The HiSET Exam

The HiSET Program is now on Facebook

New Outreach Resource for Test Takers — HiSET® on Facebook®

We've launched a new Facebook page to help engage with potential, new and current test takers along their high school equivalency (HSE) journey. Adult learners will find useful strategies, tips and resources that will help them pass the HiSET® exam and earn their HSE credential.

Like and follow us — and encourage your test takers to do the same!

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Meet HiSET Senior Client Manager, Adam Springwater

Adam Springwater, Senior Client Manager, HiSET Program, is responsible for overseeing implementation of the HiSET Program at the state level. He serves as the main point of contact for state clients, and provides HiSET information for adult education programs and other stakeholders. His efforts are coordinated by Tanya Haug, our National Director.

Prior to joining ETS, Adam worked with several high school equivalency exam preparation companies, developing and marketing instructional tools for adult education programs. He is the president of his local chapter of the California Council on Adult Education (CCAE), contributing meaningfully to the effort to promote and support adult education programs. Adam has presented numerous engaging workshops and trainings at national and regional conventions, and at a wide range of schools and education centers including consortium meetings, community colleges, correctional facilities and community-based organizations.

With over 25 years' experience as a master teacher and program administrator, Adam remains passionate and committed to improving the lives of students of all ages.

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National Literacy Directory — Access to Local Test Centers and Adult Education Programs

Now test takers can find a local test center or adult education program faster and easier by accessing the National Literacy Directory.

The HiSET Program has partnered with the National Literacy Directory to incorporate local test centers and adult education programs into their database.

Are you an approved HiSET Test Center or Adult Education Program and don't see your center or program listed? It takes just a few minutes to be added to the directory.

Simply email the following information to us with the subject "NLD Add"

  • Are you a
    • Test Center
    • Adult Education Program
    • Both
  • Center or Program Organization Name
  • Address
  • City, State, ZIP code
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Email
  • Center or Program Website Address
  • Do you offer
    • CBT
    • PBT
    • Both

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Did You Know?

Almost half of those who took the HiSET exam in 2017 listed their reasoning for taking the exam was to further their education, whether to enter a technical program, a two-year college or a four-year college.

Learn more about how the test takers in your state and across the nation performed on the HiSET exam in the HiSET® 2017 Annual Statistical Report.

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Connect with Us — Join Twitter®

Looking for tips, strategies, resources and the latest news regarding the HiSET program and adult education? Connect with us on Twitter and join the conversation. Our Twitter page is a great resource for you to get up-to-date information from us and your adult education colleagues across the nation. Follow @HiSET_ETS.

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