A GED or General Education Diploma

A GED or General Education Diploma is sometimes also called a General Education Development program. The basis for the GED is a series of tests to determine if a minimum level of proficiency has been reached. These are not difficult tests but do require a wide breadth of understanding on a variety of subjects. Today, distance learning may be the option most preferred. It is an affordable way to work toward a GED, and determine the level of skills necessary to pass the GED exams. Unfortunately, there are companies that offer shortcuts to almost every kind of education. Promises of college degrees, doctorates, and even high school diplomas are all available for the right price. These companies are in the …

A GED is Worth More than a Fake High School Diploma

For today’s student, distance learning is an ffordable way to work toward a GED, the best way for an adult to demonstrate the skills of a high school education. But there are a growing number of companies and schools who aren’t really in the business of education. Instead, they’re in the education business — their biggest business is selling quick and easy programs or simple online tests that result with worthless transcripts and fake diplomas. In most cases, the GED — the term for General Education Development credential — is the only official ‘diploma’ that has value and is meaningful for adults who never completed their high school education. There are exceptions. But as a rule most transcripts and diplomas …

A Diploma Or A GED? Some Important Facts

Deciding whether or not to stay in school and finish your diploma or to drop out and take your GED can be a rough choice. There are a number of reasons you may choose either, but before you make that essential decision, it is best to get all of the facts about both options. The eligibility for a GED is determined by your particular state. You will need to do a bit of research to decide of you fit your state’s criteria. Moreover, you cannot be enrolled in a high school to take the GED. You also cannot have graduated from a high school. You have to be over the age of sixteen before you can even consider the GED …

3 Women Get Passports to Success by Returning to School

The story is all too familiar to people who drop out of high school. Many have low-paying jobs or no jobs at all. And when they try to learn a trade or get a certificate to enter a profession with decent pay, they find out a harsh truth – all professional or post-secondary schools require a high school diploma. Three women in New York City – Lillian Betancourt, 37, Latoya Abrams, 21, and Shereen France, 41 – all found themselves in this type of frustrating situation. After years of trying to pay bills on time and just getting by, these women decided to turn their lives around and get high school diplomas. Through advertisements and word of mouth, the women …