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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I sign up for GED® classes?

Click here for more information.

2. How do I sign up to take the GED® test?  

GED test registration is done completely online. Go to www.ged.com to sign up to take the test. For a list of frequently asked testing questions, click here. If you have any other problems getting started, contact Pearson VUE at 1-877-EXAM-GED or 1-877-392-6433, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., CST.

3. How do I get a copy of my GED® transcript?

Savannah Technical College does receive or retain copies of GED® transcripts. The Georgia GED® Testing Program issues duplicate official transcripts and diplomas for test-takers who took the GED® test in Georgia. Official transcripts are $15 and diplomas are $15. Request Form.

4.  How do I sign up for ESL classes?

We have a blog! Visit us at www.eslsavannah.blogspot.com to learn how to get started in ESL classes, or you can contact Elizabeth Gray at egray@savannahtech.edu. If you are in Pooler, please contact Ms. Pauline Goodman at pgoodman@savannahtech.edu. If you are in Liberty County, please contact Ms. Nancy Maier at nmaier@savannahtech.edu.

5. Where can I take classes?

Click here to find out where we have classes.

6. Are there scholarships for the GED® test?

GED® testing scholarship funding varies. If funding is available, we will help you get the funding you need to test.

7.  Can I fail the placement test (TABE or BEST)?

Absolutely not! All the TABE or Best Literacy Test (for ESL) does is measure what you know when you take the test. The test is not pass/fail. Instead, the test helps us customize your learning experience. We are committed to helping you learn, or re-learn, the skills you need to be successful.

8. What can I do when I am done with classes?

With most jobs by the year 2020 requiring more than a high school diploma or GED, we recommend you look at one of our short-term, affordable postsecondary programs.

9. How long should the program last?

That is a hard question. It depends on (a) where your skills are right now, and (b) how much time and effort you put into it. This is different for every person. Nonetheless, you should work with your instructor to set personal goals and do everything you can to meet those goals.

The bottom line: we want you to complete this program as quickly as you can.

10. What makes a successful student in a GED® or ESL class?

Be prepared. Be present. Be positive. Be on time. Be willing to develop a relationship with your instructor. They care and want you to succeed!