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Admission to UC Riverside for homeschooled or other nontraditionally educated students

The California Proficiency Testing (CHSPE)

The California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) assesses proficiency in basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills. The test is given in English only. You may take the CHSPE only if you meet one of the following requirements on the test date: You are at least 16 years old, or you have completed at least one academic year of the tenth grade, or You are enrolled in the second semester of tenth grade. The CHSPE is administered twice a year, in April and November. If you pass the CHSPE, you are given a Certificate of Proficiency by the California State Board of Education that is considered equivalent to a high school.

CHSPE Test Preparation Materials Barrons

DMV Driving Videos
The DMV has posted 78 driving videos on You Tube. The videos range in topics from vehicle maintenance to the top ten reasons teens fail the driving test.

A GED credential documents that you have high school-level academic skills. You may take the GED Tests if: You are not enrolled in high school, and you have not graduated from high school, and are 18 years of age or older. In order to pass the GED exam, you have to be able to read, compute, interpret information, and express yourself in writing on a level comparable to that of 60 percent of graduating high school seniors.

Kaplan Test Preparation

National Association for College Admission Counseling (lists college fairs under events)

Online GED Preparation Resources




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