Welcome to LifeWorks GED
LifeWorks would like to thank you for your interest our High School Equivalency (GED, HSE or HiSET) Preparation Program.
The High School Equivalency Program, prepares you to pass either the GED or the HiSET to obtain your high school equivalency certificate. GED preparation; academic tutoring; life skills training; career awareness; and computer skills to youth. Program objectives are to increase students' academic levels, prepare students for the GED exam, and assist students to seek employment and/or improve job skills. Classroom education incorporates self-paced computerized instruction, small-group learning exercises, lectures, videos, and other experimental learning activities. Lesson plans are flexible in order to individualize student's academic needs. Classes are provided year-round on an open-entry open-exit basis.
GED test- General Educational Development Test by GED Testing Service: The GED exam includes four subject area tests: RLA/Writing, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics.
HiSET exam- High School Equivalency Test by ETS The HiSET exam is a five-part test states use in the process of issuing a high school equivalency credential. The exam allows you to show you have the same academic knowledge and skills as a high school graduate. (www.hisetets.org)
LifeWorks offers college readiness assistance for graduates and have a desire to further pursue their educational goals. Supported Education serves youth and young adults between the ages of 17 and 26 who have attained a GED at LifeWorks. Supports may include but are not limited to familiarizing clients with educational institutions, helping to complete applications, tutoring, navigating financial aid, providing direct assistance for books and supplies, and introducing clients to campus resources and personnel.
How to get started
Attend a program orientation. Orientations are held twice a month.
Make an appointment to see an Intake Specialist to complete intake process. Bring all required paperwork to the appointment. Schedule an Instructor appointment after completing intake.
Attend Instructor intake appointment to create a service plan, verify documentation, complete paperwork. Students under 18 must bring a guardian.
While attending class, the student works toward goals outlined in his or her service plan.
Take the GED test, pass, and graduate.
Enroll in the Supported Education Program and apply to college.
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