Test Prep Resources

These resources are available in both English and Spanish. Use the language button on the right to access them in your preferred language.

General prep information

Study Companion

Tips and strategies on how to prepare for the HiSET® exam.

Download Study Companion | File size: 781 kb

Sample Questions

Sample questions for each subtest showing the types of questions you will see on the actual exam.

Download Sample Questions | File size: 314 kb

Scored Sample Writing Responses

Examples of scored writing responses.

Download Scored Sample Writing Responses | File size: 77 kb

Writing Response Scoring Guide

How the essay question is scored and what that score means.

Download Writing Response Scoring Guide | File size: 93 kb

Practice test companion materials

Practice Tests – Quick Reference Guide

Information about the HiSET practice tests available to help you prepare to take the exam.

Download the Practice Tests – Quick Reference Guide | File size: 418 kb

Practice Test Results: Are You Ready to Take the Exam?

A chart detailing scores on practice tests so you can see if you’re ready to take the actual exam.

Download Practice Test Results: Are You Ready to Take the Exam? | File size: 132 kb

HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Mathematics

Download HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Mathematics | File size: 118 kb

HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Science, Social Studies and Reading

Download HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Science, Social Studies and Reading | File size: 106 kb

HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Writing

Download HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Writing | File size: 97 kb

Mathematics Formula Sheet

Download Mathematics Formula Sheet | File size: 274 kb

Free practice tests

Language Arts – Reading

Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT7) | File size: 386 kb

Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016)

Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT6A) | File size: 524 kb

Language Arts – Writing

Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT7) | File size: 3.7 mb

Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016)

Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT6A) | File size: 968 kb

Mathematics

Mathematics Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT7) | File size: 1.19 mb

Mathematics Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016)

Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT6A) | File size: 901 kb

Science

Science Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Science Practice Test (FPT7) | File size: 525 kb

Science Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016)

Download Science Practice Test (FPT6A) | File size: 1.08 kb

Social Studies

Social Studies Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Social Studies Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017) | File size: 796 kb

Social Studies Practice Test (FPT6A)

Download Social Studies Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016) | File size: 503 kb

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