What is Your GED® Journey?
You’re already on your journey to a GED® diploma even if you’re still at the beginning, wondering how you’re going to get there. Get guidance and motivation from the GED stories of people like you, and share your own story with the GED community.
GED Student Stories
This Time I’ll Graduate
Jennifer from Connecticut
What motivated you to get your GED? I dropped out of school after repeating freshmen year for the second time. Almost all of my life, since I started school, I was transferred (Read more...)
from school to school because my parents would always move. I tried going back for my GED several times in the past but didn’t feel like I was accomplishing anything, so I kept dropping out. I’ve had three children since then, and I feel like now is the time for me to continue my education. This time, I’ll graduate. I am a stay-at-home mom right now, but only until my 10-month-old baby turns three. I want to be able to get a really good job, and the only way is to get my GED. I do not want to settle for a minimum paying job. It just wont be enough.
How have your friends and family helped you? My children have inspired me, because if it weren’t for them I wouldn’t be, or want to be, all i can be.
What problems have you faced? I have faced many problems in life. If I sat here and wrote about everything I went through, and what I had to do to get through them, I would be writing for days. What has helped me solve all of my problems is being strong and thinking smart. Always be better, ask questions, never feel you aren’t or won’t be good enough, and make smarter choices.
What do you hope to gain from getting your GED? I hope to gain a good career for my children, because I will be getting married soon, and I will like to be able to help bring in income to help my family. I know that we all want things, but the only way you will ever afford them is to have a good job, bring home a decent pay check, and save money. As long as you have money in the bank, you will never be broke. My goal is to find a career that I would love to do to bring me up in life: somewhere i can grow. My dream is to succeed, to prove to those that doubted me, and to become all I can.
From The GED Academy: It sounds like you’ve gone through a lot in your life, and that has made you stronger and wiser. Getting an education can be a long and difficult process, and it’s definitely easy to ask yourself “is this really doing me any good?” while you’re through it, but keep these things you’ve written about in mind as you do, and I’m sure you’ll pull through to the end! Good luck!
I Want a GED
Alena from Connecticut
What motivated you to get your GED? I want a GED so I can find a good job in the future.
How have your friends and family helped you? My sister went to school (Read more...)
What problems have you faced? I need help with math, reading, and writing.
What do you hope to gain from getting your GED? I want to get a GED and have a good job.
From The GED Academy: Thanks for submitting your story! It’s difficult to get started on the road to a better future, and the first steps can be the hardest, but keep working toward your goals and you can do anything! Good luck!
I Need Help in Everything.
Theresa from Connecticut
What motivated you to get your GED? I wanted to go back to school and get a good career.
How have your friends and family helped you? They told me to go out and get (Read more...)
What problems have you faced? I have short term memory so I need help in everything that I need.
What do you hope to gain from getting your GED? I want to own my own daycare.
From The GED Academy: A lot of people think that they have back memories. But there are a lot of ways to overcome “bad memory.” Part of it is understanding how memory works. If you understand something, you don’t need to memorize it… and the GED doesn’t require you to memorize facts or dates. If you can understand and learn thinking skills, you can get your GED. It’s the understanding that matters, not the memorization.
When you do need to remember something, there are memory tricks and study techniques you can use to improve your memory. One good technique involves spending time recalling what you’ve learned. If you don’t try to recall what you’ve learned, your mind can think it’s not important and discard it. By actively trying to remember what you’ve learned a few minutes later, then an hour later, then a day later, you teach your mind that you’ll need to recall that information.
That’s just one technique… but there are a lot of ways you can improve your learning, even if you think you’ve got a “bad memory.” The GED Academy program includes a lot of techniques to help you. You can pass your GED!
I Want to Help People
Monaris from Connecticut
What motivated you to get your GED? I want to go to college and had promised my aunt before she died I would finish school and make something of myself, and I really want to help (Read more...)
people out with the field I want to go into.
How have your friends and family helped you? I have one friend who believes in me, and my family really doesn’t tell me that they are happy for me, so that pushes me even more.
What problems have you faced? The only problems I face are math problems, that’s what I really need help with.
What do you hope to achieve with your GED? I want to become a CSI. I want to be able to help families come to closure and let their loved ones rest in peace because I know what it feels like to lose someone to a murder and it never be solved.
That’s just about all. I hope that you can help me achieve my dreams and goals.
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