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McGraw-Hill's Pre-GED : The Most Comprehensive Review of the Skills Necessary for GED Study Paperback

ISBN-13: 063-9785414926 ISBN-10: 0071428143 Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 1000 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (June 20, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071428143
  • ISBN-13: 978-0071428149
  • Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.6 x 2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #171,084 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

The student's guide to preparing for GED study from the leading publisher of GED study guides

Do you need to brush up on the basic skills before you tackle GED study guides or enroll in a preparation course? McGraw-Hill's Pre-GED gives you the foundation you need to build the necessary skills for more effective study that will lead to testing success.

Fully updated, this comprehensive edition covers the five subject areas of the GED test--writing, reading, social studies, science, and math--and it explains new topics such as world history, space study, business documents, and number grids that have been recently added to the GED test. Whether you have difficulty with topic sentences, punctuation, sequence, inference, decimals, or ratios, here you will find helpful hints on your troublesome test spots.

With easy-to-follow instructions, McGraw-Hill's Pre-GED helps you to:

  • Identify your strengths and weaknesses in each area before you start studying
  • Check your progress with hundreds of exercises in the chapter reviews
  • Flex your writing skills and polish up your grammar and word usage
  • Get full explanations for each question from the answer key
  • Evaluate your comprehension with multiple-choice tests in each chapter

With McGraw-Hill's Pre-GED you will no longer be intimidated by overwhelming GED study guides or classes. Instead, you will approach your studies confidently and effectively for GED testing success.

About the Author

McGraw-Hill is the leading publisher of GED study guides.

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The teaching in this book are very clear and precise.
Michelle L. Coigny
This book is good book to help you to get through what you need to get GED.
Jim Nguyen
I would recommend this to any and everyone who is trying to get their GED.
Josephine Brooks

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

121 of 124 people found the following review helpful By Behtsee on September 20, 2005
Format: Paperback
This amazing GED study book gets 5 stars, if I could 20 stars because not only does it reprogram the basics that you might have forgotten from school years ago, it keeps you motivated and excited about learning new things as well!
Let me give you a lil background. I'm 21 and was always the student who knew I was smart but somehow failed at tests/lacked self confidence and honestly, wasn't ever taught HOW to study correctly.
And I know I'm not the only one!
So years passed and I searched on Amazon for a GED book because I finally felt ready and comfortable to do this on my own. I had many chances to go take classes for my GED but I felt that I would benefit much more doing this on my own and pushing myself to do so (extremely happy I did that)
I got this book, along with 4 folders and quite a few highlighters.
(I love to personalize things and make them feel like my own so
being able to highlight areas in the book etc made it fun and personal, I recommend it!)
To make this short..
I want you to know that this book, if you put your heart&soul into it, will change your life for the better.
You're only moving up and forward from here!
Everything is easy to follow, nothing overwhelming and you will be amazed at how much this book teaches you verses any teacher you ever had!
Before I read any of the chapters I took the pre-tests.
I scored in the 40% range.
After I had studied and completed the book I took the post-tests.
My 40% scores sky rocketed to 98-100%!
This book is no joke and I promise you, this is the ONLY GED out there to really hits every possible angle you need to pass the GED tests.
I received my GED certificate
(which is NO different then a High school diploma)
in August this year.
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24 of 25 people found the following review helpful By Amanda on January 9, 2007
Format: Paperback
I purchased this book for my friend recently. He has been out of school for nearly 10 years now but has found this book extremely easy to use and understand. Even with his very short attention span, he manages to spend an hour or more a session going through this book multiple times a week. Based on the progress I've seen him make, I would DEFINITELY recommend this book to anyone looking to brush up or even teach themself the skills necessary to pass the GED. This is an excellent resource.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Jenn on June 9, 2008
Format: Paperback
This book is truly the most complete GED walk through and learn type book i have found.
It begins with pre-tests on every subject and after marking your test scores you will then see that "glosery" type set up, which tells you what chapters you need to study. Once you have the basic idea of what you need to study, the book goes into the chapters of study material. It was nice because i did the pre-tests and then i started the entire book rather than just going over what i needed to, I actually learned a lot that i had not known or well probably forgotten. It is nice to have no knowledge in something and read this book and it it easy to follow keeps me going, unlike the previous GED books i tried to study from, they were slow and i would get frustrated on how slow things all went and stop studying.
Once you are finished the study parts of the book, even if you went and did the entire book like i did or just the study guide there are post tests you take. These post tests are nice because it allows you to see what aspects you still need some help with and if no more help is needed you will then be ready for the GED exam.

This book is the most up-to-date GED book around it is very in-depth and easy to read and learn. I would absolutely tell everyone about this book. I give it an A++
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17 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Gerald Pusch on February 24, 2006
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I bought this book for a student of mine that was planning to drop out of school. I told him that he could take the GED test and get a GED diploma. He has been using the book and says it is easy to follow and not difficult to understand the information; plus he is staying ion school untill he takes the GED test.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Crickett on March 3, 2009
Format: Paperback
I bought this book for my son as a pre-test and pre-study guide for the GED. I spent hours in the store looking over different books before picking this one. This is the best organized book for GED prep that I have seen. It is well broken down. The pre-test was easy for my son to do. We identified only one weak area, math. However; my son is currently going through the whole manual and brushing up on every subject.
Previously he had just frozen up when he didn't immediately have a good grasp of the subject. But this book has broken down each subject so well, in small, palatable bites (so to speak) that he actually looks forward to finishing and taking the post tests to see how well he is doing (wow, who are you and what have you done with my son?)
I highly recommend this book to anyone preparing for the GED.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By K. Lambert on January 19, 2009
Format: Paperback
I purchased this book to help tutor a student. I was unsure of his academic level and this book was very helpful to identify his strengths and weaknesses. It is written in an easy to use manner. My favorite part was the pre-tests and post-tests. The tests are key to success for the teacher/student knowing what the student needs to learn and or study.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Kelley Nolan on May 19, 2008
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I am the manager for a library literacy program and we're always looking for Pre-GED and GED resource materials. The feed back I'm receiving from our tutors is that they really like this item - it's easy to navigate!
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