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Chewy!!Twilight SparkleCountry code: ponies-twilight.png, country type: ponyflag, valid:   42073761

I have scheduled to take the first of five GED tests next wednesday. I am doing this because I do not have a high school diploma (long story) but I still want to be able to go to college, escape the NEET life etc.

Needless to say, I am anxious as hell about it, despite doing very well on all the prep work and practice tests I have done (pic related). I originally planned to get accomodations (extra breaks, extra time etc.) but the hoops you have to jump through to get those are honestly absurd (the mere guidelines for what they want you to provide for them is 26 pages long.)

Anyone have advice for this/been through this process?

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Lots and lots of coffee. But not so much that you have to ask for a piss break in the middle of a test.

But it's been many years since I had any tests, so I have no idea.

Maybe say a short prayer to St. Isidore (patron of Students and the Internet). Even as a Lutheran, I think he's a pretty cool guy.
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A fried pork cutlet and red underwear.

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>>42073763
In college, intense as shit, three or even two and a half coffees are enough to break me. Strongly advise against.
Forever will that black and bitter path dominate your destiny.

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>>42073774
It is by will alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of java the thoughts acquire speed. The hands acquire shakes. The shakes become a warning.
It is by will alone I set my mind in motion.

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>>42073761
Good luck Chewy you can do it!

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>>42073761
I've never gone through the GED.

What is the test like? Is it multiple choice, or like essays or both?

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>>42074343
Both
>>42074281
Ty
>>42073766
lolwut
>>42073763
coffee is good, indeed.

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>>42073761
Did you ever take the SAT/ACT?

Chewy!!Twilight SparkleCountry code: ponies-twilight.png, country type: ponyflag, valid: 1  42074675

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>>42073761
The best thing you can do is very cliche but it is true, believe in yourself and try your best! If you cannot support yourself have other prop you up so you can keep going!

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>>42074442


This >>42074700

Think of it as a readiness test.
You're and adult now, you know your performance on a standardized test isn't really the barometer of your worth, and you know its just to accomplish a bit of bureaucracy standing between you and being able to study for credit.

So with that in mind, don't sweat it. Do how you do, find out how you do, and if the goal isn't met, grab a bite to eat and read some more study material till the next time.

Going in nervous about your performance will only hamper it. You are a smart person from what i can tell, you should have no problem.

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>>42074700
Ty, I am lucky in that I do have people I know to support me.
>>42074753
You are right, although going in without being nervous...honestly don't think that's possible, unfortunately. Just the nature of how I am, really. But I do appreciate the advice.

I'm trying to look at the whole thing as: If I pass, then that's awesome, but if I fail miserably, its not the end of the world, I can try again etc.

I found out that this one actually doesn't have an essay, and is just 50 multiple choice questions, with a 65-minute time limit.

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>>42074836
Process of elimination is a big thing. If you see two answers that don't fit then you just have to pick the answer that seems to fit more between the remaining two even if you're not sure. Multiple choice standardized tests are easy to beat if you just treat it like a logic puzzle and don't waste time on things you're already sure about.

This is coming from someone who scored in the 98th percentile for one of the tests in the middle of high school then graduated with a 2.5 gpa because paying attention was too much work. It's pretty much just realizing that they try to make things easy and abusing the resources the test gives you.
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>>42074836
>You are right, although going in without being nervous...honestly don't think that's possible, unfortunately.
Yeah, you will always be at least a little nervous.

50 multiple choice questions arnt so bad. You will have the right answer right there, you just have to pick it.

this >>42074850

Chewy!!Twilight SparkleCountry code: ponies-twilight.png, country type: ponyflag, valid: 1  42075458

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So uhhh...

This has been delayed quite a bit due to transportation issues.

Earliest I could reschedule it was for February 11th.

So...yeahhh.

>>42074850
I have gotten this advice before, but thank you


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