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North Shore Community College accepts GED College Ready Scores

The GED exam has four separate subject tests that are scored on a 100-200 scale. The passing score is 145 and the high school equivalency score is in the 145-164 range. Students who score between 165 and 174 are in the College-ready category and from 175 to 200 they will additionally receive college credits. GED …

New GED Center in Milwaukee

The Joseph Project, in cooperation with Greater Praise Church of God in Christ, is planning to develop a general education center on Center Street in Milwaukee. The $6 million project will include redeveloping a building there, the construction of a new church, a GED® center, a daycare center, and more community services for workforce development. The location for the project is …

Sheetz Free GED Works Program

In 2017, Sheetz Inc., the Altoona, Pennsylvania-based convenience store retail group, launched the GED Works® program for employees at its store and corporate locations. The GED Works program is offered in cooperation with GED Testing Services, the organization responsible for GED testing across America. GED Works is a comprehensive education program that’s now also offered at …

Minneapolis 1,000 GED Campaign to boost MN workforce

November 2017. The Twin Cities ‘1,000 GED Campaign’ program is offering adults who did not complete their high school education the opportunity to attend GED education classes for a 10-week period in combination with a pathway jobs program in healthcare and construction. Nowadays, a secondary education degree (high school diploma or an equivalent degree like …

50 Successful People Who Have A GED

“Few of our failures are fatal,” Financial Times columnist Tim Harford writes in his new book Adapt: Why Success Always Starts With Failure.  According to Adapt, “success comes through rapidly fixing our mistakes rather than getting things right the first time. I do agree with Harford, I didn’t get things right too but then I …

Alternatives to the GED Test by State

There are several states that have decided to use alternative tests instead of the GED® for the purpose of high school equivalency (HSE) testing. In total there are three HSE exams, GED, HiSET, and TASC. HSE stands for High School Equivalency. If you get an HSE certificate it means that, through testing, you proved to …

Best TASC Prep Books

TASC Books for the 2018 test. Get one of these books and learn (just purchasing it will not help:-) and you will get ready for the TASC exam. Kaplan TASC 2017-2018. McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test 2nd Edition TASC Practice Tests: 350 Test Prep Questions for the Test Assessing Secondary Completion by TASC Exam …

Free GED Prep At Walmart, KFC, Taco Bell

Some of America’s most important brands and employers (such as KFC, Walmart, Southeastern Grocers, and Taco Bell) now offer their employees the chance to earn a GED®, TASC, or HiSET diploma. This will cost the workers nothing at all through the GED Works program. This program comes with free online instruction and study material, and …

Hilton GED Assistance Program

The Hilton Hotel Group has introduced great help for their employees, the ‘ GED Assistance Program’. This program offers thousands of the company’s workers the chance to acquire their HSE (high school equivalency) diploma. This GED Assistance Program is actually the most comprehensive HSE Program ever developed by a hospitality company in America. The program …

HiSET Only HSE Test In Tennessee

Tennessee’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development has decided that the HiSET exam (developed by ETS – Educational Testing Service) will be the sole option for adults who want to earn their HSE (High School Equivalency) Diploma in Tennessee. Until April 2016, adults who never finished their regular high school education in Tennessee could choose between …