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Can I take the GED Test online?

No. Colleges, employers, and the government all accept a real GED diploma because the test is taken and scored at an Official GED Test Center™. The American Council on Education makes the test, and your state government gives it and awards you a diploma if you pass. You can’t take the real GED online so don’t waste your money on something that’s not worth anything!

Make the official GED test fast and easy by being ready for the test and taking it with confidence. That’s what we do. We get you ready fast by teaching you in a way that works. See how fast we can get you ready.

Do I have to take the GED Test all at once?

Probably not. In most states, you can take one or two GED subject tests at a time. That can be a big help, because you can focus your GED study. There’s no sense in getting overwhelmed. Learn more about local test information.

Do I need to retake the whole test?

If you took the GED test since 2002 and passed some subjects, you don’t need to retake those subjects. You do need to get an average score of 450, though. If you passed some subjects, concentrate on studying and scoring high on the rest. Contact your state's GED administrator™ if you need to get your GED results and GED transcripts. See how we can help you study the right way.

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GED Certificate Fast?

The fastest way to get your GED certificate is to study online. Online GED test prep gives you the freedom to study at the best time for you and at your own pace. It eliminates all the stress and embarrassment of the classroom.

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Should I Take a
Practice Test?

Yes! A practice test will help you determine if you are ready for the actual GED® test. Sign up for our Free Practice Test.

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The key to the GED test is preparation. We make the GED test easier than you think by helping you brush up on the right skills, in the right way. We’ve helped thousands earn a GED credential and go on to new careers and colleges.

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How do I register for the GED Test?

Just call the nearest test center for registration, test information and GED testing dates. Use the easy Official GED Testing Center™ locator above to find the GED locations closest to your home.

How much does the test cost?

The cost varies from state to state. The average is $40 per test, but check with the test center about scholarships or fee waivers. The fee is a pretty good investment when you consider that GED grads make about $500,000 more in their lifetime. Learn how affordable GED prep can be.

How do I get copy of my GED test results?

GED results and GED testing scores are kept by your state department of education. Contact your state GED Administrator™ using the list below to get your GED results and GED transcripts. If you took the GED exam in another state, contact the GED Administrator™ in that state to get a copy of your GED results.

How often can I take the GED Test?

How often you can take the GED exam varies from state to state, but most states allow you to retake the test up to three times in a year. Contact one of your local Official GED Test Centers™ for the GED testing dates and GED schedule.

GED Administrators™ and GED Contacts

Here are the addresses, phone numbers, websites, and email addresses for GED administrators™. You’ll find U.S. state administrators, military and corrections contacts, and administrators in U.S territories and Canada.

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