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GED Test: Home

This guide will help you prepare for the GED Test.

What is the GED® Test?

From: Microsoft Office





The General Educational Development (GED®) Tests are designed to measure an adult's high school knowledge and skills and are accepted as the equivalent of a high school diploma. The tests are produced and administered by the GED Testing Service of the American Council on Education.

The four subject areas included on the GED® test are:


Mathematical Reasoning

Reasoning Through Language Arts


Social Studies

A GED success story

One Search

One Search

How do I take the GED test?

Take a look at Highline's Placement & Testing Center web page to find out:

  • when and where to take the test
  • what you need to take the test
  • GED prep classes in both English and Spanish
  • disability accommodations

How to pass the GED

GED Success!

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