GED Study Guide

You can still earn a diploma even if you have not finished high school. This is possible through the GED programs in Georgia. In fact, approximately 1 million Americans earn a GED diploma annually. The first thing to do is check out Georgia GED requirements so you will know the entire process. You will also need to find the most suitable GED study guide which can be done online. The test encompasses five major areas of study which are reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies. If you will notice, these are the principal subjects that regular high school students study.

GED Study Guide

GED Scores

GED scores range from 200 to 800. However, you will need to score an average of 450 so you can be eligible for the diploma. Most of the questions are in multiple choice formats although you will be required to write a short essay to check your vocabulary and grammar proficiency. If you plan to take the GED exam, it is possible to call the state’s department of education to determine the dates, locations, and fees. You can also check GED online as this is a more convenient alternative. The local community college can also provide additional information. Remember that if were out of school for a long period, acquiring a study guide is advisable before taking the test. It can spell the difference between passing and failing.

There are several companies that offer GED study guides. These can be general or specific parts of the GED test.

Here are some of your options:

McGraw-Hill/Contemporary

  • McGraw-Hill‘s GED: The Most Complete and Reliable Study Program for the GED Tests by Patricia Mulcrone
  • McGraw-Hill’s Top 50 Math Skills for GED Success by Robert Mitchell and Dolores Emery
  • McGraw-Hill’s GED Mathematics: The Most Comprehensive and Reliable Study Program for the GED Math Test by Jerry Howett
  • McGraw-Hill’s GED Science Workbook by Robert Mitchell
  • McGraw-Hill’s GED Social Studies Workbook by Kenneth Tamarkin and Jeri Bayer
  • McGraw-Hill’s GED Language Arts, Writing by Ellen Frechette and Tim Collins
  • McGraw-Hill’s GED Language Arts, Reading by John Reier
  • Contemporary’s Complete GED: Comprehensive Study Program for the High School Equivalency Examination by Linda W. Nelson, Kathleen D. Mikkin, Suzanne E. Rausch, Janice S. Phillips, and Patricia Mulcrone
  • GED Language Arts Writing by Ellen Carley Frechette¬†Contemporary’s GED Mathematics: Preparation for the High School Equivalency Examination by Jerry Howett
  • Calculator Power for the GED with Casio fx-260 Package
  • Top 50 Math Skills for GED Success – Student Text with CD-ROM by Robert Mitchell and Dolores Emery
  • Top 50 Reading Skills for GED Success – Student Text with CD-ROM by Judith Gallagher
  • Top 50 Writing Skills for GED Success – Student Text with CD-ROM by Tim Collins
  • Top 50 Social Studies Skills for GED Success – Student Text with CD-ROM by Robert Mitchell and Dolores Emery
  • Top 50 Science Skills for GED Success – Student Text with CD-ROM by Robert Mitchell
  • Pre-GED Complete Preparation by Steck-Vaughn Company, Mott S. Nolley
  • Pre-GED Mathematics by Steck-Vaughn Company
  • Complete GED Preparation by Steck-Vaughn Company, Ellen Northcutt
  • GED: Mathematics by Steck-Vaughn Company, Liz Anderson and Ellen Northcutt
  • GED: Science by Steck-Vaughn Company
  • GED: Science Exercise Workbook by Raintree Steck-Vaughn
  • GED: Social Studies by Steck-Vaughn
  • GED: Language Arts, Reading by Steck-Vaughn
  • GED: Language Arts, Writing by Steck-Vaughn
  • GED: Essay by Steck-Vaughn
  • Barron’s GED 2008-2009 with CD-ROM by Murray Rockowitz, Ph.D., Samuel C. Brownstein, Max Peters, and Ira K. Wolf, Ph.D.
  • Pass Key to the GED by Murray Rockowitz, Ph.D., Samuel C. Brownstein, Max Peters, and Ira K. Wolf, Ph.D.
  • How to Prepare for the GED, Canadian Edition by Murray Rockowitz, Ph.D., Samuel C. Brownstein, Max Peters, and Ira K. Wolf, Ph.D.
  • Math Workbook for the GED by Johanna Holm