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GED Preparation and Adult Basic Skills - Enroll in Fall Classes Now!

Do you need to prepare for the official GED exam? AACC’s ABS/GED program is here for you. GED Test preparation and Adult Basic Skills courses are designed for students 18 or older who do not have a high school diploma and need to improve basic skills in math, science, social studies and language arts.

How to Get Started

While face-to-face classes have been postponed, join the Adult Basic Skills/GED online program and study remotely. Fall term begins the week of September 14.

Before registering for classes, you need to attend an orientation session and complete a reading and math assessment in person. Schedule your orientation and assessment appointment now.

If you have any questions, send an email to gedprogram@aacc.edu or call 410-777-1823. Provide your name, phone number and email address - a staff member will respond to you during our office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Eligibility

To be eligible for FREE ABS classes, students must:

  • Be 18 or older
  • Have officially withdrawn from high school (only if you are 18)
  • Attend an Adult Basic Skills/GED orientation

Contact us at gedprogram@aacc.edu or 410-777-1823 to schedule an appointment.


GED Ready

GED Ready (practice test) is half the length of the actual GED tests and includes questions similar in content, difficulty and format to the actual tests. This is an excellent predictor of how you may perform on the official tests. After completing GED Ready, staff will meet with you to discuss your scores and make recommendations.

Eligibility

To be eligible for GED Ready, students must:

  • Be 18 or older
  • Officially withdrawn from high school (only if you are 18)
  • Attend an Adult Basic Skills/GED orientation and receive qualifying scores (Contact our office to schedule an appointment.)

Supplemental Instruction for the GED

This math class is designed to review math skills needed for the GED test and will provide instruction in number sense and operations, data analysis, algebra, geometry, and test-taking strategies.

Eligibility

To be eligible for Supplemental Instruction for the GED, students must

  • Be 18 or older
  • Be officially withdrawn from high school (only if you are 18).
  • Attend an Adult Basic Skills GED orientation (Contact our office to schedule an appointment.)
  • Have achieved a qualifying score on the GED Ready.
  • Have been recommended by an instructor.

Official GED Test

AACC is a certified official testing location; however you must register through the GED Testing Service.

For details about testing dates, locations and costs, visit the Maryland Department of Labor or the GED Testing Service.


Adult Basic Skills Class Schedule

Summer classes begin in July. Fall classes begin in September. Winter classes begin in January. Spring classes begin in April. Offerings and locations may vary term to term.

Brooklyn Park Library

 6-8:30 p.m. Monday/Wednesday

Glen Burnie Town Center, Arundel Center North

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday/Wednesday

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday

6-8:30 p.m. Monday/Wednesday

6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday

Mount Olive Community Life Center

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday

6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday

Odenton Regional Library

6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday

Sales and Service Training Center at Arundel Mills

6-8:30 p.m. Monday/Wednesday

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday

Stanton Community Center

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday

Funding for this Program

The total cost of this project is $683,144, of which 45% ($307,575) is funded through the U.S. Department of Education, 35% ($236,065) is funded through the Maryland Department of Labor and 20% ($139,504) is supported by Anne Arundel Community College.

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