GED @ BPLONLINE
Preparing to Take the GED
You have many ways to prepare for the GED Tests. How you choose to study depends
how you learn. You may take a class with an instructor and other students, have
a personal tutor, or learn on your own.
If you wish to talk with someone to determine the
best way for you to prepare, call the National Center for Family Literacy at
(502) 584-1133, or visit the National Center for
Family Literacy Web site.
To locate the names and locations of adult
education centers and specific instructional programs near you, visit
America's Literacy Directory at
the National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) web
site. Enter your zip code to receive a list of nearby programs. The U.S.
government also operates a toll-free information number through NIFL at (800)
A variety of tools are available to help you prepare yourself for the GED Tests.
is available through BPLOnline. This service provides
test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based on official
tests. These practice tests offer immediate scoring, complete answer
explanations, and individualized analysis of your results. Requires a
Jefferson County Library Card to access.
Gedpractice.com is a free service
provided by Steck-Vaughn
to familiarize you with the types of items you will see on the actual GED
test. By answering GED practice questions and getting feedback, you will develop
a feel for the kind of reading, thinking, and problem-solving skills you will
need to pass the GED test.
Publishes a number of instructional materials available for adult
basic education and GED preparation courses.
4tests.com An online practice test site for
high school, college, graduate and Microsoft exams.
The following sites provide information on the GED and are also free of charge.
You may wish to visit some or all of them to see what is available.
Free-ed.net is a
free educational website that is developing materials for the GED 2002 Test.
Classes can be taken either asynchronously or synchronously.
GED Connection is
a free online learning component that is part of the GED Connection materials