Prior to taking a
GED test, contact your local official GED Testing Center
for specific requirements.
Many states require
an official GED Orientation Session prior to testing.
The GED tests are a
battery of five tests that measure your knowledge in the
areas of math, science, social studies, writing, and
The GED tests are
timed tests that vary from 62 minutes to 2 hours
The cost of the GED
tests vary greatly from place to place.
If you do not pass a
GED test you can retest; however, contact your official
local GED testing Center for specific requirements in
A GED candidate must
take all 5 GED tests. A score of 410 is considered
An average score on
each test of 450 is needed in most states to be
successful in completing the GED.
The GED tests will
test your ability to read and process information, solve
problems, and communicate effectively.
If you can, take one
official GED test at a time. You will be less
tired and will receive a better score.
Get plenty of sleep
the night before your test.
When taking the GED
tests, answer those questions that you know right away
first and ago back to the others later. Do
not spend an over amount of time on questions that you
do not understand.
If you are easily
distracted by noise, check with your GED testing Center
to see if you can use earplugs.
Take ownership of
your GED education. It is your responsibility to
learn about your state's GED requirements.