City and State: Columbus, Ohio
Enough is enough!!! Hello, my name is Helen, well, how should I start? Well, as I was growing up in the southern part of Mississippi where there was very little books to go around in the classroom, my mother couldn’t read and write, so we had no help and also little good education. I had to study and do my homework on my own. Sometimes I was lost and really didn’t understand a lot of things.
Going into middle school, I was more into writing poems and drawing, as I can remember at that time. I think something really went wrong there for a minute. When I got in 11th grade, all the drawing & writing stopped. When I was 16, I was angry and very tired of my mom taking care of 9 children by herself, so one day I said enough is enough, I was in the 12th grade with only one class or, as they told me, one unit to finish school, so I took correspondence English 4, and started to work helping my mom. But, I lost focus, got caught up doing what young kids do, going out, partying. I thought that’s what you do when you start college, but for me it started early, and at 20, I had my first child. Continue reading
City and State: Houston, TX
What motivated you to get your GED? To further my education and to further my career.
How have your friends and family helped you? They have yet to motivate or in any other way inspire me.
What problems have you faced? I have faced a lot of difficulties and don’t know how to solve them at one time or any other time, so that why I am asking for your help to guide me through the right direction. Continue reading
City and State: Houston, TX
What motivated you to get your GED? I need the GED for two reasons. I need to improve my life, and I would like to be a nurse assistant. That’s why I want to know, is this is the best course in GED that I’m going to take.
How have your friends and family helped you? At all times, they’re telling me that I need to improve my life by trying something better.
What problems have you faced? All my problems are mainly at work.
What do you hope to gain from getting your GED? A better life and self-esteem.
City and State: Aubrey, Texas
What motivated you to get your GED? The gears in my life have been rusting these past few years, they haven’t moved in a long time & I feel that it is necessary to acquire a GED in order for me to get those gears cleaned, oiled up and ready to go. It is my only setback towards success, that final stepping stone that I need to finally get moving. Continue reading
City and State: Pikeville, NC
What motivated you to get your GED? My children. I have 6. 2 of them already got their high school diplomas, and I have another one who will be graduating next year. I want to go to college so I can become a social worker or medical assistant. Continue reading
City and State: Newport News VA
What motivated you to get your GED? All of my trouble started in school, and if I ever want to get any education and start my career. I know that if I put my mind on it I can do it. I’m not sure that high school is for me, and I have come to an understanding that I want to get my GED and go straight into college for sports management. Continue reading
City and State: Snellville, GA
What motivated you to get your GED? Because I need to change my life. I am tired of working 12 hours every day, seven days a week.
What help do you need? I need only to know how I can go back to any school.
What do you hope to gain from getting your GED? I hope if I get a GED then I can get into college.