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This subject guide provides information about resources that will help you prepare for the GED test. The guide includes a list of local Birmingham organizations and institutions that offer classes, as well as links to internet websites, library databases, and books available at public libraries in Jefferson County.
Tutoring and Test Preparation Centers
The Dannon Project provides numerous occupational training opportunities for participants that are between the ages of 18 -24 and are seeking to improve their employment readiness skills and their economic situation including ABE (Adult Basic Education) Tutoring and GED testing.
Jefferson State Community College offers the following GED preparation resources: • FREE instructional assistance to help you prepare to take the GED. • Customized, individualized and targeted instruction to maximize your learning experience. • Instructional materials are provided at no cost to you. • Tuition assistance is provided for the GED Ready practice test and the GED test when you meet specific requirements. • One FREE college course can be earned by passing the GED test. • Flexible class schedules and various locations allow you to choose a class that works for you. Classes are provided throughout Jefferson, Shelby, and St. Clair counties.
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The Alabama Community College System's Adult Education division is your no cost, one-stop-shop to get your GED or high school equivalency, Job Training, ESL and Family Literacy services. The GED is the General Education Diploma that is similar to a high school diploma. Colleges and employers often require either a GED or high school diploma before you qualify to go to school or work. That’s where Alabama’s community colleges come in to fill the gap! Our colleges offer you local, flexible, and online training for free.
GED Testing Service is the administrator of the GED test, the four-subject high school equivalency exam that is internationally accepted by colleges and employers. In order to earn their GED high school equivalency credential, individuals must pass each of the four (4) content area tests with a score of 145 or higher. The four tests cover the following content areas: Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Mathematical Reasoning. On the GED Testing Service website, you can schedule to take the GED online, either from your home or at an official GED testing center. The website is also a source of infomation about GED study material and GED practice tests.
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