General Education Development (GED) Testing
Prepare to take the GED® test before the test changes. The current version of the GED® test is expiring at the end of 2013, and your scores will expire too if you do not finish and pass the test before Jan. 2, 2014. Learn more.
One way to earn your diploma is by passing the GED® Tests. The GED® consists of five subjects:
- Writing (including an essay)
- Social Studies
GED® Preparation classes are small and offer a review of these skills, opportunities to learn and use computers, learn about goal-setting and job opportunities and develop a plan for success beyond graduation with employment counselors and college admissions staff.
Tuition of all GED®-level classes is $25, and financial aid is available for qualifying students. Adult Basic Education and Pre-GED® classes are free. Learn more and assess your skills at a free orientation session. View our orientation schedule to find a time that's best for you.
Register for classes by calling 410-386-2550 or 1-888-221-9748 or sending an email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Official GED® Practice Test
The classes provide an opportunity for you to take the official GED® practice test, which simulates the GED® test-taking experience by allowing you to practice with the types of questions on the actual test. The practice test is a good predictor of your readiness to take the official GED® tests; it also help you determine any area(s) where you need additional practice. View the official GED practice test schedule.
Applying to take the GED® Tests
Each month, the state of Maryland administers the GED® placement tests in Westminster. You can obtain an application from the Adult Education Office, from your GED® instructor or online.
Upon passing the GED® tests, you will be awarded a Maryland State High School Diploma.
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