You don’t need to know everything about science to pass the science portion of the GED, HiSET, or TASC. But having a general understanding of scientific words and processes can go a long way in building the background information and confidence you need to take on the test.Continue reading “Get Smart about Science”
Have you ever heard someone say, “It’s like running into a brick wall? People tend to use this phrase when they face what seems to be an impossible obstacle or circumstance. Students sometimes make this statement when they are frustrated with their study efforts. When a student studies diligently and doesn’t make the progress they were hoping for, it makes them question their abilities. When they jump back in, study harder, and still don’t see a change, they feel as if they have “hit a wall.”Continue reading “Hitting a Wall?”
The phrase “new normal” has officially taken root in our cultural vocabulary. The worldwide pandemic has demanded life, work, and social changes none of us could have ever imagined. Our daily schedules and routines have been turned upside down and altered our habits and responsibilities. As with any unexpected change, we can choose to view our circumstances as obstacles to overcome or opportunities for growth.
Reflect and Revise
Self-reflection is always helpful in these situations. Consider asking yourself the following questions:Continue reading “Creating a New Normal”
When it comes to the process of obtaining your high school equivalency (HSE) credential, it’s both logical and important to ask, “Is this legit?” Students understandably want to make sure that they are making wise investments with their time, money, and personal efforts.Continue reading “Is This Legit?”
In a recent eBoard post, History Prep is Life Prep, we discussed the value of building an educational foundation in social studies. From politics to economic and cultural topics, having a background in history will empower you to actively engage in historical literature and current events. Now more than ever, it’s important to stay informed.Continue reading “Boost Your Social Studies Vocab”
You may have heard of unemployment, but are you familiar with the term, underemployment?
“Underemployment is the condition in which people in a labor force are employed at less than full-time or regular jobs or at jobs inadequate with respect to their training or economic needs.” – Merriam-WebsterContinue reading “Are You UNDER-employed?”
Did you know that there are over 32 million Americans over the age of 18 who have yet to complete a high school education? What sets you apart from the masses, and puts you in a special group, is that word, “yet.” If you are here, following along on this eBoard, you are at minimum exploring the possibility of getting your high school equivalency (HSE) credential. You are hoping to turn that yet into a YES!Continue reading “You Are Not Alone”
One big question students ask upon obtaining their high school equivalency credential, is, “What now?” They want to know what new job opportunities are in their grasp, now that they have hit this important milestone.Continue reading “Who’s Hiring?”