## Can you take a GED test while still in high school?

If you are currently enrolled in high school (or are a high school graduate) you cannot take the GED exam at all. Whichever you decide to earn – GED or high school diploma – congratulations on completing a significant step in your education.25

## Can I take my GED test one subject at a time?

What’s great about the GED is that you can take one subject at a time, prep at your own pace and choose the way you learn best. After all, over 20 million students who didn’t complete high school have gotten their GED.22

**Can you get into Harvard with a GED?**

The simple answer is YES, Harvard accepts GED® graduates. The fact of the matter is that Harvard does not require any high school or GED diploma for admittance. It is more important that you hold great academics and have a compelling story. So yes, Harvard may accept you with a GED or no high school diploma at all.

### Do GED test scores expire?

If you took the GED® subject tests of the latest edition (computer-based) of the test, your scores do not expire. If you passed two parts of the computer-based GED test, for example, Social Studies and Science, your passing scores for these two subjects are valid all the time.

### How do I convert my GED score to GPA?

To convert your GED to a GPA, divide your total score by the number of sections on the test you took. Most students are tested on five sections of the GED. For example, if your total score was 2300 and you took five sections, your average GED score would be 460 (2300/5 = 460).

**Can you bring notes to a GED test?**

The testing center will provide you with erasable boards and a marker for note-taking, so you don’t need to bring pencils and paper.3

#### Is Algebra 2 on the GED test?

Topics on the GED Math are number operations and number sense (about 20% to 30% of the test), measurement & geometry (approximately 20% to 30% of the test), data analysis and statistics (about 20% to 30% ), and Algebra (approximately 25% to 30%of the test). There are two parts on the Mathematical Reasoning section.13

#### Can you still get a good job with a GED?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of 2014, 27% of jobs could be pursued without a high school diploma or GED, while 39% of jobs required applicants to have a high school diploma or GED. Some states have higher rates of employment for individuals without a diploma or GED.

**What math do I need to know for GED?**

Here’s the breakdown of the 4 major areas of math you’ll need to study for:

- Basic Math. Know how to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using a calculator.
- Geometry. Understand how to use formulas relating to shapes and objects.
- Algebra.
- Graphs and Functions.

## What is the difference between a GED and a diploma?

The GED is a high school equivalency diploma, so you can use it to apply to college or for a job resume, just like you would with a high school diploma. More than 98 percent of schools in the United States accept the GED, including community colleges, universities, and private schools.15

## Is GED math multiple choice?

The math GED test is 115 minutes long and has 46 items which are a combination of multiple choice, drag-and drop, hot spot, fill-in-the-blank and drop-down questions. The test is split into two parts. There is no time limit for completing the first part of the exam, so test-takers need to watch their own time.11

**How long can you wait between GED tests?**

60 days

### What kind of jobs can you get with a GED?

Jobs You Can Get with a GED

- Administrative assistants or secretaries.
- Bill collectors.
- Customer service representatives.
- Financial clerks.
- Information clerks.
- Receptionists.
- Tellers.

### Who is eligible for a GED?

As a rule, you’re eligible to take the test if: You aren’t currently enrolled in high school; You haven’t graduated from high school; You are at least 18 years old or older.

**What calculator can you use on the GED?**

The GED and TASC tests both use the TI-30XS scientific calculator. The HiSET exam uses a simpler four-function calculator.