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GED orientation classes start Tuesday; BCC scholarships availabe for those who do well
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Barton Community College’s Center for Adult Education will soon be starting its 9-week GED Preparation Class.
The orientation session, which is a prerequisite for the course, will be held be from 8:30-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, and 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, all at 1025 Main St. in Great Bend. Those interested can call ahead or arrive on the first day of orientation.
Regular coursework begins on Monday, Jan. 27, and is offered from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, or 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday, and then 8-11 a.m. on Saturday.
BCC Coordinator of Adult Education Chris Lemon said he hopes students will view their GED as an open doorway to greater opportunities in post-secondary education. Significant scholarship opportunities are available from the college for those who do well.
There is a one-time $50 fee for materials.  Once students have completed the preparation courses, they will be able to take the official GED test. The cost to take the GED test is $120.
Individuals who are interested in taking the GED exam without any preparation instruction can take the GED exam for $120 for, but are urged to receive advising before moving forward.
Students must bring a valid ID. Minors must bring a parent or legal guardian to enroll. Students must also bring their disclaimer or exemption documentation from their high school or online program.
For more information or to sign up for these free