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left to finish the current GED® test and get started on the life you deserve.

Starting on January 2, 2014, there will be a new GED® test. This means the current test is going away and your scores on partially completed tests will expire also. If you live in Kentucky, you have until December 18, 2013 to finish your GED® test or you'll have to start over with the new test.

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The nationally recognized GED® test offers you an opportunity to earn a GED® test credential. The GED® test is five tests that show you have the same level of knowledge as graduating high school seniors in reading, writing, math, science and social studies.

Click each step to learn the best way to achieve success

Arrow Step 1 - Make sure you qualify
To take the GED® test in Kentucky, you must:
  • Have a Kentucky address.
  • Be at least 16 years old and have been withdrawn from school for at least 90 days.
  • Pass the Official Practice Test.
Arrow Step 2 - Contact a local adult education center
Lots of help is available to help you prepare for the GED test. Check out sample questions at this GED® Web site  Links to another Web site 

Click here for helpful study strategies for adult learners.
Arrow Step 3 - Take the test
It costs $60 to take the Official GED® test. There are more than 70 official GED® testing sites in Kentucky  Links to another Web site . THE GED test is administered six days a week, 50 weeks of the year somewhere in Kentucky.
The GED® test is not available online anywhere. If you find a website that offers "official" GED® tests online, it is a scam. You can earn a GED® test credential only by taking the test at an Official GED Testing Center.
Arrow Step 4 - Receive your results
You can view your test results online at GED123.org Links to another Web site . If you pass, you'll receive your diploma in a week.

Your Score
Passing your GED® test requires:
       1) A total score of at least 2250 on all five tests combined.
       2) No individual test score below 410.

If you do not pass, you can study some more and take the test again - up to three times within a calendar year.



Getting your GED® can change your life!