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You Can Get You High School Equivalency Diploma Online
Looking for a way to take a high school equivalency test online? You cannot take the GED test online but have to go to a testing center. This usually entails a high fee and a day off of work. In addition, you can only take the test at certain times of the year. If you are looking for a way to get your high school education online, you should look into getting a high school equivalency diploma.
A high school equivalency diploma is just like a GED. A GED is usually pursued by someone who leaves high school prematurely. There are many reasons why people do this. Girls having babies is the main reason why people today leave high school. Other reasons include gang violence in the school and even students who have to go to work to help out their families. Not all young people in the United States are afforded the luxury of being able to attend high school full time. Some are forced to drop out and seek employment to help out with bad economical situations at home.
A GED is a General Education Diploma. In order to get this, you have to usually take a class that is offered at your local community college or high school. The classes are offered at certain times,. They do have night classes for those who work during the day. Once you complete the course, you have to take the GED test. This entails taking a test in a classroom setting. When you pass the test, you receive your GED.
When you look for a job, you have to put down that you earned your GED on your resume. Some employers look favorably upon this as a sign that you were serious about bettering yourself and pursuing your high school education on your own. Others, however, wonder why you dropped out of high school in the first place. This can prejudice them against giving you the job. You are almost better off to put down that you graduated from high school instead of the GED. But you cannot lie.
By getting a high school equivalency diploma online, you can actually put down that you got a high school diploma without lying on your resume. Even better, unlike the GED where you have to study and take the test on campus, you can earn your high school equivalency diploma strictly online. This makes it not only better for your resume, but easier and more convenient. While you cannot test for the GED online, you can test for the high school equivalency diploma online, which is basically the same thing - getting your high school diploma.
If you have left high school for whatever reason, you will find that you can get more job opportunities if you have a high school degree. However, you may not have the time or the energy to travel to a classroom to study for your GED. If this is the case, you should consider getting your high school equivalency diploma online.
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John Adams Virtual High School (JAVS) is an accredited online private high school. JAVS issues accredited general studies and college preparatory high school diplomas to high school students and adults who fulfill their academic requirements. JAVS does not administer, provide or issue a GED® test, testing program or credential. An official GED test, testing program and/or GED credential is not available online from any school. JAVS is not affiliated or associated in any way with the American Council on Education. GED® and GED TESTING SERVICE® are registered trademarks owned by the American Council on Education.