Many don’t think of looking for GED tutors for adults, only for younger students. Lots of students look to tutors to help them with their studies, but adult students and those looking to return to education are often overlooked. However, it is this group that just might benefit the most from finding a quality private tutor or at home tutor to help them complete their goal of a high school degree. GED tutors can help you on your educational journey, and open doors that until now, you might have found closed.
What is the GED?
If you’ve never heard of GED tutors before, you’re probably wondering what GED even stands for. GED is short for General Educational Development, or General Education Diploma.
Generally, most people study and prep for a few months for the exam and to prepare for the GED tests, which beats the 4 years it takes to complete high school. This doesn’t mean it’s easier though. It still takes a lot of work to complete and pass your GED, as it tests you on everything you should know when graduating from high school. The subjects you’ll be tested on include mathematics, literature, science and social studies (history, politics, geography and the likes). So there’s a lot of information you’ll need to take in and remember.
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Harumi B. Littleton CO.
Native Japanese tutor with more than 10 years of tutoring experience
I was born in Osaka, Japan and lived there until I was 26 years old. I taught conversational English to Japanese children aged between 2 and 13 for six years while I lived in Japan. My American husband and I owned an English conversation school in Japan. After moving to the United States, I homeschooled my children. I have been teaching conversational Japanese for over 8 years now. My teaching methods are not limited to using text books alone. I use flash cards, games and even songs whe... Read more
Jeremy G. Denver CO.
Experienced High School/College Tutor Specializing in Science
Hello! Growing up in a house with a chemical engineer sparked my love and passion for science. I originally planned on using my science background to clean up water pollution from mining activities; however, I decided to become a high school teacher. I have a very interdisciplinary science background which allows me to use examples from every day life in order to help students understand abstract scientific concepts. I also enjoy many hobbies: cooking, sourdough bread baking, coffee roastin... Read more
Algebra 1, Chemistry, Prealgebra, Spanish, GRE, GED, Physical Science, Ecology
Thomas L. Denver CO.
About Thomas L.
Greetings! My name is Thomas Lutz. I am a highly experienced math tutor (more than 30 years) for all ages, levels, and types of math. Whether you are struggling in your class or are doing well but want perfection, I can help. I grew up in a family of mathematicians but managed to end up "normal" despite all of that math! I worked as an Actuary for a large consulting firm for a few years but much of my background is in IT. I am located Denver, Colorado serving the entire Denver & Boulder m... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, ACT Math
Michelle S. Denver CO.
10+ Years STEM Tutoring/Teaching Experience
I didn't always understand math. I remember crying over algebra homework because I couldn't understand the difference between multiplying a negative number or subtracting it. But from the patience of my father who tutored me with a love for me and the beauty of mathematics, I grew to not only understand and excel in math and science, but to have a passion for helping my peers and younger students who where less fortunate than me. Not everyone has parents. Not everyone has parents who have the... Read more
Algebra 1, General Computer, Geometry, GED, Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Ariel H. Denver CO.
Versatile, Comprehensive Math Tutoring Techniques
My name is Ariel H., and I am a Cyber Security Engineer. I tutor students with recognized learning challenges, as well as outside students in the Denver area. I have been tutoring math (primarily calculus) for 7 years and I was a GTA for computer science for 3 years. I specialize in working with students with learning differences, which I have been doing for several years at the University of Denver's Learning Effectiveness Program. I tend to approach math with a real - world perspective, int... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Grammar, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading
Magda F. Denver CO.
Empathetic, Committed, and Personable English and Writing Tutor!
I love to read and write and have been doing so since I was a kid. When I was school-aged, I had a hard time with science and math, and it was my great tutors that helped me be successful in those subjects. My past tutors inspired me to want to help students who might be struggling with English and writing or who want to be more successful in a specific area. For about three years, I worked on reading and literacy with children in a domestic violence shelter in Chicago. Now that I am living i... Read more
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Karli I. Denver CO.
Special education specialist focusing on learning disabilities
I am a Special Education Specialist. I have taught Special Education for 8 years and have tutored for fifteen years. I enjoy working with students who need help with reading, phonics, spelling, basic math, organization, and study skills. My specialty is teaching kids and adults who have Autism/ADHD. I am patient and kind. I believe that working with a student's strengths to overcome his or her weaknesses is the best way to help him or her. Hopefully, you will find that I am exactly for wh... Read more
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Hank L. Littleton CO.
Dynamic, Experienced, Patient, and Versatile Tutor
Hank is a science educator who has worked with middle- and high school students and taught at the college level as an adjunct instructor. He holds a bachelors and professional degree from Arizona State University and an M.S. in science education from Montana State University. Hank has also worked as a naturalist at several preserves and has written extensively about science. Hank believes that the best way to encourage student mastery of science is to emphasize the fun that science can be an... Read more
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Gayle E. Littleton CO.
