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Some institutions will not accept a GED that was awarded from a correspondence course or an online program. If a student is considering enrolling in an online high school program, investigate those he is considering because diplomas issued by these programs may not be considered valid documents or accepted by universities, the military or business.
If the military does accept an online high school diploma, the recruit will be placed into a Tier 2 category rather than the Tier 1 category. Students who have dropped out of school may complete state education requirements by studying in a GED program and taking a battery of tests that cover five areas: If a child left school before completing all credits, she will study for the tests and take them.
Upon passing them, she will receive a state certificate stating she has passed all of the state high school graduation requirements.
Perception of the GED The person who holds a GED certificate may be perceived as understanding what the "real world" is like because he has probably tried to find a job without having a high school diploma. The fact that he realized his opportunities were limited and decided to return and complete his education could speak well for him with universities, community colleges and employers.
Regardless of what he has accomplished in earning his GED, some institutions might view him as having failed in earning his diploma in the traditional manner. They may perceive his GED as evidence of this failure in spite of what he has now accomplished.
Military recruiters will classify him as a Tier 2 recruit. She has worked as a CPS social worker, gaining experience in the mental-health system.determined balance of enlistees with a traditional high school diploma versus a GED credential.
What caps or limits currently exist on the number of persons with a GED credential who can enlist in the military. High School Diplomas versus the GED The acronym GED stands for General Educational Development, not general equivalency diploma, for which it is often mistaken.
Beyond the name, there is no mistaking the lack of equivalency between holders of the GED and holders of a high school . A GED certificate can expand the employment prospects of those who pass the high school equivalency test.
Completing the layered test requires some studying and an understanding of the rules and regulations of taking the GED in the state where you reside.
The New York State Education Department is responsible for setting student learning expectations (standards) for what all students should know and be able to do as a result of skilled instruction. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 88% of Americans had at least a high school diploma or GED in Thirty-three percent had a bachelor’s or more, and 12% had an advanced degree such as a master’s or professional degree, or a doctorate.
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