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GED Test Registration Information

Registration for the GED is completed online and requires that individuals meet their state's eligibility requirements. Read on to learn more about this process and find out how you can qualify to take the GED.

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GED Test Registration Dates

Taking the General Education Development (GED) test is an option for people who wish to earn the equivalent of a high school diploma without completing a traditional academic program. Learn how and when to register for the GED test, and find out about study resources that'll help you pass.

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Study.com GED Scholarship: Application Form & Information

Study.com is proud to announce three new scholarships designed to support GED test takers as they go through this pivotal step on the way to earning their certificate.

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How Much Does It Cost To Get a GED?

Although each state has their own fixed price for each of the 4 GED tests, there are a number of other factors that can influence the cost of a GED. Read on to learn more about some of the standard costs, as well as optional expenses involved.

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What Does GED Stand For?

GED stands for the General Educational Development tests. These exams are taken by individuals who did not earn a high school diploma and cover four main subject areas. The successful completion of these tests provides the same benefits as graduating high school. Read on to learn more.

GED Resources

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Looking for more information about the GED? Try our collection of GED informational resources to learn important information about this high school diploma equivalency exam. With over 60 comprehensive and up-to-date articles about the GED test, we're confident you'll find what you need to make the best test taking decisions and earn your GED certificate.

Not sure where to start? The articles What is the GED? and What Does GED Stand For? provide a great overview if you're new to the GED. These articles highlight essential information about the test, including its purposes, subject matter, benefits and structure. We also offer articles that discuss specific criteria for each GED section, including the GED Science, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning and Reasoning Through Language Arts sections. Or, get familiar with the types of questions that appear on the GED, such as multiple-choice, drag and drop and hot-spot questions. We even offer information concerning the GED requirements for specific states, including California, Florida, New York and Texas.

Once you've established a high-level understanding of what the GED entails, learn how to plan effectively and prepare for your test. We've got you covered with effective test-taking strategies for the math, language arts, social studies and science sections of the test. Our informational resources show you how to approach each section and anticipate the types of questions you'll be asked. For example, you'll learn how to break down the GED writing prompt and collect essay evidence for the test's writing segment as you prepare.

Next, we'll help you understand GED passing score requirements and learn how to properly obtain and interpret your GED transcripts. To make sure you're able to sign up for your test, read through our articles about GED test dates, GED registration information, registration forms and GED score reports.

Once you've learned more about the GED, consider becoming a Study.com member to start preparing for your test. Our engaging GED courses and GED practice tests help you review all the information you need to know in a quick, efficient and enjoyable manner. Access these courses to review fun video lessons, get personalized tutoring and take comprehensive GED practice exams.

To get started, all you need to do is take our free GED practice test. This short 15-question assessment provides an initial report of GED concepts you already know, and subject areas that you'll need to review. We'll suggest a GED study guide based on your needs, and then you'll be on your way to a successful GED preparation experience. There's no signup required and no risk involved. Take your free GED practice test today!

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