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To find GED classes you need to:
- Go to the page: https://bestgedclasses.org/ged-test-by-state/
- Contact the school that offers the GED course by phone or in person
- Sign up
You can find GED classes in practically every city. Often, these classes are free of charge.
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There are also GED classes offered online on this website.
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Well, that depends. Generally, if you will study for one hour every week, you can be sufficiently prepared in 5 to 8 months.
Then again, if you are ready to study 2 x 30 minutes per day, you could be all set in about 2-3 months.
You will understand that this all depends as well on your earlier education. It is a good idea to take a practice test to find out how far you are in your preparation to sit for the actual GED exam. Here are the free practice tests: https://bestgedclasses.org/practice-tests/
Here you can prepare for the GED exam for free: https://bestgedclasses.org/online-classes//
No, online diplomas are a scam. The GED test is not available online. An online obtained GED diploma is worthless. Websites that offer the GED, TASC, or HiSET tests or diplomas over the internet are fraudulent! However, you can prepare for the GED exam online very well.
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Yes, definitely. Don’t waste your hard-earned money on an online GED, TASC, or HiSET diploma.
These tests are just not available online, nor is the high school equivalency diploma, and it is easy for employers or colleges to check whether you hold a GED, HiSET, or TASC “diploma” that was issued online.
The most effective way to earn your TASC, GED, or HiSET credential is to just sign up for preparation classes in your city or to sign up for an online preparation course. Find GED, TASC, or HiSET classes near you:
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Remember that, to take the GED exam, you must come to a designated testing site.
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The GED exam has a passing score of 145 on each of the four subject area tests. Therefore, students need to reach a score of at least 145 on each subject test and a total score of 580 or higher across all four tests in order to receive their High School Equivalency Credential. Scores are measured on a 100 – 200 scale.
This is how scoring on the GED test is broken down:
- Below Passing: 100 – 144
- Passing Score (high school equivalency): 145 – 164
- College Ready: 165 – 174
- College Ready plus Credit: 175 – 200
The TASC exam requires you to reach at least a 500 score on each one of the five subtests (so at least 2500 in total) and no less than two points on your essay.
On the HiSET exam, you need to score 8 (out of 20) points for each of the five tests, reach at least a 2-points score for your essay and have no less than 45 points for the entire battery.
The price of high school equivalency testing varies from state to state, but in most states, the GED fee is around $120, and the HiSET and TASC are, in most states that use them, slightly cheaper.
Some state charge more for high school equivalency (HSE) testing. In California, for example, students need to pay $35 per each of the 4 GED modules for a total of $140, but the state also implemented the TASC and HiSET. Four states subsidize HSE testing in full.
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4 states offer GED, TASC, or HiSET testing for free:
New York, West Virginia, Connecticut, and Maine.
New York and West Virginia use the TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion); Maine is using the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test)
Connecticut uses the GED exam (but there is a small registration fee).
2 states partly subsidize the GED test: Arkansas: the GED exam fee is $16 ($4 per module or test) Maryland: the GED exam costs $45 for all 4 subjects, $11,25 per module Read more here: https://bestgedclasses.org/alternatives-ged-test-state/
Sure, in most states you can just sign up for the GED exam (on the GED one test at a time if you wish).
Pre-testing is required in some states, though. Check out your state here: https://bestgedclasses.org/ged-test-by-state/
You can find free GED practice tests here: https://bestgedclasses.org/practice-tests/
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