ABE/GED Tutoring Program

ABE/GED Tutoring Program Hours

Monday               10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday               10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday          6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday               6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

 


The GED Tutoring Program meets in the Learning Center on the basement level of the Library.  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Adult Basic Education (ABE)?
Adult Basic Education (ABE) is study for student who have less than high school-level skills. Our tutors work with ABE students to help them get ready for GED study.

What is the GED Test?
The GED Test gives adults who left school the chance to earn high school equivalency. GED test takers must show that they’ve learned the same skills they would have learned in a high school program. Test takers show these skills by passing four subject-area tests: Reasoning Through Language Arts (Reading/Writing), Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics. These four test are the complete GED.

How much does tutoring cost?
There is no cost for tutoring. It is absolutely free at Albion District Library.

When and where can I take the test?
Testing is offered weekly on Wednesday afternoons, through Pearson VUE. Register to take a test at http://ged.com. Click “Sign Up” to create an account. You can select a test site, date, time, and pay all online.

How much does it cost to take a test?
Each subject area test costs $37.50. However, vouchers are available for eligible students enrolled in our tutoring program. These voucher cover the entire cost of the test, as well as the $6.00 official pre-test.

What if I don’t pass a GED test?
You can try again. The first two re-takes are only $10.00 each. These would also be vouchered for eligible students.

I started my GED testing, but I didn’t finish.
The GED was redesigned. Test taken before January 2014 are no longer accepted.

Do I get a high school diploma if I pass the GED Test?
No, if you pass all the subject-area tests, you’ll receive a General Educational Development Certificate from the State of Michigan, Department of Education.

I need a copy of my GED transcript or official Michigan GED certificate.
After March 14, 2015, Michigan GED test takers who have earned a GED credential and want to order duplicate copies of transcripts and official Michigan GED certificates must contact GED Testing Service online  or by telephone (888-906-4031).  Employers and educators needing verification of GED issuance may also contact GED Testing Service.  A $15.00 fee will be charged by GED Testing Service to process these requests.

To register for ABE/GED Tutoring program or to become a tutor, call or visit the Albion District Library.