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Congratulations on taking a huge step in the right direction! Getting your Texas GED means more opportunities for advancement at work and in education. You can get that college degree or promotion you’ve always wanted. Living in Texas means you can take advantage of a more stable future with a high school equivalency diploma. As the only official site of the GED test, we’re here to take you through the process, step by step.

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How to Get a GED in Texas

Listen up, Texas residents. You can earn your GED credential in Texas as long as you’re not a current high school student or a previous graduate. You must also be at least 18 years old. You will need a parent or guardian’s permission if you’re younger. In some cases, a 16-year-old may need a court order to get their GED. No one under 16 can take the test. Eligible Texans must take their test in a computer-based format. This can be either online or at an official GED test center. If you are 21 or older, you can apply for financial aid and receive vouchers. While it’s not mandatory to attend preparatory classes, it is recommended. This will help you score high enough on the GED Ready official practice test to qualify for the exam itself. First, you will need to sign up for a free account. Follow these step-by-step instructions. If you already have an account with us, log into that account now to get started. Everyone with passing scores will receive a Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency (TxCHSE). This diploma means you have achieved the same level of knowledge as any other high school graduate in Texas. Most students need 2-3 months to study and successfully prepare for this exam.

Classes and Testing Centers Near You

Do you learn more effectively and feel more motivated by taking classes in person? You’re not alone. Many people do better in a traditional learning environment. That’s why we have dozens of in-person GED classes all over Texas, providing students of every age and background with testing materials and instruction. Our in-person class offerings include:

  • Outstanding teachers
  • Supportive staff members
  • Curriculum for every kind of learner
  • Study groups with similar students
  • Times that work for your schedule
  • Professional guidance
  • Preparation
  • Experienced instructors
  • College admissions counseling
  • Practice tests and quiz reviews

Texas also provides state-of-the-art testing centers so you can securely and privately take the GED online.

GED Tests Online in Texas

In Texas, you can prepare for the GED online from home or by attending in-person classes. However, you can only take the test online. If you’re taking it online from home or at work, it’s recommended to test your system ahead of time. Make sure you have a computer, webcam, a reliable internet connection, and a quiet workspace area. Online learning programs can successfully prepare you for the exam and offer convenient times and schedules. This allows you to juggle other responsibilities, such as work or child care, while studying for the GED. You can also utilize practice quizzes and learn strategies to help you do better when taking the test. After a successful “green” score on the GED Ready practice test, you are ready for the exam! Take it from your office, home, or a nearby test center. Learn more about how to get your GED online to begin this exciting journey today. Find a testing center or in-person classes near you.