January 3, 2013
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Register Jan. 11 for GED Preparation Class; Now’s the Time for Partial Completers

Registration for spring semester GED Preparation classes at Front Range Community College-Boulder County Campus is scheduled on a drop-in basis from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11, at 2121 Miller Drive, Longmont.

No appointment is needed to register. Registration takes place in the Classroom Building Commons area.

The cost of the class is $110. The official GED exam costs an additional $120.

Because of upcoming changes to the official GED exam, people who have passed one or more subject areas, without completing all five subject exams, need to finish the entire exam by the end of 2013. If they do not, they will lose all partial tests and have to start over with the new exam in January 2014. FRCC-BCC offers enrollment for students needing partial GED exams. If you are a partial completer, contact C. Kay Uhles, instructional coordinator, at kay.uhles@frontrange.edu or (303) 678-3725.

GED Preparation classes begin Saturday, Jan. 19, and meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Classes end Wednesday, March 6.

Students also work online. The online portion is completed anywhere a computer and Internet connection are available, including FRCC computer labs. A minimum of 15 hours of study time online per week is recommended.

In classes, students will learn from experienced GED instructors in addition to their online studies. Individual and/or small-group tutoring is available as needed.

For details about the GEDP and GED test, visit http://www.frontrange.edu/GED/.

The Colorado GED Testing Program is for candidates 17 years of age and older who have never been awarded a high school diploma or an equivalency diploma. Applicants must be Colorado residents, have Colorado mailing addresses, and must not be currently enrolled in high school.

For more information about the GED Prep program, contact C. Kay Uhles at kay.uhles@frontrange.edu or (303) 678-3725. For more information about the GED Exam, contact the campus Testing Center, (303) 678-3647.


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About Front Range Community College

FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.

FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System, the state’s largest system of higher education serving more than 151,000 students annually. CCCS oversees career and academic programs in the 13 community colleges in Colorado and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and seven other post-secondary institutions.

 

About the author:

John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College. He’s a somewhat-frequent bicycle commuter, a certified soccer referee, and a newspaper editor whose subscription ran out.

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