GED-to-College Class Accepting New Students
San Antonio College Empowerment Center is currently accepting new students for
its Fall 2014 GED-to-College class. The GED-to-College class is tailored for
individuals who want to enroll at SAC after earning their GED.
by the SAC Services for Women and Non-Traditional Students, in conjunction with
San Antonio Independent School District, the GED-to-College class has an
outstanding success rate. Among the students who have taken the class
previously, 86 percent have passed the GED within the session and 84 percent
have enrolled in college the following semester. The class also offers
comprehensive support services and assistance to students throughout the
college enrollment process.
class will be Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning August 25
and continuing through December 12
. Class will take place at the
SAC Empowerment Center.
order to be eligible, individuals must be at least 18 years of age with low-to-moderate
income level. Individuals must be in good financial aid standing and must not
owe money to any of the Alamo Colleges. To participate, individuals must also
be available to attend the entire class session and must meet all pre-testing
requirements. Pre-testing requirements include completing all testing and
screening in order to receive a recommendation for the class, based on scores.
be considered for enrollment, students must take a GED practice test at the
Empowerment Center. Upcoming testing sessions are Monday, July 21
at 8 a.m. and Monday, July 28
at 8 a.m. Following the practice
test, students will be given an appointment to attend an information session
more information, visit the San Antonio College Empowerment Center on campus at
703 Howard St or call 210-486-0455.