Earn your GED

The GED (General Educational Development) test is comprised of four separate tests in the subjects of Mathematical Reasoning, Social Studies, Reasoning through Language Arts, and Science. The staff of the Yamhill Valley Academic Transitions are available to help orient you to the process and prepare you in each of these subject areas so you can take the tests with confidence.

GED Prep Class Orientation

The Academic Transitions Center offers an orientation that evaluates your academic strengths and explains the GED process. The cost is $15. The orientation is mandatory for new GED students. Orientations last approximately 3 hours. The following are the steps and dates for upcoming orientations:

COMPLETE THE WEB ADMISSIONS APPLICATION BY:

RESERVE YOUR SPOT BY:

  • Pay your $15.00 NON-REFUNDABLE orientation fee at the office
    • If you are sponsored by an agency, bring in a copy of a voucher for the $15.00 fee.
  • Once fee has been paid, you can sign up for one of the following orientation dates for fall term:
    • Monday, September 21, 2015 at 9 am
    • Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 5 pm
    • Monday, September 28, 2015 at 9 am

BRING THE FOLLOWING TO ORIENTATION:

You will be given a pre-test during the orientation session to highlight areas of study that may need more attention, and the Academic Transitions staff will then help you determine an individualized study program. Please call Jerry Graham at 503.472.0474 or Jorge Anaya at 503.584.7543 for questions.

GED Preparation Classes

There are several classes available at the Academic Transitions Center for preparing for the GED, including math, writing, social studies, science, reading, and various self-paced computerized instructional study programs. Classes cost $70 for the term.

Classes for Summer term will be Mondays and Wednesdays, June 22 - August 15, 9 am - 12 pm, with open lab times Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 pm - 4 pm.

Classes for Fall term will be September 28 - December 12, 2015. Day and evening classes available.

 

GED Official Testing

Official GED testing is available at the Yamhill Valley campus. Click here for additional information.