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Don't wait to take control of your life and your future. Begin this New Year with MyGED™ at www.GED.com, your start-to-finish tool for the 2014GED® program.

 

The General Educational Development tests (GED Test) can give you the opportunity to earn a high school equivalency diploma… a credential recognized as a key to employment opportunities, advancement, further education, and financial rewards.

 

The intent of the GED program is to serve the serious needs of those students who have withdrawn from a regular high school program (either public or homeschool).  In no way does the GED program intend to disrupt or encourage disruption within the regular high school program. 

What do you get with MyGED™? (Watch the video)

Convenient 24/7 scheduling and same-day scores

Flexibility to pay as you go and test on what you want, when you’re ready

Resources for jobs and training

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THE 2014 GED TEST SPECIFICATIONS

 
FOUR CONTENT AREAS (3 opportunities to test per year, per content area) and will be a total of about 7 1/4 hours long with the timing as follows OR you may take each test individually: 
Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA)-150 minutes

Mathematical Reasoning- 115 minutes (on-screen calculator available as needed - no personal calculators allowed.)

Science- 90 minutes

Social Studies- 90 minutes 

 
The GED test will have a passing score of 150 for each subject. Therefore, students will need to reach a score of at least 150 on each subject and a total score of 600 or higher across the four-subject tests in order to receive the GED test credential.  

 

Offered in English and Spanish (NOTE: Now you can mix it up;  take individual sections in either english or spanish or both when registering for GED test. [e.g. math in spanish, science in english, etc.....]), when testing on each section, which language is comfortable for you? 

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 ONLINE REGISTRATION STEPS

 
-YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ALLOWED TO REGISTER IN PERSON-

 

Go online to www.ged.com

Create an account (you will NEED an email account to receive your activation instructions)

Log-in and complete GED registration stepsLog-in and complete GED registration steps

 

Test takers seeking accommodations: Register at the online link on step 1 of this section. Once required forms are completed and sent to the State, you will be notified if approved or not approved in writing within 30 days, then further instructions will be provided by the State.

 

Pricing: $135 for the entire battery of four test OR you have the option to take each test individually for a price of $33.75.

Payment Type

DEBIT, CREDIT, AND GIFT CARDS: All testing programs delivering the GED test can immediately process payments from debit, credit, or gift cards. The online system accepts these forms of payment online and emails the receipt directly to the purchaser.  

CASH, CHECKS, AND MONEY ORDERS: Programs can use voucher or a testing center credit line to collect cash, checks and money orders. Testing centers and organizations can also use their business credit cards to schedule students as an alternative form of payment.

 

Retest Policy: If you need to retest two times per content area within 12 months of your first test date you will be discounted at a retest price of $13.75 within the 12 months of the FIRST attemptAfter the third attempt, test-takers MUST wait 60 days before they can test again at the retest cost of $33.75.

 

NOTICE YOU MAY HAVE TO CLEAR AN 'ALERT(s)': For applicants age 16 & 17 there are forms you will need to complete and email to TEA. Access these forms at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/gedforms.html.  

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Where can I study?  

 

Sign up for MyGED™ at www.ged.com and click on “Study” to find tools, free practice test questions, and GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test. 

Additional study resources that GED Testing Service offers is free online practice tests on website at  http://www.gedtestingservice.com/educators/freepracticetest . 

 

The course is free to Texas residents and is offered in Freeport and Lake Jackson through Community Education for more information you may contact them at (979) 230-3600.

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   GED TEST DATES 
 
​DATE ​ROOM
​MARCH 04, 2015 ​E-129
MARCH 18, 2015 ​E-129
​MARCH 25, 2015 ​E-129
APRIL 1, 2015 ​E-129
​APRIL 8, 2015 ​E-129
APRIL 15, 2015 ​E-129
APRIL 22, 2015 ​E-129
​APRIL 29, 2015 ​E-129
​MAY 6, 2015 ​E-129
MAY 13, 2015 ​E-129
​MAY 20, 2015 ​E-129
​JUNE 3, 2015 ​E-129
​JUNE 10, 2015 ​E-129
JUNE 17, 2015 ​E-129
JULY 1, 2015 ​E-129
JULY 8, 2015 ​E-129
JULY 15, 2015 ​E-129
​JULY 22, 2105 ​E-129
JULY 29, 2015 ​E-129
AUGUST 19, 2015 ​E-129
​AUGUST 26, 2015 ​E-129
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 ​E-129
*ATTENTION: PERSONAL BELONGINGS POLICY*
Brazosport College is not responsible for lost or stolen property during your visit in our testing center; please leave your personal belongings (purse, cell phone, backpacks, etc....) in your vehicle or preferably at home.
 

RECEIVING GED TEST SCORES FROM 2014 TO PRESENT:

 
Within a few hours after testing you can log back into your account at www.ged.com to retrieve your scores. Initial copy of the GED certificate will be mailed to successful test takers who meet the requirements for a GED.

    

OBTAINING A COPY OF GED CERTIFICATE BEFORE 2014:

Test takers must print copy or duplicate copies of their certificate online for a $5 fee at www.texged.com 

          Steps to obtain a copy through www.texged.com: 

1. Scroll to middle of page to "Texas GED Certificate/ Transcript Search", click on link;
2. Enter your Social Security number (no hyphens) and birth date;
3. Click on "Search" button, if "Certificate Found" is showing in red, you will be able to purchase a
    certificate.
Reasons for certificate not found:
-GED incomplete
-incorrect data entry
-no social security number during registration (email the State at ged@tea.state.tx.us for assistance.)

4. Click on the "Buy and Print Certificate/Transcript" button (credit card [not debit] or electronic check.

 
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A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission to and participation in career and technical education programs. Brazosport College shall not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Human Resources, 500 College Drive, Lake Jackson, TX, 77566; 979-230-3459; Marshall.Campbell@brazosport.edu