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GED Preparation

Small group as well as individual instruction in basic academic skills is available to all interested adults through the Adult Education program.  Courses are offered at the college and at variety of locations and times in both Accomack and Northampton Counties .

Other services include:

  • GED Preparation Classes cost $25. Call 757-789-1761 for a brochure or for more information.
  • GED Preparation Books ($20), calculators ($10) and GED Practice Tests ($15) are available for purchase.

Learners enrolled in the GED Preparation Classes receive calculators and GED Practice Tests as part of instruction at no additional charge.

Scholarships to cover the cost of the Official GED Tests are awarded to those who pass the practice test.

Prices above are current as of time of publication and are subject to change.

Contact Peggy Tilghman for more information or to schedule an appointment.

GED Testing Center

Eastern Shore Community College (ESCC) is the official GED testing center for both Accomack and Northampton Counties. Official GED tests are given each month and most Fridays at ESCC. If you think you’re ready to for the GED now, GED Practice Tests are available by appointment at no charge. Contact Peggy Tilghman at 757-789-1761.


  • WHRO in Norfolk carries GED lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30 am.
  • MPT in Salisbury carries GED on TV 5:00 am on Mondays.

GED Practice Testing

There are three (3) ways to practice for the GED Test:

By Mail

The tests, along with return postage, will be mailed to you upon request.

By Appointment

We can arrange for you to take a practice test at the College (in the White Building behind the main building). Call us at 757-789-1761 to schedule an appointment to take your practice test.

In Class

To find a class meeting near you, call us at 757-789-1761  and we will help you locate a class that is convenient for you.

More GED Information