Entries by kristensmith

What’s on the GED: Science

The GED® Science Test evaluates your ability to understand, interpret, and apply science information. You will have 90 minutes to answer 34 questions that are based on reading passages, graphics such as diagrams, tables, graphs, and maps, or a combination of the two. You will need a minimum score of 145 to pass the Science Test, […]

What’s on the GED: Social Studies

The GED® Social Studies Test evaluates your ability to understand, interpret, and apply information. You will have 70 minutes to answer 35 questions that are based on reading passages and interpreting graphics such as charts, graphs, diagrams, editorial cartoons, photographs, and maps. You will need a minimum score of 145 to pass the Social Studies […]

What’s on the GED: Reasoning Through Language Arts

The GED® Reasoning through Language Arts Test (RLA) evaluates your reading and writing skills. You will have 2.5 hours for about 46 questions that require you to: answer questions based on single passages and on passages that are paired together (reading and thinking skills); review written text and select words and phrases so that the […]

What’s on the GED: Mathematical Reasoning

The GED® Mathematical Reasoning Test evaluates your ability to solve mathematical problems and apply mathematics to a variety of contexts. You will have 90 minutes to answer approximately 46 questions based on the following: Quantitative Reasoning (45%), which includes problems with positive and negative whole numbers, decimals, and fractions; ratios, proportions, and percents; data and […]

What is the GED?

The GED® test is a widely used examination that demonstrates high school equivalency as well as college and career readiness. It includes the reading, writing, thinking, and problem-solving skills needed for postsecondary educational programs and for the world of work. This means that your high school equivalency diploma is not an end in itself—it is […]

How to Pay For College

The start of your child’s college career is exciting – it’s also costly in a number of ways beyond room, board and tuition. One of the biggest questions facing parents when a child is getting ready for college is: How much thought have you given about what to expect when it comes to paying for […]