Frequently Asked Questions
- If I call 1-800-228-3382, how long before I get an enrollment packet?
Within two weeks, you will be sent instructions for enrolling in the new online study course Fast Forward coming in December 2013.
- How do I enroll?
You will enroll online at www.ketfastforward.org when the courses are ready in December 2013.
- Do I have to have Internet access to enroll?
Yes, the courses are online and will have to be accessed through the Internet.
- How long do I need to study before I take the GED® test?
This depends on the strength of your skills and how much time you are able to dedicate to your studies. Every person is at a different skill level. You will take an assessment when you enroll to get an idea of your current skills and how much study you will need.
- When can I start my studies?
The online courses will be ready for enrollment in mid-December 2013. You may enroll and begin your studies anytime after that date.
- Is the GED® diploma accepted by colleges, technical schools, and employers?
Yes, the GED® diploma is accepted by more than 99% of schools and employers.
- Is there financial aid available for this enrollment program?
Not from KET, but check with local community agencies or public assistance programs.
- I have paid for GED® diploma or high school diploma programs in the past and then found out they were fake. How do I know this one leads me to a real GED® diploma?
KET offers nationally used study materials and programming for your preparation. These materials were developed in cooperation with the national GED® Testing Service in Washington, D.C. The GED® test you will take at the end of your studies is offered at official testing GEDŽ testing centers in Kentucky and passing the test gives you a legitimate GED® diploma.
- Where do I take the GED® diploma test in my area?
Here is the link showing a list of all the official GED® diploma Testing Centers in Kentucky: http://www.kyae.ky.gov/students/ged.htm#locations
- Can the GED® diploma tests be taken online or at home?
The official GED® test is only offered at official testing centers designated by Kentucky Adult Education in Frankfort and you currently have the option of taking the paper version or the computer-based version (in some locations). After December 19, 2013, the test will be only available as the computer-based version, and still only offered at the official testing centers.
- How can I get a copy of my GED® diploma or my GED® test scores?
Contact Kentucky Adult Education (KYAE) 502-573-5114 or go online at www.ged.ky.gov to request a copy.
- I think my skills are not strong enough for GED® level study. What can I do?
Please call us at 1-800-228-3382 and we can discuss your skills and other study options.