GED PREPARATION AND TESTING
THE GED TEST
The "GED®Test" is made up of four separate computer-based tests offered through Pearson Vue:
You must pass all four tests to complete your GED. In January 2016, the GED established these scoring levels:
School Equivalency: 145-164
Scores in the GED College Ready + Credit range may enable to test-taker to earn up to 9 hours of college credit. Contact your GED testing program to determine requirements and availability of college credit for GED scores.
Learn more about the Test by visiting the National GED Testing site.
GED TEST CENTERS
GED TEST SCHOLARSHIPS
The Portland Literacy Council has been awarding GED Test Scholarships since 2003. Scholarships assist students with some or all of GED exam fees. Practice exams are not covered.
GED Scholarships are awarded as financial vouchers. Scholarship recipients will receive a voucher code number to be used as payment when they register for a GED test.
Qualifications to apply for the GED Test Scholarship
Applicants must be GED-ready.
Download Instructions for Completing the Application Form: Scholarship Application Instructions
Download the Scholarship Application Form: GED Scholarship Application
Study and Preparation
FREE-ED.NET - Free GED preparation online. The program is a 35-week study plan covering every topic required for passing the GED exams. New classes begin on the first Sunday of each month. Enrollment for new classes opens one month prior to the starting date.
LearningExpress - Find out if you are ready for the GED test. Libraries throughout Oregon offer access to these free resources to build basic skills and prepare for the GED (English and Spanish versions). You must have a library card at a participating library to use the LearningExpress resources. You may access LearningExpress via your library’s website. If you need a library card, contact the nearest public or school library. At Libraries of Oregon you may search for libraries by county or city name to find the closest participating library.
Khan Academy - Excellent Math Videos
Mometrix Academy - GED Study Videos
Official Practice Tests - Find out if you are ready for the GED tests.
Online Learning Guidebook - This guide looks at Khan Academy, Coursera and MIT OpenCourseware and gives tips and advice for success.
Portland Community College
PCC has online GED preparation
classes available to anyone. Check the PCC website for information,
such as course descriptions, prerequisites, technical requirements, and
State of Oregon - GED sample questions, practice tests, transcript information, and more.
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