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     GED® Test Center
    Coastal Bend College - Beeville Site 
    Roberta Kreis - Testing Coordinator
    Phone:  (361) 354-2244

    Coastal Bend College is a test center for the GED® test.

      

    • Announcement:  The New GED® Series will start January 2014. It will be a computer-based test. 
      Coastal Bend College will start administering the 2014 GED Series in March 2014.

      The content of the new exam will be aligned to career and college readiness content standards. 

      There will be four areas on the exam: Reasoning through Language Arts - which will combine the current Reading and Writing components/ Mathematical Reasoning / Science/ and Social Studies.
      Each exam will be timed. 

      Exam

      Amount of time needed

      Fee

      Reasoning through Language Arts

      155 minutes (including a 10-minute break

      $33.75

      Mathematical Reasoning

      120 minutes

      $33.75

      Science

      95 minutes

      $33.75

      Social Studies

      95 minutes

      $33.75

      Totals

      465 minutes

      $135.00

      How is the 2014 GED® test scored and what score is passing?

      The 2014 GED ® test is scored by computer.
      The passing standard on each module will be set at a score of 150 on a scale of approximately 100 to 200.
       

      Scores will be available online at an examinee's MyGEDTM account at www.GED.com the same day he or she tests. In the first few weeks of 2014 scores may be delayed for some tests as we (GED Testing Service) evaluate the automated scoring engine but during this time scores will be available for viewing within 3 hours to 2 business days of completing a test subject. 

        Appointment Steps and information  

      To make a reservation to test at Coastal Bend College for the Computer-Based GED in 2014 - go to www.ged.com. 

       See below information from the "Frequently Asked Questions" area of the GED Testing Services website.  

      REGISTRATION AND SCHEDULING

      Do students register online for the new GED® test?

      Yes.  Students register online for the GED® test on computer using their MyGEDTM account at www.GED.com.

      What will the new registration process consist of?

      The registration process for the 2014 GED® test is much simpler. Students are required to sign up for a MyGEDTM account at www.GED.com and then they are able to access the dashboard full of information about studying, test day, scheduling, scoring, and college and career opportunities. When students are elgibile to schedule, they can go log in 24/7 to www.GED.com, click "Start scheduling" on their dashboard, complete the demographic questions, schedue one test or multiple tests at a time, and pay for their appointment.  

      Will testers still be able to take one test at a time on different dates?

      Yes. Test-takers can test on what they want, when they want, and where they want. This way they feel prepared every time.

      If you have questions about how to register online for the GED exam, please review the FAQ's website.

      The fee is $33.75 per exam or a total of $135.00 that you will pay with a credit card when you are completing your online GED reservation.  

      To see the dates that Coastal Bend College in Beeville will administer the GED exam - click here GED Test Schedule

      For the first portion of the Math GED exam you may use the on-screen TI-30XS calculator.    

      For more information please go to the following website:  http://www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/calculator

      Prepare for the GED® exam - http://www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/prepare.

      Here are directions to the testing department. 

      Eraseable Noteboards will be provided for exam - no paper allowed in exam room.  

      Click for more information about the 2014 GED series of exam

        On the day of the exam - all personal belongings will be collected before you are allowed in the testing room.  The testing center will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items.  The only item you may take into the testing room will be your government-issued Photo ID. 


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