HiSET (formerly GED) Test Prep
HiSET Test Preparation Information
- HiSET Test Preparation Overview
- HiSET Test Preparation Materials
- The Official Guide to the HiSET Exam (High School Equivalency Test)
- HiSET Exam Prep 2015 Google App
- Khan Academy Instructional Support Videos and Exercises
- HiSET Program Registration/Level Testing Orientation for Classess beginning January, 2016 at NECC Riverwalk Lawrence
Prepare for the HiSET® Exam: Overview:
Scheduling a HiSET® exam is an important first step toward achieving your high school equivalency credential, and we want to make sure that you have the tools you need to prepare. The HiSET program offers free and low-cost options to familiarize you with both the exam questions and the computer-delivered testing experience.
HiSET Math Prep at Northern Essex Community College
Haverhill Campus, Student One-Stop Center, Room SC-215, Thursday’s 1-3 PM by appointment only. Steps to Register (1-2-3):
- Register for the class by clicking here.
- Fill out the HiSET Math Prep Class Registration Form and click submit to send via email or fax it to 978-556-3169.
- You will be contacted to schedule your class session.
HiSET Prep through the Adult Literacy Program at Northern Essex Community College
This program provides basic skill instruction in Language Arts Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies and Math to prepare adult learners to obtain their high school credential and to succeed in their next steps, whether college, further training, employment, or personal goals. These programs help adult learners develop the skills, knowledge and confidence that will serve them in their roles as family members, parents, community members and employees, as well as with post-secondary education and training.
This program offers 2 levels: Pre-HiSET and HiSET. Click here for additional information.
HiSET ETS Preparation Materials
Disability Accommodations. Note: All test preparation PDFs on this page are accessible by screen readers. For additional test preparation materials in accessible formats
Watch this brief video (Flash) to learn more about how to create an account, schedule an appointment and take the HiSET exam. You’ll also learn about the computer screens and navigation for the computer-delivered test that is offered at some test centers.
You can use the Study Companion to familiarize yourself with the test content, test question formats and available study resources for each subtest. Download the Study Companion (PDF).
Download the Sample Questions (PDF). See examples of the types of questions that will appear on the five subtests. Correct answers with explanations are included.
Tips for Getting Ready. Find helpful tips and strategies to help you get ready for the exam, including how to organize your time both before and during the exam.
Community Based Adult Education
GED Assessment and Classes (no cost):
Adult Literacy Program, Northern Essex Community College, Riverwalk Campus, (978) 659-1272, Lynn Ricketts
Community Action Haverhill, 145 Essex St., Haverhill, MA, 01830, (978) 373-1971
Adult Learning Center Lawrence, 183 Haverhill St, Lawrence, MA, 01841, (978) 722-8171
Adult Learning Center Methuen, 36 Boylston, Methuen, MA, 01844, (978) 681-1347
Self-Paced Learning Center (no cost, membership required):
439 South Union St. Bldg 2, Suite 106, Lawernce, MA 01841, (978) 722-7000
Contact: Mary Newhall (during the academic school year)
Steps to start: http://www.valleyworks.cc/youth.htm
Test Preparation or Instruction:
Massachusetts does not have any test preparation or instruction requirements to take the HiSET™ exam. However, instruction is encouraged before retesting. To locate classes please contact the Massachusetts Literacy Hotline or call 800-447-8844 or go to ACLS website and click on ABE and ESOL Directory for a list of programs.
NOTE: Test preparation for the HiSET Exam is not a guarantee that you will pass the exam(s).
For additional information, call our main HiSET number at: 978-556-3458
Nancy Carroll, Clerk/ HiSET Examiner
Donna Felisberto, HSE Chief Examiner