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The GED® test credential is the only high school equivalency credential recognized in all 50 states. The GED® test includes 4 modules (mathematical reasoning, reasoning through language arts, science, and social studies) which can be taken in a single or multiple appointments. The GED requires approximately 8 hours to complete the entire test battery.
In 2014 candidates have more than just a test. They’ll have access to MyGED™ the online portal to sign up, study, schedule, check scores, and learn about jobs and college. MyGED™ is the start-to-finish tool for the 2014 GED® program. Get started now at
The GED® test has been updated to make sure it measures what graduating high school seniors know and what colleges and employers will expect.
The GED test is administered on computer (paper testing is available for accommodations only). Candidates are not required to know how to use a computer in order to test.
Please note that test candidates must be at least 16 years of age and not currently enrolled in an accredited high school.
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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.
All scheduling and payment for GED exams at Saint Francis University are handled online; payment cannot be accepted at the SFU test site. 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 Pennsylvania the fee per subject is $30.
In order to apply for accommodations, students should create an account first at www.ged.com. The Pearson VUE ADA program coordinator schedules appointments with accommodations and makes the necessary arrangements. All requests must be approved before the exam appointment.
Candidates taking a GED test should report to St. Francis Hall 15 minutes prior to their scheduled test time and may park on Franciscan Way in front of Francis Hall during the exam. The physical address for directions/GPS is 132 Franciscan Way. Report to Scotus 317.
Candidate must bring a government-issued, non-expired ID which includes name, address, date of birth, signature and photograph. Candidate can provide more than one form of ID to meet the requirements above.
An erasable notepad and marker will be provided to use as scratch paper. If a calculator is permitted during testing, it will be provided within the software, and the candidate will be given instructions on how to use it. White-noise machines and disposable earplugs are provided to minimize distracting noises. All personal belongings must be stored in the provided lockers during testing.
There are no scheduled breaks during GED exam modules. There is a 10-minute scheduled break between each module if taking more than one module during a single appointment time (1 day). The Language Arts Reasoning test includes a scheduled 10-minute break between sections. Students are not allowed to take unscheduled breaks
On the 2014 GED® test you need to earn at least 150 points on each subject to pass. At the completion of the GED test, candidate will be given a document with instructions for obtaining results on
www.ged.com. If you do not pass any portion of the GED test, you can take your fist three attempts per subject area without wait time restrictions. All subsequent attempts are subject to a 60-day waiting period between attempts. This is no maximum limit to the number of attempts per candidate within a year.
Students with questions should contact GED Testing Service at:
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