GED Preparation Program


Step 1: Complete the TABE Placement Test

This test is used to determine your academic skill level in Mathematics and Language Arts. Contact the Non-Credit Registration Office (address & phone number listed at the left) to schedule your exam.

    • The cost is $15. Our office accepts credit/debit cards, checks or money orders. Cash is NOT accepted.
    • You must provide a government-issued photo ID when registering for the test.
    • Your results on this exam will determine which course(s) for which you are eligible.

                  Spring Term A 2015 TABE Testing Schedule
       Friday, November 21, 2014 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
       Wednesday, November 26, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
       Wednesday, December 3, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
       Friday, December 12, 2014 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
       Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
       Tuesday, January 6, 2015 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
       Saturday, January 10, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

NOTE: Applicants who arrive late to their scheduled test will be asked to reschedule on another date.


Step 2: Review TABE Results

Upon completion of the TABE test, you will receive a document detailing your results and the course(s) that correspond to your academic skill level.

                                            Spring Term A 2015 GED Course Schedule

Course Name Dates Time Text Book*
Math 1
Mon/Wed
Jan. 12 - March 9
7:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.
Pre-GED Mathematics
(Steck-Vaughn Company)
$22
Language Arts 1
Mon/Wed
Jan. 12 - March 9
5:30 p.m. - 7:20 p.m.
Reading Basics Intermediate Workbook
(Brennan McGraw Hill)
$23
Math 2
Mon/Wed
Jan. 12 - March 9
5:30 p.m. - 7:20 p.m.
New GED Test Strategies, Practice and Review
(Kaplan)
$20
Language Arts 2
Mon/Wed
Jan. 12 - March 9
7:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.
Top 50 Reading Skills for GED Success
(McGraw Hill)
$15                 
Math 3
Tues/Thurs
Jan. 13 - March 5
7:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.

New GED Test Strategies, Practice and Review
(Kaplan)
$20

TI-30XS Calculator
$20

Language Arts 3
Tues/Thurs
Jan. 13 - March 5
5:30 p.m. - 7:20 p.m.
New GED Test Strategies, Practice and Review
(Kaplan)
$20
 
Ten Steps to Advancing College Reading Skills
(Langan)
$37
Math 4
Tues/Thurs
Jan. 13 - March 5
5:30 p.m. - 7:20 p.m.
No book purchase required. Textbook
provided in class.
Language Arts 4
Tues/Thurs
Jan. 13 - March 5
7:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.
Ten Steps to Advancing College Reading Skills
(Langan)
$37
*NOTE: CSCC Bookstore prices subject to change without notice. The amounts noted above are only estimates.


Step 3: Register for Classes

Take your TABE results form to the Non-Credit Registration Office (address & phone number listed at the left) to register and pay for classes.

NOTE: You MUST have the TABE results form to register.

       Spring Term A 2015 EARLY REGISTRATION
      
November 1, 2014 - January 7, 2015
       $99.00 per class

       Spring Term A 2015 LATE REGISTRATION
       January 8, 2015 - January 14, 2015
       $149 per class

Step 4: Purchase Textbooks

Textbooks may be purchased at the CSCC bookstore, located at the corner of Cleveland Avenue and Mt. Vernon Avenue. Book prices are subject to change but generally cost between $15 and $40, depending on the class.