The New GED®
Program is Here!
Here in Northeast Alabama
we’re excited to offer you a GED® program and a fighting chance at a good job with
good wages. Learn more below or sign up today at
the new GED® Program?
Now, you have more than just a test.
You’ll have access to MyGED™ your online portal to sign up,
study, schedule, check scores, and learn about jobs and college.
What is MyGED™?
MyGED™ is your
start-to-finish tool for the new GED® program. Flexible, convenient and the support you need
before and after the GED® test. Built with you in mind, MyGED™
helps you take control of your life and your future. Register
today to test on a day and time that is convenient for you. Get
started now at
the GED® test like?
The GED® test has been updated to make sure
it measures what graduating high school seniors know and what
colleges and employers will expect of you.
-Four (4) parts:
Science (90 minutes)
Social Studies (90 minutes)
Reasoning Through Language Arts
(150 minutes including a 10-minute break)
Reasoning (115 minutes)
-Offered on computer
-English and Spanish
Where can I study?
Contact the Northeast Alabama Adult
Education Program at 256-638-2957 or 256-228-0021 to get more
information about GED classes near you! We offer FREE classes
all across DeKalb, Jackson, and Marshall Counties. Work at your
own pace with the assistance of a highly-qualified instructor to
reach your goal of passing the GED. Materials (i.e. books,
paper, practice tests, computer programs) are all free of cost
to students who attend class.
How do I register?
Registration is simple. Simply sign
up for MyGED™ at
www.GED.com and you will get information about local
policies, how to request modified testing conditions
(accommodations), or you’ll be able to schedule right then.
When can I schedule?
Scheduling is available 24 hours a day 7
days a week with MyGED™ at
www.GED.com. Log in and click on “Schedule Test” on the top.
Once you complete the scheduling questions you’ll be directed to
choose your language, subject, and the day and time that works
best for you to test. You can also schedule one test at a time
to make sure you feel prepared every time.
What is the passing score?
On the new GED® test you need to earn at
least 150 points on each subject to pass. To find out if
you’re likely to pass, take the official GED® practice test at one of our
adult education class sites.
Is there a fee to take the test?
You can pay as you go with the GED® test.
This means you can pay for each subject individually or when you
are ready to test. In Alabama, the fee per subject is $30, or
$120 for the complete battery.
The GED® program gives you everything
you need for success, and MyGED™ will help get you there. With
MyGED, you receive unprecedented support before and after you
test. Conveniently register and schedule 24/7. Pay as you go and
test on what you want, when you want. Plus, find prep tools to
help you prepare for test day and resources to help you move
forward to what’s next.
test centers are located throughout Alabama, with two centers in our area at
Northeast and Snead Colleges. Prospective GED® examinees can phone Northeast
Alabama Community College (near Rainsville) at 256-638-4418 or 256-228-6001
or Snead State Community College (in Boaz) at 256-840-4151 for
scheduling/testing information. Applicants must register at
www.GED.com and show
appropriate identification on the day of the test.
MyGED™ was built with you in mind. Register
today. Get started at
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