HiSET® Test Prep Providers

Essential Education — The official ETS test prep provider for the HiSET exam

The HiSET Academy® Online Learning Program, from Essential Education, is a customized, adaptive learning program to accelerate learning. The program can be used to supplement Adult Education Courses or fully support independent study.

Essential Education

Access to the HiSET Academy includes:

  • Diagnostic Assessment — After working through the pre-assessment and personalized learning plan, you take the built-in practice test evaluating depth of knowledge. Based on your responses, specific HiSET Academy lessons and Essential Skills Workbook practice are prescribed to help you improve.
  • Interactive Instruction — Over 200 hours of lessons in math, reading, writing, science and social studies. This functions as a personal tutor for the adult learner.

For more information:

Website:
https://www.essentialed.com/students/hiset-academy
Phone:
1-800-460-8150
Email:
studenthelp@essentialed.com

For Instructors Only

Working with the HiSET® program, Essential Education brings you the online HiSET Academy® Official Practice Test designed to measure readiness for the HiSET exam, providing adult learners and instructors pinpoint diagnostics for improvement.

Essential Education is the exclusive provider of this online study tool that:

  • Covers all five curriculum subjects
  • Aligns to the format and structure of the HiSET exam
  • Provides actionable feedback on learning gaps and areas of proficiency
  • Links to HiSET Academy lessons for further study (additional purchase may apply)

For more information:

Website:
www.essentialed.com/educators/hiset-opt
Phone:
1-800-931-8069
Email:
info@essentialed.com

Other Test Prep Providers

There are several programs* developed by outside test prep providers which may help you prepare for the exam. A third party reviewed the materials from these test prep providers to ensure they align to the HiSET exam.

Aztec Learning System

The Aztec Learning System, from Aztec Software®, offers free cloud-based practice tests that can help you experience what it's like to take the HiSET exam.

Aztec Software

  • 60 new tests with 4,000+ randomized questions
  • immediate feedback
  • unlimited practice

For more information:

Website:
http://www.aztecsoftware.com/hiset
Phone:
1-800-273-0033
Email:
Sales@aztecsoftware.com
 

Common Core Achieve

Common Core Achieve, from McGraw-Hill Education, is made up of Core Subject Modules, corresponding online lessons and Exercise Books that mirror the scope and format of the HiSET exam.

McGraw-Hill Education

  • available as print, digital or a combination of the two
  • created using the HiSET exam blueprints

For more information:

Website:
http://www.highschoolequivalency.com/
Email:
Caitlin.yacu@mheducation.com
 

Diversified Computer Services HiSET® Prep Online

Diversified Computer Services (DCS) HiSET® Prep Online is an online service that helps you prepare for the HiSET exam without leaving your home.

Diversified Computer Services

  • pretest, posttest and practice lessons in all subject areas
  • targeted study guides for each student
  • compatible with PC, Mac® and tablets
  • English and Spanish versions

For more information:

Website:
http://www.hisetpreponline.org/
Phone:
1-262-652-2492
Email:
LenG@dcoms.com (Len)
Contact us on our website
 

Fast Forward

Fast Forward, from KET — Kentucky Educational Television®, helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you'll know where you're ready and where you need to work harder.

FastForward from Kentucky Educational Television

  • self-paced online courses in math, language arts, science and social studies
  • personalized study plans
  • high-quality videos and interactive graphics

For more information:

Website:
http://www.ketfastforward.org/
Email:
rgriffin@ket.org (Ron Griffin)
 

High School Equivalency Test Preparation Series

The High School Equivalency Test Preparation Series from Paxen Publishing offers instruction and skills practice for each of the five areas that are on the HiSET exam.

Paxen Publishing

  • closely aligned to HiSET exam learning objectives
  • includes a practice test for each subject area
  • also available for online instruction through Praxen Focus

For more information:

Website:
https://www.paxenpublishing.com/product-category/high-school-credential-test-preparation/paxen-high-school-equivalency/
Phone:
1-866-547-1895
Email:
info@paxenpublishing.com
 

i-Pathways: Learning Pathways in Adult Education

i-Pathways: Learning Pathways in Adult Education, from the Center for the Application of Information Technologies, Western Illinois University, offers you online or offline technology-driven test preparation.

iPathways

  • mobile friendly
  • hundreds of lessons and practice opportunities
  • immediate feedback

For more information:

Website:
https://www.i-pathways.org/
Phone:
1-309-298-1804
Email:
info@i-pathways.org
Inquiry Form:
https://www.i-pathways.org/public/contactUs.jsp
 

New Readers Press HiSET® Exam Preparation

New Readers Press offers digital and print solutions to help you succeed on the HiSET® exam.

New Readers Press

For more information about the resources listed below, contact us:

Website:
http://www.newreaderspress.com/hiset
Phone:
1-800-448-8878
Email:
nrp@proliteracy.org

New Readers Press Online Learning HiSET® Exam Prep

This interactive online course will help you set goals and focus your study time to succeed on all five subjects of the HiSET® exam. Study anytime on a computer, tablet or smartphone with this course that includes:

  • pretests and practice tests to assess your current strengths and weaknesses
  • flashcards to build vocabulary skills
  • online note taking, bookmarking and highlighting for easy review
  • helpful test-taking hints and feedback on practice and test questions

Scoreboost for the HiSET® Exam

These inexpensive workbooks feature a three-step process to help you review each strategy, practice by example and apply the strategy to practice questions.

  • unit tests and practice tests feature action plans to help you prepare for test day
  • answers include detailed explanations to extend learning
  • now available in both English and Spanish

HiSET® Student Book Series

This comprehensive series covers all five subjects on the HiSET exam and includes hundreds of practice questions.

  • pretests and practice tests assess strengths and weaknesses and determine test readiness
  • skills tips and test strategies help to develop critical thinking skills

Writing for the HiSET® Exam

Practice writing responses to evidence-based writing prompts with this HiSET-approved workbook.

  • 15 paired text passages with prompts
  • sample answers that demonstrate how to plan your writing and organize your thoughts

For instructors only – Teaching Adults: A HiSET® Exam Resource Book

This teacher resource guide includes:

  • detailed descriptions of all five tests
  • tips for working with HiSET test takers
  • more than 50 easy-to-follow activities to foster critical thinking and help students prepare for the HiSET exam
 

Test Prep Books

Our comprehensive study guide is designed with the test taker in mind and includes the following:

Test Prep Books

  • Test-taking strategies: Learn the best tips to overcome your exam.
  • Comprehensive review: Our review goes into detail to cover the entire HiSET exam.
  • Practice questions: Practice makes perfect.
  • Detailed answer explanations: Determine where you went wrong and how to improve.

For more information:

Website:
Buy now on Amazon®
Email:
info@studyguideteam.com
 

Thinknology (Powered by Think60)

Thinknology provides dozens of articles with practice questions that build reading skills, helping you to get ready for the reading passages on the Language Arts-Reading, Science and Social Studies tests.

Thinknology

  • pre-HiSET instruction, designed for adults reading at grade levels 4 through 9
  • fresh content not found in traditional programs and textbooks
  • mobile friendly, so you can use it anywhere
  • purchase a single article, collection or all-access pass to fit any budget
  • sign up directly so you don't have to be enrolled in a program

For more information about Thinknology:

Website:
https://www.thinknology.net

For more information about Think60:

Website:
https://www.think60.net
Email:
info@think60.net
 

* These products were reviewed by third parties for alignment with the HiSET exam, but are not endorsed or approved by ETS.

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