Top FAQs

  • First, click on the 'SIGN UP' button at the top of your screen or visit to create your free GED student account.
  • Use an email address that you will have access to in the future.
  • Pick a secure and strong password. Save your password somewhere safe and do not share it with anyone.
  • There are some questions that we need to ask you in order to create your personalized student experience.
  • Once you are finished with your account set up, follow the messages on your home page to get started.
  • Take some time to explore the tabs at the top of your page such as 'Study', 'My Scores', and 'More' to learn how to navigate all that is available to you and that will help you prepare for the exams.
  • Stay committed by creating 'My Goals' and follow your 'Next Steps'.

We at GED Testing Service are here to assist you with your journey toward your High School Equivalency.  Tens of Thousands of people have found success through GED Testing Service, leading to better opportunities.  You can be one too!

Whenever you need to access your student account again in the future, click the 'Log In' button at top of page and using your email address you used at account set up as well as the secure password.

Follow these steps to recover your GED student account:

  • Log in to our website
  • Click on the 'Log In' link at top right of your screen.
  • Next, click 'Forgot password'
  • Enter the email you used when you originally set up your GED student account
  • Click 'Submit'
  • You will soon receive an automated email from GED Testing Service. Be sure to check your spam and trash folders if it does not appear in your inbox.
  • You have 24 hrs to click the 'password reset' link found in email message.
  • From the new password reset page, you will be able to change and confirm your new password. (Be sure to save it somewhere safe!)
  • Finally, go back to log in and enter your email and new password.
  • You should see your student home page and continue right where you left off!

If you do run into additional problems, please call our support team.  Phone support information can be found here:

It could be that your state has set specific requirements that prevent you from scheduling. Check for any alerts in your GED® account and be sure to clear them before scheduling (each alert will provide further instruction). You can learn more about your state’s requirements here.

Additional state requirements may apply

For those testing in-person at a Test Center:

  • If you need to retake a GED® test subject, you are given two subsequent retests that you can schedule at any time. If you don’t pass within your first 3 attempts, you’ll need to wait 60 days for your next attempt and between every attempt thereafter.

For those testing on the Online Exam:

  • The Online Proctored Exam allows for one retake before a 60 day waiting period. After taking a test subject two times online, you’ll have to wait 60 days before retesting.  

Scores are typically posted within 24 hours of taking your GED® test or GED Ready® practice test. However, sometimes it can take up to 2 to 3 business days. You’ll receive an email once your scores have posted to your account.

Your scores can be found on the 'My Scores' page after logging in.  In the "Scores" section of your account, you will see a detailed score report for each GED Ready® practice test and each GED® test subject that you have taken along with a list of skills that you need to work on to improve your score.

Please note there are several ways you can prepare for the GED® test. In the "Study" section of your GED® account you have access to free study guides, free practice tests, the official GED Ready® practice test, in person and online classes.