Youth GED Classes

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Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? You may be eligible for our free Youth GED Program!

Program highlights:

  • GED Test Prep Classes for the 4 GED exams: Math, Social Studies, Language Arts, and Science
  • Choose from convenient locations in Long Branch, Hazlet, Asbury Park, and Neptune
  • Work at your own pace and take advantage of individualized study plans
  • Personal and small group tutoring in all subjects
  • Help with Resumes, Job Searches, and Career Exploration
  • Guidance on college, industry training certificates, and financial aid
  • We pay for your practice tests and for your GED exams
  • Please contact the Youth GED program to register for our next information session:


Please leave your name, your telephone number, and the location that you are interested in (Asbury Park, Hazlet, Long Branch, or Neptune).

What are the admissions requirements for the Youth GED program?

This program is designed to serve highly motivated students between the ages of 16 and 24.

We will contact you with the first available admissions information session date. You will also need to attend an orientation led by the Monmouth County One Stop Career Center as part of the admissions process. We will schedule this meeting for you.

Please collect the following documents:

  • Social Security Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of student’s address
  • New Jersey state issued identification (Driver’s License, County ID from the Division of Motor Vehicles)
  • Income Information: 1040, most recent pay stub, Social Security Statement, or proof of governmental assistance such as TANF, WIC, etc. information)
  • Male students must register with the Selective Service, at

How soon can I earn my GED?

Instructors develop individualized study plans for students so that you can work at your own pace as you prepare for each of the four GED subject exams.  

Where do I take the GED Tests?

Exams are taken at the Testing Center in the CAR Building at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738, Parking Lot #5. We pay for your exams.


  • Classes are held in the afternoon as follows:
  • Asbury Park: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:00 to 4:00 (math tutoring at 12:00)
  • Hazlet: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:00 to 4:00
  • Long Branch: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:00 to 4:00

Additional Tutoring may be offered outside of class times.