What can EOC do for me?
• The EOC can enroll you in our on-site GED/ABE program if you have not completed your high school education.
• Assist you with exploring and gathering information about potential colleges and universities.
• Help you with the career decision making process.
• Provide you with information about funding your education.
• Assist you with completing admission and financial aid applications, especially the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
General Education Development (GED) & Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Classes are Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
EOC staff will assist persons seeking information or admission into our GED/ABE-Brush-Up classes. GED/ ABE-Brush-Up classes are for those persons who are seeking to obtain their high school equivalency diploma. We provide the tools to prepare students to take and pass their General Education Development test (GED). Class time is customized for each student to allow them to learn at their own pace. All classes are free of charge.
What are the tests like?
With the exception of one essay section and 20 percent of the mathematics section, questions on the GED test are multiple choice. The questions vary in difficulty and cover a wide range of subjects. Here is a breakdown of the test:
Writing Skills (Part I) 50 questions, 75 minutes
Writing Skills (Part II) essay, 45 minutes
50 questions, 70 minutes
50 questions, 80 minutes
Reading 40 questions, 65 minutes
Part I 25 questions, 45 minutes
Part II 25 questions, 45 minutes
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Classes Monday – Wednesday from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm (beginning August 30th)
These ESL classes are 'open entry' throughout the year, providing instruction in English speaking, reading, writing and listening for adults who range in ability from absolute non-speakers of English to those who are nearly fluent. Courses are designed to help students acquire the language skills needed to function more effectively in their daily lives and the workplace. All classes are free of charge.
College Enrollment Services
*Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
*We accept walk-ins, but making an appointment is highly recommended.
• Assistance with the entry and re-entry into college (2yr or 4yr institutions)
• Information about post-secondary education
• Assistance with the college application process
• Assistance preparing for college entrance examinations: SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), ACT (American College Test), Compass (Computer Adaptive Placement Assessment and Support System)
• Information about financial aid opportunities
• Assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)
• Scholarship search
Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
The EOC intends that the Computer Lab be used for the benefit of the program participants to further their education. The EOC is sensitive to peak usage hours of the Lab and will notify participants if Lab is unavailable. The stations are to remain "as is". No software, browser plug-ins, or specific settings should be added or changed.