You & We Guarantee

Saddleback Adult Education HSE Scholar Program

Saddleback Adult Education will provide HSE students with an opportunity to earn reimbursement* of the HiSET® testing fee (*up to $140, depending on ongoing funding; no cash value). 

WE, Saddleback Adult Education will:

Saddleback Adult Education will provide HSE students with an opportunity to
earn reimbursement* of the HiSET® testing fee (up to $140*).

To apply for the You & We Guarantee HSE Scholar Program, applications will be accepted beginning in Fall 2017.

To be eligible, prospective students must:

  1. be a current resident of California;
  2. apply and register for Saddleback Adult Education’s HSE classes;
  3. complete the CASAS math and reading pre-test;
  4. attend HSE classes, as required, until advised by an instructor of readiness for taking the HiSET® battery of tests;
  5. take and pass the HiSET® battery of tests at Saddleback College;
  6. receive the Certificate of High School Equivalency from the State of California;
  7. take the CASAS pre- and post-test at a Saddleback Adult Education site;
  8. complete all HSE Student follow-up requirements.

All prospective students who sign the agreement will be accepted into the You & We Guarantee HSE Scholar program beginning with their first session of HSE preparation classes through CASAS post-testing.

* Depending on ongoing funding; no cash value

YOU, the HSE Student Scholar will:

Upon acceptance into the You & We Guarantee HSE Scholar Program, you, the
student, will complete the following requirements:

  1. take the CASAS pre-test to determine appropriate placement in Saddleback Adult Education free HSE preparation classes;
  2. apply and register for HSE preparation classes at Saddleback College;
  3. attend ongoing HSE class sessions (minimum 12 hours attendance in an HSE Lab class) until you are advised that you are ready to take the HiSET® test;
  4. take and pass the HiSET battery of tests;
  5. return all checked out HSE classroom books/materials;
  6. present a copy of your HSE Certificate from the State of California;
  7. take the CASAS pre- and post-test at a Saddleback Adult Education site;
  8. visit with a Saddleback College academic counselor;
  9. provide Saddleback Adult Education with your Success Story;
  10. sign a photo release and provide a photo or have your photo taken;
  11. complete a Saddleback College application form;
  12. participate in Saddleback Adult Education HSE Recognition Celebration (December or June).