Preparing for the Exam
Preparation programs offer instruction aimed at successful completion of the GED exam. For more specific information about what each program offers, contact the program directly. in addition to providing GED instruction, many of these programs offer English as a Second Language and other adult education and family literacy services.
GED Testing is conducted under secure conditions at official GED Testing Centers. Testing Centers are approved by the National GED Testing Service, monitored by the State GED Administrator, and staffed by approved qualified examiners. GED Testing is not conducted or available through correspondence or the Internet.
Computer-based testing is now available in Kansas at authorized Pearson VUE Testing Centers (PVTC). To locate an authorized PVTC visit: www.gedcomputer.com or review the above list of GED Testing Centers.
To register for the GED exam through a PVTC, go to www.gedcomputer.com and create a user account. All candidates seeking to take the GED exam in Kansas must first take the Official GED Practice Test and achieve a minimum of 450 on each sub-test with a total score of 2500. Contact a local Testing Center for more information. Official GED Practice Test results for each of the five sub-tests must be printed out and submitted to your local Test Center or to the State GED Administrator: LLanphear@ksbor.org or faxed to 785-368-8314. Once passing scores are received, the hold on your account will be removed and you can schedule your exam at an authorized PVTC by logging back into your account at www.gedcomputer.com.