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Minneapolis 1,000 GED Campaign to boost MN workforce

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 a GED) …

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 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 some states, you will have to take the TASC (Test Achieving Secondary Completion), and in other states, you are required to take the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) to demonstrate that …

Best TASC Prep Books

TASC Books for the 2017 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 2016-2017. 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 for Employees of 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 GEDFinancial Times columnist Tim Harford, TASC, or HiSET diploma. This will cost the workers nothing at all through the GEDWorks program. This program comes with free online instruction 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. And here you can …

Army Careers with a GED Diploma

A career in the U.S. Army is unique from any other, it offers you the opportunity to travel, learn new skills, serve your country, and the ability to expand your horizons. One of the best aspects of your Army career is your ability to make choices. Choices like your career field, promotion, accession, changing your …

HiSET Now Only High School Equivalency 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 …

GED Diploma vs. High School Diploma

Contrary to High School Diploma holders, there are still often stigmas related to GED® (or HiSET-TASC) recipients. It’s often perceived that they started out as high school dropouts, or that they wanted to take an education shortcut, or that they lack persistence and motivation. Today, GED is in line with college expectations The latest version …

6 Best GED Prep Books

This post contains a listing of the best GED® prep books that offer thorough coverage of the revised GED exam. All of these books provide new test information, instruction, practice, and practice tests. Answer key included. Amazon.com offers usually the best price and therefore, for your convenience, all of these books are linked to the …