Category Archives: Exams & Tests

GED (High School Equivalency) Registration – 4/11/14

GED Registration – Messick GED Registration - Messick_1

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GED Classes (in Spanish Translation) – Memphis Heritage School

Memphis Heritage Christian School and Faith Heritage Church is offering GED classes (in Spanish translation).  Orientation and registration is Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 12pm-2pm and 5pm-7pm.  Classes will be offered on campus at 3802 Gragg Avenue now through May (for May test).  For more information or to pre-register call 901.377.7963 or 901.335.7423 (text).

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ACT Registration Deadline is January 24, 2014 for February 8th Test Date

Remind your students to register at

There is still time for your students to register for the February 8 ACT® test.
Did you know?
• 57% of students who retook the ACT improved their score.
• There is still time for seniors to receive scores for fall admissions.
• Juniors will benefit by testing now. Students may decide to take an additional class during their senior year in an area where a test score was low.
• Students will receive information on career planning personalized to their strengths, weaknesses, and interests.
• No-cost test prep options are available at
Remind your students to register for the February 8 test date at The late registration period ends January 24.

*Please note there is an additional $23.00 late fee.

Have a question or need help?
• Email:
• Live Chat:
• Phone: 319.337.1270
Phone and Chat Availability: M-F, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. central time, and on test mornings

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ACT Prep Workshop 1/25/14



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High School Equivalency (GED) Registration – Free Classes

Adults At Least 18 Years of Age Can Register for Test and Free Preparation Courses


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FAFSA Application Assistance January 2013

Leadership Memphis Launches Campaign to Help Students Complete FAFSA

— Posted on January 2, 2013 at 7:38 pm.

Memphis, TN – December 19, 2012 – Leadership Memphis is launching a campaign to encourage high school seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) applications in January. The goal of the campaign is to increase the total number of FAFSA completions in Memphis/Shelby County by 20 percent in 2013.

The campaign includes a number of hands-on “Fill out the FAFSA” events from January 10-27, 2013 at various locations around the city.  (See list of dates, times, locations below.)

The sessions are for students and parents who want help completing the forms.

DATE    TIME             LOCATION                              

1/10      3pm – 7pm     Whitehaven Library Career, Coach Mobile Unit

1/12      10am – Noon   Southwest Tennessee Community College (Whitehaven, Corner of Airways and Brooks)

1/12      10am -2pm      Whitehaven High School, Career Coach Mobile Unit

1/13      10am – Noon   Southwest Tennessee Community College, Macon Cove Campus

1/14       3pm – 7pm      Benjamin Hooks Main Library, Career Coach Mobile Unit

1/15       6:30 – 7:30pm  Benjamin Hooks Main Library

1/16       5pm – 7pm      EMC Foundation, Inc., 594 N. Second Street

1/19       10am – Noon    Southwest Tennessee Community College, Union Campus

1/25         3pm -7pm      Urban Youth Initiative, 1548 Poplar Ave

1/26        10am – 2pm     Urban Youth Initiative, 1548 Poplar Ave

1/27/2013          2pm-4pm          EMC Foundation, Inc., 594 N. Second Street

For updated site information and/or to sign up to be a volunteer at one of the sites, please go to:

This help is made possible by the Memphis Talent Dividend (MTD), one of several Leadership Memphis action initiatives that focus on increasing college attainment. MTD involves more than 100 organizations working together to increase the number of college graduates in the Memphis metro areas.

“Difficulty in completing the federal student aid forms has been identified as a major barrier to many students pursing college entry,” said Fred Turverey, Director of Memphis Talent Dividend.  “About 5,500 students completed FAFSA applications in 2012. The goal is to increase that number to more than 6,600 in 2013.”

For more information, please contact Jacqueline Oselen, Program Coordinator at 901 278-0016 or or Jeanette McKinley-Bowen, Urban Youth Initiative, or 901-725-3127.


Leadership Memphis is a non-profit, community leadership development organization. Its mission is to empower the community to step up and make Memphis great. Leadership Memphis is dedicated to helping the city fulfill its potential by advancing the values of diversity, connectivity and inclusion, and leveraging the power of collaborative action. Founded in 1979, the organization has trained and graduated more than 2,000 leaders from its signature programs: Executive, FastTrack and Grassroots. Its Action Initiatives are Memphis Talent Dividend/Graduate Memphis, Imagine Memphis and SUCCESS High Schools.

For more information about Leadership Memphis visit our websites:

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Free ACT Workshop

Got questions about the ACT?

Need help with the English, Math or Science sections?

There is a free ACT Workshop, Saturday, October 13th from 8:30am-2:00pm. We will provide all the materials needed (paper, pens, pencils, and calculators), so just come prepared to excel. Space is limited, so please reserve your spot. If you would like to reserve your seat, call Ms. Tangie Dotson at (901) 264-9382 or visit our website at This free workshop is sponsored by the Alpha Eta Zeta DOVE-Foundation, the scholastic arm of Alpha Eta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. The DOVE-Foundation is Dedicated to Opportunities of Volunteerism and Education.

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ACT and SAT test dates for the coming school year

 ACT Test Dates

September 8, 2012

October 27, 2012

December 8, 2012

February 9, 2013

April 13, 2013

June 8, 2013

SAT Test Dates

October 6, 2012

November 3, 2012

December 1, 2012

January 26, 2013

March 9, 2013

May 4, 2013

June 1, 2013

The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) gives your library free practice tests and free downloadable PDF copies of those very popular test-prep books. Click hereto find them all!Test Prep is the only part of TEL that needs a username and password—students set up their own accounts.

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JobLINC’s New Web Page

The JobLINC webpage has been redesigned with more information to help you with your job search.  Topics include: Job Search Websites, Job Readiness, Career Planning and Assessment, Small Business Resources, and much more.

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FREE ACT Prep Workshop 1/28/12 – Pre-Registration Required

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by | December 10, 2011 · 4:12 PM

GED Registration – Thursday, 10/27/11 @ Messick Adult Center


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by | October 26, 2011 · 11:09 AM

GED Registration 8/30/11 @ Messick Adult Center

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COMPASS Test: Sample Questions and Help

From the MPLIC Reference Highway Blog

COMPASS Test : Sample Questions and Help

Sample questions for the ACT COMPASS Test are found here.  You can download some PDF versions of the sample questions and the answers are included with the questions.

Also this website: can help.

And this website: can also help.

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Census 2010 – Jobs Still Available

There are still many employment opportunities available with the U.S. Census Bureau.  Available positions include:

  • Census Takers
  • Crew Leaders
  • Crew Leader Assistants
  • Recruiting Assistants
  • Census Clerks

For more information, including a practice test, is available at or 1-866-861-2010.

Originally published December 5, 2009.

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Typing Tutorial

If you are interested in boosting your knowledge of the keyboard or you want to increase your speed, TypingWeb offers tutorials and timers. The site is free and you do not need to register unless you want to keep up with your scores.

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