Where Can I Find GED Classes In Birmingham AL?


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General Educational Development (GED) classes consist of learning five academic subjects, resulting in a high school-level qualification. This means you can go to college after obtaining your GED. They are also very handy for advancing your skills for your employment or just good for your self-esteem. GED classes in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, are available:

  • Jefferson State Community College
  • At the Birmingham Public Library
  • Online
The Birmingham campus of Jefferson State Community College offers GED Preparation at their Adult Literacy Center. The GED Center trains over 1300 adults per year and assists an additional 300 adults per year in earning their GED certificate. The GED Center claims to help parents understand their child's education and prepare adults for employment and enhance their life skills. A wide range of subjects are available, ranging from art to mathematics. To be eligible to attend GED classes at Jefferson State Community College you must be a resident of Alabama, not enrolled in school, not a graduate and you should be a resident of Alabama.

The Birmingham Public Library does offer GED classes, except they are online and regarded as more of a preparation guide for the GED test. The subjects tested include Language Arts (Writing), Language Arts (Reading), Social Studies, Science and Mathematics. When taking a GED test you must obtain an overall score of 2250 or more to pass. The GED Tests should take 7 hours and 25 minutes to finish- this consists of 240 questions and an original essay.

You can find GED preparation hints, tips and tests online. Visit websites such as 4tests.com and GED Connection both offer practice tests. On Gedpractice.com you will find questions that are similar to the real GED exam. This will help you to familiarize yourself when it comes to actually taking the test.

Good luck and have fun studying!

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