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The GED exam provides an opportunity for adults who have not graduated from the traditional high school to seek an alternative way of earning a high school equivalency diploma.

The GED exam is designed to reflect the major and lasting academic outcomes of a four-year program of study with an increased emphasis on workplace and higher education skills.

The GED exam has an increased emphasis on higher order thinking skills, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation. The GED test content knowledge as well as concepts.

Language Arts, Writing Part I 50 questions 75 minutes
Language Arts, Writing Part II Essay 45 minutes
Social Studies 50 questions 70 minutes
Science 50 questions 80 minutes
Language Arts, reading 40 questions 65 minutes
Mathematics, Part I 25 questions with optional use of a calculator 45 minutes
Mathematics, Part II 25 questions without a calculator 45 minutes

Thirteen's GED-related programming includes the following TV programs.

GED CONNECTION: This series features 30-minute lessons in the five subject areas of the GED Exam, and helps prepare students for their High School Equivalency Exam. Students practice skills by completing workbook exercises before and after viewing each program.

Workbooks are $40.00 per set and may be ordered by sending a money order ONLY to:

Thirteen/WNET New York
Literacy Center
450 West 33rd Street, 7th floor
New York, NY 10001

For additional information about GED Connection please call (212) 560-2831.

GED EN ESPAÑOL: La serie consta de cursos en lectura, escritura y matemáticas, entre otras, materias necesarias para ayudar al estudiante adulto a prepararse para el Exámen de Equivalencia de Secundaria (High School Equivalency Exam).

Para más información sobre el GED en Español, llame al (212) 560-2081.

To print a GED application in .pdf format, click on the GED application icon below. Then print the application using your Web browser's print command.

To access .pdf files, you must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download it free!

In New York City: Call 1-800-331-0931 or visit the Literacy Assistance Center.

In New Jersey: Call 1-800-345-7587 or visit the New Jersey Department of Education for more information.

In Connecticut: Call 1-800-345-7323 or visit the Connecticut Department of Education.

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