This will improve both your writing ability and your confidence on test day. Some of the best writers read every day, as this helps expand their vocabulary and understand basic sentence structure.Read a variety of genres, including novels and short articles.One of the most important parts of the General Educational Development test is the essay question.
Jen has been a professional writer since 2002 in the education nonprofit industry.
Her work has been featured in the New Jersey SEEDS Annual Report, as well as several Centenary College publications, including "Centenary in the News" and the "Trustee Times." In 2009, Jen earned a Master of Arts degree in leadership and public administration from Centenary College.
To give yourself some experience with the testing situation, find a quiet place that you can write for 45 minutes. Use the Plan for Success below to ensure a good essay.
When it's complete, turn it in to me either handwritten or via email.
Pay special attention to punctuation, such as the use of commas and periods.
Focus on the spellings and definitions of unfamiliar words and the use of verbs and adjectives and how they enhance sentences by providing the reader with a visual description of what you are discussing.
An example might be choosing your favorite hobby and discussing how it benefits you.
The questions are both general and personal, and the test graders will be most interested in how you present your essay not your content. During the exam, you will have scrap paper, so while you are practicing, write points you want to discuss on paper, ensuring that every point talks about the topic.
Notice that there is no required minimum number of words.
The essays with higher scores have are a clear organization of ideas and contain correct sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, spelling, and word choice.