What’s the 2014 GED® test like? Guide for Testers
The 2014 GED® test has been updated to make sure it measures what graduating high school seniors know and what colleges and employers will expect of you. It is entirely computer based with multiple choice, short answer and essay questions. Although the test is computer-based, it is not done through the internet. Students must take the test at an authorized testing center.
What types of questions are on the test?
The GED® test is made up of the following types of questions
• Multiple choice
• Drag and drop
• Hot spot (select an area)
• Fill in the blank
• Short answer
• Extended response
What topics are on the test?
Each subject tests your skills and knowledge in different topics
• Math - Quantitative & algebraic problem solving
• Science - Life science, physical science, earth and space science
• Social Studies - Civics and government, U.S. history, economics, geography and the world
• Reasoning Through Language Arts - Ability to read closely, write clearly, and edit and understand written text
How much does it cost?
The cost of the GED® test differs from state to state
• Pay for one subject at a time
• Subjects cost $32
• Retake your test at a discount if you don't pass
• Two discounted retakes for each subject area taken
• GED Testing Service fees are waived every retake ($20 per subject area test)
• States and testing centers can choose to waive their fees
• You must schedule retakes one at a time for the discount to apply
• Discounted retakes cannot be combined with any other discounts
• Retakes must occur within 12 calendar months of your initial attempt
• After your two discounted retakes, you will need to wait at least 60 days, pay the full retake price and then you will receive two more discounted retakes
• The discounted retake price in Florida is $12
How do I register?
Registration is simple in 2014. Simply sign up for MyGED™ at www.GED.com and you will get information about local policies, how to request modified testing conditions (accommodations), or you’ll be able to schedule right then.
When can I schedule for the GED Test?
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.
Where is the GED testing held?
Testing is held at Lorenzo Walker Technical College in the North corner of Building 2. They are open Monday 12-8 and Tuesday 8-3. Also, available at Immokalee Technical Center (iTECH), located at 508 North 9th Street • Immokalee, FL 34142 • Local: 239-658-7080.
Age Waiver Information
Pursuant to section 1003.435, Florida Statutes, students under the age of 18 must enroll and attend GED Prep Classes before taking the GED test. Students will be deemed ready to take the GED test once they have received scores of 10 or higher on all TABE tests and have completed the official Pre-GED test.