About the New GED®

2014 GED® Program is Here!

Here at Drake State we’re excited to offer you the 2014 GED® program and a fighting chance at a good job with good wages. Learn more below or sign up today at www.GED.com.

What’s the 2014 GED® Program?

In 2014 you have more than just a test. You’ll have access to MyGED™ your online portal to sign up, study, schedule, check scores, and learn about jobs and college.

What is MyGED™?

MyGED™ is your start-to-finish tool for the 2014 GED® program. Flexible, convenient and the support you need before and after the GED® test. Built with you in mind, MyGED™ helps you take control of your life and your future. Register today and test in January. Get started now at www.GED.com.

What’s the 2014 GED® test like?

The 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.

  • Four (4) parts:

    • Science (90 minutes)

    • Social Studies (90 minutes)

    • Reasoning Through Language Arts (150 minutes including a 10-minute break)

    • Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes) - As of Friday, February 21, 2014 the standard time allowance on the GED® test - Mathematical Reasoning was increased by 25 minutes for a total time of 115 minutes.

      • Test-takers who had already taken the Math test will be eligible for a free retake - Test-takers will be notified by email that they are eligible for a free retest and to contact the customer service center at 1-877-EXAM-GED.
      • Test-takers who have not yet taken or scheduled the Mathematical Reasoning test will automatically receive the benefit of the extended time.
        The content and cost of the test remain the same.

  • Offered on computer (paper available for accommodations only)
  • English and Spanish

Where can I study?

Contact local adult education programs here or sign up for MyGED™ at www.GED.com and click on “Study” to find tools, free practice test questions, and GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test.

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?

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.

What is the passing score?

On the 2014 GED® test you need to earn at least 150 points on each subject to pass. To find out if you’re likely to pass, take GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test and the only test that can tell you if you’re likely to pass. Sign into MyGED™ at www.GED.com to get ready with GED Ready™.

Is there a fee to take the test?

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. Contact the Adult Education office at 256.551.5211 or here to determine the fee per subject or total cost.

The 2014 GED® program gives you everything you need for success, and MyGED™ will help get you there. With MyGED, you receive unprecedented support before and after you test. Conveniently register and schedule 24/7. Pay as you go and test on what you want, when you want. Plus, find prep tools to help you prepare for test day and resources to help you move forward to what’s next.

MyGED™ was built with you in mind. Register today and test quickly. Get started at www.GED.com.