Knowledgable & Fun Writing Instructor and Social Sciences Tutor
As a mom of two college-aged students, I understand how challenging the switch to online school will be for many busy parents and their children and would like to help ease the transition with my skills as tutor. I am a graduate of Colorado College and spent three years teaching English in Japan. Most recently, I have worked as a freelance writer editing and creating web copy for professional organizations. When my twins entered college in 2018, I found a demand by college students for help i... Read more
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Jennifer B. Denver CO.
Master's Degree English Professor & k-12 Teacher (Online Only)
Hi! My name is Jennifer. I tutor exclusively online. I am a professional educator and tutor. I taught college English, fifth grade, and substitute taught in grades k-12 for over ten years. I have a master's degree in Education, and a bachelor's degree in English. I have professionally tutored all ages, including college and SAT/GED test preparation tutoring. I tutor all elementary school subjects, and English up to the college level and beyond. I specialize in creative writing, grammar, v... Read more
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Why Should You Get Your GED?
It’s becoming more and more important for those that didn’t complete high school, but need additional educational qualifications for a career choice or to attend higher education.
Education and educational requirements have become much more highly valued in recent years, and employers are now expecting more and more from the people they employ. If you’re planning on changing careers or looking for a promotion, the experience might not be enough to land you that new job. Most employers now have education requirements as well. Taking your GED might just give you career opportunities that you hadn’t even dreamed of before as well as additional income because more education can lead to higher salaries.
If you’re interested in joining the military, then it’s the perfect qualification for you to ensure entrance into your selected branch of the military. In fact, the GED exam was created for the U.S military, so that soldiers’ general knowledge could be tested. This exam plus the ASVAB exam are requirements that you might want to meet.
Even if you don’t have any specific need to attain a GED, it’s a great achievement to have if you feel you haven’t made the most of the educational opportunities that exist these days. It’s challenging, but it will boost your confidence in yourself, and refresh your knowledge.
How Can a GED Tutor for Adults Help You?
Most tutors focus on helping students pass the general high school tests, but the GED isn’t quite the same, and requires a little more focus on the specifics of the test. While a general tutor might have the knowledge to help you study and prep, they might not be quite so well versed in applying that knowledge to the test in a way that receives a good score. This is why you should find a tutor who teaches GED students specifically. They’ll be familiar with how the test works, and can guide you through it to help you do the best you can.
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The GED is also a broad test which covers several subjects in reasonable depth, so you need a tutor who is able to teach you a variety of subjects alongside each other. A GED tutor for adults will be used to managing several subjects at once, and will be able to plan organized lessons that tackle each subject in turn. Once they’ve gotten to know you, they’ll have picked up on your strengths and weaknesses, and focus more on your weaker points, to help you bring up your score. Math is a tough subject for many of us and GED math tutoring is something that many adult (and teens) are looking for as they prep for their exam.
Finding a private tutor for GED who is used to teaching adult students will help you study around the rest of life’s goings on. They’ll be able to offer advice about how to fit in studying around a busy work or family schedule and still hit the test date ready and prepared for it. Being used to teaching mature students means they’ll be more understanding about how difficult it can be to return to education after several years, when life is in full swing.
If you find a GED tutor who is local, they should also be able to help you plan out your study time and sign up for the exam as well. In addition, many of those local tutors will have GED tutoring materials that will be specific and cover exactly what you need to know to pass.
How to Find a GED Tutor for Adults
If you’ve decided to go ahead and find a tutor for the GED exam prep, the first place you should start is right here, online.
Many tutoring agencies have sites where you can search their databases for tutors that suit you. Search for a GED tutor for adults on any private tutoring site, and you should be have several options to consider for a private tutor for GED. Best of all, you can find several profiles of GED tutors to consider and depending on how you like to learn, you can find one that is a fit.
What to Look for in a Tutor for GED Test
You should make sure you find a tutor that suits you, one that you feel you’ll get on with, as you need to feel able to ask them for help and feedback.
It’s also important to make sure that they excel in the areas that you are weak. If your English skills are strong but Math is low, then finding a tutor that isn’t strong in Math won’t help you as much.
If your tutor has taken the exam themselves, find out how they did on the test? If they took other tests like the SAT or ACT, find out their scores on those tests as well. It’s important to have a tutor that can not only help with the subject matter but also with acing it in test taking as well.
With the tons of options we have available here, don’t be afraid to drop a few of them a message. Ask them questions about how they could help you, what their lesson plans are like, or even about how their previous students have done on their exams. After all, it’s their results that are critical to you at this point in time. That’s the beauty of PrivateTutoringAtHome – you’ll always be able to find the perfect tutor after just a few clicks.
If you’re looking for somewhere to start, why not begin right here? Search for tutors on our site to find the perfect GED tutor for adults, and you’ll be well on your way to getting your GED, and all of the opportunities that come with it.