Current Version of GED test set to expire

GED testing centers in Georgia encourage adults to finish and pass before test deadlines


Deedee Thomas
Assessment Services Coordinator

Ogeechee Technical College announced that the current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED test on January 2, 2014.

Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not passed all five parts, have until the end of 2013 to pass or they will need to start over again in 2014 with the new GED test in order to receive their high school credential.

“The GED test opens doors to college, better jobs, the respect adults deserve, and the satisfaction of earning a high school credential,” said Deedee Thomas, Assessment Services Coordinator for Ogeechee Technical College. “So we want to be sure that everyone is aware of this deadline. GED test-takers must act now to finish and pass before the current test expires.”

“Support is available, right here in Georgia,” said Thomas. “We can help adult learners get prepared to take the parts of the GED test they still need to pass. We want you to succeed!”

Interested GED test-takers can find more information at

Ogeechee Tech operates Adult Education Centers in Bulloch, Evans, and Screven Counties where GED classes are conducted, as well as adult literacy classes. The College has an Assessment Center on the main campus at One Joseph E. Kennedy Boulevard in Statesboro where all of the College’s GED assessments are given.  With the end of the current version of the GED test approaching, anyone needing to take the test is encouraged to do so as soon as possible. “With the holidays approaching, and a holiday schedule here at the College during part of November and much of December, it would be great for anyone needing the test to take it by November 30,” Thomas stated.  

“To anyone who has already started the GED test, your future is calling. By passing the GED test, you can answer that call,” said Randy Trask, president and CEO of GED Testing Service. “You owe it to yourself. Don’t miss the chance to turn one small step into your next big opportunity in life.”

The GED test has opened doors to better jobs and college programs for more than 18 million graduates since 1942. Last year nearly 800,000 adults sat for the GED test, which is accepted by virtually all U.S. colleges and employers. As the creator of the official GED test, GED Testing Service has a responsibility to ensure that the program continues to be a reliable and valuable pathway to a better life for the millions of adults without a high school credential. Learn more at



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Barry Turner
Vice President for Community and College Relations
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One Joseph E. Kennedy Blvd., Statesboro, GA 30458 USA
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