AFTER THE TEST
Passing the GED® test can open doors to other educational and career opportunities. Here are a few resources to help you explore your options.
College and Career Pathways
GED Bridge to College and Careers Program
The NCTN Promising Practice Series presents detailed descriptions of strategies from the field that are designed to promote the successful transition of adult basic education students to postsecondary education.
The Florida Department of Education's College & Career page
Use the Florida Department of Education’s planner to learn more about career management, getting hired, education, and training.
CareerSource Northeast Florida
CareerSource will help job seekers with educational opportunities, networking events, job fairs, and a learning library. CareerSource’s CareerTRAX will help you develop an action plan for success.
Employ Florida Marketplace
Employ Florida Marketplace is a one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and more.
Career OneStop is sponsored by the US Department of Labor. It is a tool that will help you assess your skills and job market fit, explore career options, update your skills, get your dream job, advance your career, or change your career.
Online resume and cover letter builder. Includes easy-to-edit templates and other tools to ensure perfect formatting. Save completed resumes as Microsoft Word or PDF documents for easy sharing.
Florida College System Directory
Information on every public college in the state of Florida.
Federal Student Aid Adult Student Checklist
If you’ve never been to college, or started but never finished, this checklist is for you!
Federal Student Aid for Adult Students
Whether you are enrolling in college for the first time or returning to school after a break, you may apply for federal student aid, which can help cover your education expenses. This fact sheet provides information about the types of federal student aid available, how to apply, important deadlines, helpful tips, and more.
Federal and State Student Aid Deadlines
This tool will help you understand your options for paying for college. Provide some basic information to estimate your eligibility for federal student aid.
U.S. Department of Education College Affordability and Transparency Center
This tool will help you understand the price of attending a college or a certificate program. You can search for colleges and see which colleges increase their tuition.
Information on college Preparation and the Federal Student Aid Programs
See tips on getting ready for college. Learn about the federal student aid programs as well as other sources of financial aid to help you pay for college or career school. Also, learn about the process for applying for and receiving financial aid.