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GED Test

Motlow State Community College offers the GED (General Educational Development) and HiSET (High School Equivalency Test). The GED test is computer-based format only. The HiSET is available in both computer-and paper-based format. Please read the information below to decide which tests best suits your needs for a High School Equivalency diploma.
Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible to take the test, applicants must be 17 years of age. Applicants 17 years or younger, or applicants who have been enrolled in high school during the current school year must have approval from their school system. Applicants must be officially withdrawn from high school and have not graduated or received a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate.
Pre-registration is required for the GED test. Test-takers must register online at or by calling 1-877-EXAM-GED (1-877-392-6433). Test-takers must create a GED account online. Test-takers must present a confirmation letter for the test to the testing center as well as a valid photo identification.
The registration fee is $120 or $24 per test. Payment must be submitted with a debit or credit card online through your GED account.
General Information
The 2014 GED test is fully aligned to state college and career readiness standards. Some of the new features students can use on the new website include:
  • A one-stop resource for registration, preparation, and more.
  • Tools to develop personalized study plans and find study materials or in-person classes.
  • A skills assessment to help test-takers match skills with possible careers, and focus on career plans to get to better jobs with better wages.
  • Access to information and resources to help test-takers apply for college or training programs and fill out financial aid forms.
  • A practice test that shows test-takers their strengths and where they need to improve, including specific pages to study in their training materials at home and online. However test-takers in the State of Tennessee are required to take a Practice Test at the local Adult Education Center or Service Delivery Area Center. Practice Test: Tennessee requires all test takers to complete a Practice Test. You will be required to show proof prior to testing.
The content of the 2014 GED test does differ from that tested on the 2002 Series GED Test. For more information about the content, visit the GED website

What is on the test?
  • Reasoning through Language Arts is 150 minutes (including a 10-minute break)
  • Mathematical Reasoning is 90 minutes
  • Science is 90 minutes
  • Social Studies is 90 minutes
Scoring Information
The GED test will have a passing score of 150 for each subject. Therefore, students will need to reach a score of at least 150 on each subject and a total score of 600 or higher across the four-subject tests in order to receive the GED test credential. Students may also earn an "Honors" score if they receive a score of 170 or higher on any subject. See below for the full score scale:
  • Below Passing: 100 - 149
  • Passing Score: 150 - 169
  • Honors Passing Score: 170 - 200
Score Report
Scores will be available online at the test-takers' MyGED account the same day he or she tests. In the first few weeks of 2014 scores may be delayed for some tests as the automated scoring engine is evaluated but during this time scores will be available for viewing within 3 hours to 2 business days of completing a test subject.
If you have a disability and require special accommodations for the GED Test, please visit the GED website
2015 GED Test Schedule
TEST DAYS: *T-Tuesday, *W-Wednesday, *TR-Thursday, *F-Friday
GED or HiSET Transcript and Diploma Request Form

Effective January 1, 2014, all failing 2002 Series test scores are invalid. Test-takers will be required to take the 2014 Series high school equivalency tests.

For additional questions, please contact the following: Moore County Campus: (931) 393-1763