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The specific purpose of the General Educational Development (GED) Tests is the measurement of the educational development of adults who have not completed their formal high school education. Adults may earn a High School Equivalency Certificate and thus qualify for admission to colleges or other educational institutions, meet educational requirements for employment or promotion, satisfy educational qualifications for induction into the armed services, fulfill requirements of local or state licensing boards, or gain personal satisfaction.
Basic Information about the GED Test:
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[+] Registering for the GED Test
[-] Cost of the TestComputer-based Testing
Each section of the GED Test is $24 and must be paid at the time of registration.
An additional fee may be required by the Regional Office of Education of residence in order to obtain an Illinois High School Equivalency Certificate and/or an official transcript of GED scores after successful completion of the GED and Illinois Constitution tests.
A $50.00 fee is assessed for testing and issuance of the High School Equivalency Certificate and must be paid at the time of registration.
If the standard score is not achieved on any portion of the GED Tests, a retake of that portion will need to be completed. Each section of the GED Tests, with the exception of the Language Arts: Writing Test requires a $10.00 fee. A $15.00 retest fee is required for the Language Arts:Writing Test. No charge will be assessed for retaking the Constitution Test.
[+] GED Subject Tests
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[+] Testing Accommodations
[+] GEDTS Policies and Procedures Manual
[+] GED Forms
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