Feeling pressured before high school equivalency test

I pretty much have to pass with 75%. I am taking the HiSet. I am doing my poorest subjects first so I can get them over with. Science is first.

I ordered two books, one is the official HiSet study guide and one is a CliffNotes Cram Plan for HiSet. I also ordered flashcards sold by Mometrix and have been using those primarily.

The flashcards are dense as hell. Tons and tons of stuff to know. I dropped out junior year of high school so I never finished chemistry, and never took physics. I have to learn these for the first time.

I need to come up with a better game plan. I don’t want to cram and I don’t feel like I’m getting enough done. I’ve been on here a lot. I was thinking about asking @velociraptor and @szadmin to suspend my account until June 10 which is the science test. Before I do that I would appreciate input, like test experiences or general study advice.

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I’ve arranged to get a tutor that specializes in teaching material for the GED test, specifically for math and science. Once I get my accommodations I’ll probably go through with that but that probably won’t be anytime soon.

Sometimes it’s easier or better to study in a group of three or four friends or else two or three of your classmates Is that practical for you? If you do that you can support each other and help each other and at the same time, it can be a socializing too which is good.

Okay, so to study, I recommend practices tests. Time yourself when doing them. Look up Khan academy and youtube videos for chem and physics help. Like wise, you can look around other teacher’s websites for good resources. :slight_smile: I wish you the best of luck. Remember to do one thing at a time.

This is just my two cents. XD I like the maths and sciences…

@77nick77 Good idea… but I’m the only one I know taking the test. Don’t think they have study groups.

@sharp Thanks for the ideas… i will check out Khan academy because ive heard good things about it

@MaxB let us know how that goes

Find a teacher who will coach you. Ask around, if you can find someone to do it if you mowed their lawn or something, if you don’t want to pay for it.

Do a little bit each day. Have someone else do the flashcards with you. I find that it motivates me more to do them with someone. Reread what you are learning. The more times you read something, the more it will stick in your brain. My psychiatrist said to scan the whole book with your finger (you know faster than reading) and your brain will become familiar with the text, so once you read it you will be putting it all together.

For sure practice test…then you can isolate what specifically you need to work on…you might do awesome on the practice and not even have to study…maybe find a study buddy on here that explains things well…