GED® Test Preparation

Preparation Classes

If you are an adult 18 years of age or older who did not complete high school, GED® classes will help you to prepare to take the GED® examination and earn a Maryland high school diploma. Instruction will include review and practice of those skills necessary for passing the GED® exam.

Tuition is charged for GED® classes. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. GED® classes may be eligible for VA benefits.

GED® classes will be held at the Edgewood Public Library and at Harford Community College. Adults new to the program should attend one of the free advising sessions listed under Adult Basic Education (ABE) to pre-register for classes.

GED SpeakersYour Maryland High School diploma is within your reach.

  • Prepare to take the GED® examination and earn a Maryland High School diploma.
  • Advanced math, science, social studies, reading, and writing skills.
  • Computer and test-taking skills.
  • Meets two evenings a week for 15 weeks.
  • Need to have qualifying scores on assessments.
  • Tuition, fees, and books are paid by the student.
  • Adults must be 18 years of age or older and officially withdrawn from school to enroll in GED® classes.
  • Scholarships are available.
  • Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers are available.
  • Eligible for VA benefits.

Harford Community College has a testing center where students can take the computerized GED® test. The Pearson Vue Testing Center is located in the Edgewood Hall building at Harford Community College. For more information, call 443-412-2406 or email

Enroll in GED classes now to prepare for the GED test and a new future. For more information about the GED® test, click here.

This program is supported by federal and state funds granted by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.

Workshop to Improve Your Success in Education

Students have the opportunity to prepare themselves as they start Adult Basic Education courses and work towards a Maryland High School diploma. In the workshop, students will learn how to set Specific, Measurable, Action, Relevant, Time-bound (SMART) goals. Students will establish action plans for their goals as well as develop skills in note-taking and study strategies so they can be successful in class and work towards obtaining their GED®. The workshop meets 90 minutes a week for four weeks while students build learning communities to help each other navigate the demands of being a student and balance their lives. For more information, call 443-412-2115 or email

More Information

Call 443-412-2406 or email

Former students may call 443-412-2616 to see if they are eligible to enroll.