City and State: Florida
What motivated you to get your GED? Well, I dropped out of high school due to having 2 kids, and I am so glad that I found GED Academy. I am happy that I can have a second chance at becoming the one thing that fits best for me. I want my daughter and son to see what I’ve achieved.
How have your friends and family helped you? My mother, son, and daughter are my motivation in my life. They are why I am what I am today.
What problems have you faced? I faced a lot of challenges in my life, but for the new year I want to do what’s best for me and my family.
What do you hope to gain from getting your GED? To make the best of myself and do what’s best for me. Continue reading
City and State: Buffalo, NY
What motivated you to get your GED? I decided to work on getting my GED because I’m home schooled, and I want to work on getting ahead in life. In regular schools there is always so much drama, it made it hard for me to concentrate on what really need my attention So, I have decided to study and try to get my GED to move ahead with what I would like to accomplish in life. I don’t want to be the dumb person people use to know, or went to school with. I want to show everyone that anyone can achieve their dreams no matter how high or far away they are. I was in a car accident and had a traumatic brain injury, which left me with a problem concentrating. Focusing is a problem for me. I get headaches easily, and sometimes it takes a while for me to comprehend things. This is why I have decided to get my GED, because I have realized that just because I have some minor problems with schooling doesn’t mean I cant accomplish what i want to! Continue reading
City and State: Albany, New York
What motivated you to get your GED? I dropped out of high school the beginning of 10th grade. To make a long story short, school was just a complete waste of my time. It wasn’t until now that I began appreciating education, and had the courage to enroll in a GED prep program at my local community college. I took 2 “official practice tests” during my time in the program, and I passed both tests. This gave me the confidence to go ahead and take the real GED test.
How have your friends and family helped you? Well, A lot of my motivation came from the fact that I studied hard, never gave up, and took my test with the right attitude. It also took some motivation from my friends and family who all said I would do great. Continue reading
City and State: Smyrna, Tennessee
What motivated you to get your GED? Well, I am 42 and recently divorced. I have always worked but not for very high pay. My daughter is 22 and getting ready to go to college. It is almost Christmas, and I can barely give my kids Christmas this year because I cant afford it. I want to get my Nurse Practitioners License so I can help bipolar kids like my youngest son, and guess what? You can’t go to nursing school without a high school diploma or a GED, and did I tell you I dropped out of school when I was 15 to take care of my newborn son?
How have your friends and family helped you? My kids have been great. They have helped me study and taught me stuff i never learned. People ask if it embarrasses me to have my kids teaching me, and I say no. It makes me soooo proud that they are so smart. My youngest son, who has ADHD and is bipolar, is an honor roll student at 15. Continue reading
City and State: Silverspring, Maryland
What motivated you to get your GED? Well first of all, I was in high school and I dropped out at the end of tenth grade because of family reasons. I was seventeen and I realized that staying home, thinking about parties and clubs was not going to help me in my future. I decided that I wanted to get my GED one way or the other. I started classes but for some reason, I quit going. I don’t know why. I started thinking that I really need to make a good thing out of my life. So, this time I am determined to make it no matter what. I want to pass my GED, get a better job, and help my mom and daughter. I want them to be proud of me, and I want to be proud of myself too. I am going to prove to the world that I can make it, through God and passged.com. Continue reading
City and State: Mcdonough, GA
What motivated you to get your GED? What made me realize it is that I want a better life for myself, my aunt, and my mom.
How have your friends and family helped you? By telling me that I can do it, even if I didn’t finish high school.
What problems have you faced? People downing me. Some of my family talk about me, saying that I am not going to make it in life or that I am not ready.
What do you hope to gain from getting your GED? To be a better person. To tell people that having a GED is just like finishing high school. Continue reading
City and State: Euless, TX
What motivated you to get your GED? Well, I have a son that dropped out of school. I wanted to encourage him to just go back. All this time I’d been telling myself, as soon as I get time, I would go back and get my GED. Also I went to massage school, but in order for me to stay in school, I had to take a test. Well, I scored higher on one part and lower on the other part. I had to pass both parts and I failed, so a part of me said that I will not go back until I get my GED, and I can’t feel complete without it. Continue reading