Programs of Study
Adult Education Resources
Those who obtain a GED will earn an average of $2.040 more a year than those without a GED. Many GED completers continue their education at Gadsden State. The following online resources will help students successfully pass the GED:
The official online resource to help students prepare for and earn the high school equivalency diploma.
The GED test is made up of four subjects that are broken into separate exams. Tests don’t have to be taken all at once. You can go at your own pace. This is an overview of what is on the GED by subject area.
The Reasoning through Language Arts portion of the test focuses on Reading for Meaning, Identifying and Creating Arguments, Grammar and Language. The Free Rice Vocabulary Builder allows students to build their vocabulary while Freerice.com donates rice to those in need for every correct answer.
Mathematical Reasoning focuses on basic math, geometry, basic algebra, graphs and functions.
- Math.com - a full online math glossary
- Math-Drills - Over 50,000 math worksheets on a variety of math topics.
This practice test allows students to preview the content and technology that are part of the GED exam. See your GED instructor for a voucher to obtain the practice test free of charge.
ELA students working towards English proficiency will benefit from the following online resources:
This site provides ESL resources, tools, research and toolkits for those in the ESL program.
ELA teachers have contributed to this website, which includes quizzes, test, exercises and puzzles for ELA learners.
This website helps ELA students learn English online with exercises on grammar, reading, comprehension, vocabulary and listening at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
The following resources will help students make informed choices about higher education and future career moves:
The Cardinal Career Explorer includes a Career Assessment that will pinpoint student interests and provide them with career suggestions based on those interests. Individuals can browse careers and programs available at Gadsden State as well as build a resume.
This guide is for students transferring from a community college to a four-year institution.
This website contains information and quizzes to help individuals determine their personality type and best-suited career fields
Read the statistical information on employment and occupations in Alabama.
Knowing how to type improves study skills, job skills and employability. Get free online typing lessons and exercises on this website.
Try this learning styles questionnaire to get more information on how to learn and how to improve study habits.
ACCUPLACER test scores are used to place students in college-level courses that are appropriately challenging and not above skill level. Be prepared by taking free ACUPLACER practice tests on this website.
EdReady lets students assess readiness for college math and English, see target options and get a personalized study path to fill in knowledge gaps.