Top 10 GED Obstcles, and How to Get Over Them


“I don’t have time for my GED. I’m too busy.”

Ever walk a mile? It starts with just one step. Each step adds up, and before you know it, you get where you’re going. With GED Academy’s online GED class, you spend just 15 or 30 minutes a day doing fun, short lessons. You’ll be amazed how quick you learn.

“I’ve been out of school too long. I’ll never learn!”

You already know more than you think. And the GED test doesn’t force you to memorize a lot of facts and formulas. It’s about knowing how to think through problems. That’s something you can learn fast and easy. Learn more about what we teach.

“I’ll never pass the math!”

The most important things to learn for the GED mathematics test are basic everyday practical math. With a few weeks of studying our easy-to-understand math program, you can learn. Avoid the embarrassment of a classroom by studying for the GED online, at home. Plus, get all the individual help you need from a GED teacher.

“I can’t get started on my GED.”

Taking the first step is often the most difficult. But what do you have to lose? The trick is not to focus on all the steps that you’ll face in the future. Don’t get overwhelmed or worry about problems. Getting started is just one easy step. Once you’re started, it’s easier to keep going.

“I can’t afford the cost of a study program.”

GED Academy offers a monthly installment plan to make online GED study affordable for everyone. If you don’t want to use a credit card, you can pay by mail. We’re willing to help you the best we can. Just make a commitment to yourself to get started.

“I’m not a good reader.”

GED Academy’s online GED courses let you listen to the material while you read it. You’ll quickly improve your reading. You’ll also learn how to figure out difficult words, how to think through meaning, and other easy skills to quickly improve your reading.



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“I hate tests!”

A few simple secrets will change the way you take tests forever. GED Academy gives you test-taking tips and tricks to improve your score and make it easier. Here’s one: Take a test with the attitude, “I’m going to nail this sucker!” You’ll be surprised at the boost you give yourself!

“I learn differently. I have a learning disability.”

GED Academy’s online GED course is taught for five different learning styles. One is going to make total sense to you. We also included a feature that lets you stop and replay everything until you get it. We make sure everyone learns.

“I don’t write very well.”

Our online GED writing program will teach you everything you need to know to be a good writer, and it makes it all easy to understand. In just a few weeks, you’ll see a huge improvement.

“I started but stopped. I can’t stick with it.”

It’s easy to lose your momentum and get sidetracked. GED Academy keeps you focused with a personal learning plan and ways to constantly track your progress. We give you help and information to keep you going, and you can see how you’re already succeeding. Try free sample GED lessons.



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The fastest way to get your GED certificate is to study online. Online GED test prep gives you the freedom to study at the best time for you and at your own pace. It eliminates all the stress and embarrassment of the classroom.

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The key to the GED test is preparation. We make the GED test easier than you think by helping you brush up on the right skills, in the right way. We’ve helped thousands earn a GED credential and go on to new careers and colleges.

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