will work for you. Find the program that works with your schedule and will meet your goals and needs. Some things to consider include: will you be able to contact instructors/counselors through emails or by phone, will your only interaction be through online templates, will you receive exam guide books, practice tests and other materials to help you prepare for the GED exam?

2. Once you do enroll in an online program follow the study guidelines and take as much time as you need or is allowed by the program. Check out sites like, McGraw-Hill's Online Learning Center, Steck Vaughn's GED Practice, and, which have practice tests that you can take as you prepare.

3. Once you feel like you're prepared for the test, find your nearest testing center through the American Council of Education. Check with the vacilty to learn its rules about what you can and can't bring to the test and other hints on how to be prepared.

Getting your GED can be the first step towards a brighter and more successful future!

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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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