To meet the needs of test takers who can’t test at a test center because of public health concerns, ETS is offering the HiSET® exam at home option. With the at home option, you can take any of the five subtests that make up the HiSET exam on your own computer at home or in another secure location.
Each subtest delivered at home has the same content, format and on-screen experience as the test you would take at a test center. Your at home appointment will be monitored by a human proctor online through ProctorU®.
Currently, at home appointments are available 15 hours a day, seven days a week.
You are eligible to take the HiSET exam at home if you meet these four criteria:
Watch our HiSET exam at home video for a preview of the entire testing from home process, including:
Please follow the steps below, IN ORDER, to make sure you meet the requirements and register correctly. The printable at home preparation checklist can help guide you through the steps.
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If you left high school before graduation, you can demonstrate that you have the same skills and knowledge as a high school graduate by taking a HSE test. Once you pass the test, your state or jurisdiction will issue you a HSE credential.
If you didn’t finish high school, you know your opportunities are limited. But with a state-issued HSE credential, you’ll have the opportunity to advance your career, join the military, begin a training program or continue your education on the college level.
The GED® test is one of three tests used nationally to award a high school equivalency credential. Until recently, it was the only test available. Today, there are two other testing options available — the HiSET®exam and the TASC™ test. New Jersey uses all three tests to measure high school equivalency skills in language arts, mathematics, science and social studies, and all three enable you to earn the same HSE credential.
Most test takers take adult education classes to prepare for the exam. In many states, these programs are at no cost — or very low cost to the students. The HiSET program encourages you to explore adult education programs and also offers a variety of free and low-cost resources to help familiarize you with both the exam questions and the computer-delivered testing experience. The resources include a study companion (a guide with tips and strategies on how to prepare for the HiSET exam), practice tests and sample questions.
After you’ve passed the HiSET exam, your state or jurisdiction will issue your high school equivalency credential — and you can be confident that your skills and knowledge are on the same level as a traditional high school graduate.
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