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HSED vs GED
There are many reasons a person may opt for a HSED, or high school equivalency diploma, instead of a GED (general education development). The first one is convenience. The HSED on line classes offered are geared towards individuals who do not have time to commit to a scheduled classroom environment. By achieving the HSED on line the student can work at their own pace. They are not confined to a set structure.
Another reason the student may prefer the HSED on line classes instead of the GED program is because the student is also able to sit for his or her SAT and ACT tests. This is perfect for a student who plans to further their education by going on to college or university. Most higher education facilities recognize the non-traditional student is a vital part of the campus community. The colleges and universities are willing to accept the transcripts from the accredited HSED on line program for enrollment purposes.
With the demands of the job market the GED is almost considered a necessity to even be considered for a job. However a potential employee with a GED versus the applicant with the HSED on line degree is generally passed over. The HSED is considered more of a high school diploma and is generally more widely accepted. This is another reason the student may prefer to obtain the HSED instead of the GED.
The student can access the HSED on line. The GED is not offered on line because each state issues it's own GED test. The testing times for the GED may not coincide with the schedules of some students. The HSED on line testing centers can be accessed at any time by any student. This is another reason a person may choose the HSED on line classes instead of the GED program.
Whether a person is obtains their GED or the HSED, the fact they are finishing their education is to be commended. The HSED on line program allows the student flexibility in scheduling. They can work around prior commitments or work schedules.
There are many students who have opted for a distance learning program for a variety of reasons. It may be physical limitations or health issues which have kept the student out of the traditional classroom. There could have been mental health issues which would not allow the student to learn in a conventional learning center or school. Some students can not be distracted at all when trying to learn. By utilizing the HSED on line classroom there are no distractions. There are no limitations. The student can learn at their own pace. They can study the same courses offered in a traditional high school.
The student can also take the SAT and ACT college entry tests while attending HSED on line classes. This will allow them to further their academic studies by enrolling in the college or university of their choice. The non-traditional student is becoming more and more recognized at institutions of higher learning. Many home schooled students obtain their high school diplomas through the HSED on line programs. These students are then accepted into college and go on to earn a degree in what ever field they have chosen as their major.
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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.