The GED extended response exam can seem overwhelming when you first begin to study for it, but really, once you’re familiar with the organizational breakdown of the essay, you’ll feel much more confident about taking it! The key to writing any great essay always comes down to knowing the proper format, and knowing how to […]
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It’s no secret that your success on the GED involves having a strong vocabulary. The Language Arts Reading component requires reading difficult literary passages and the Language Arts Writing component includes composing a well-written essay. Additionally, the Science and Social Studies components involve reading challenging passages before answering questions about them. So long story short, […]
Are you feeling intimidated by the GED Extended Response Writing Assessment? If so, that’s completely normal. But don’t get too stressed—there is a fairly straightforward formula for attacking this portion of the exam. The following three GED writing practice tips are sure to help boost your confidence in taking essay-style exams. #1 Understand the Overall […]