|What are the High School Equivalency Tests?
The State of Wyoming uses the GED® Tests, the HiSet test by ETS and has approved the TASC test to determine eligibility for earning the Wyoming Certificate of High School Equivalency.
The tests measure a person's knowledge and academic skills against those of today's traditional high school graduates. Each year more than 860,000 adults worldwide take the tests to earn their Certificates of High School Equivalency- to help them obtain a better job, continue their education, or for personal fulfillment.
More than 96% of U. S. employers consider state Certificates of High School Equivalency the same as traditional high school graduates in regard to hiring, salary, and opportunity for advancement. Also, 95% of U.S. colleges and universities accept students with Certificates of High School Equivalency who meet their other qualifications for admission.
The tests cover a wide range of topics and consists of five different sections: Math, Reading, Writing, Science, and Social Studies.
All tests are considered equal by: JobCorp, College Financial Aid, U.S. Military & Employers!
Who is eligible to take the High School Equivalency tests?
To be eligible to take the tests you can NOT be enrolled in or have already graduated from a high school. You must also be at least 18 years of age. However, students can apply for a waiver to take the tests if they are at least 16 years of age.
Although not a requirement- It is to your advantage to register with Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 Education Center College and Career Readiness Center and complete Official Practice Tests and test preparation. The College and Career Readiness Center will help you determine when you are ready to take the tests. They provide instruction and directed study to help you prepare. There is no cost for test preparation at Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 Education Center.
For more information about GED® Testing at the Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 please contact- Candy Hamblin at 307-789-5742 extension 113, firstname.lastname@example.org
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