Are a high school diploma and GED the same?

The GED is a high school equivalency diploma, so you can use it to apply to college or for a job resume, just like you would with a high school diploma. More than 98 percent of schools in the United States accept the GED, including community colleges, universities, and private schools.

Is a homeschool diploma the same as a highschool diploma?

If you’re wondering whether your homeschooled student can receive a high school diploma, the answer is yes! As the parent, you prescribe your child’s course of study and you can present a diploma that indicates he or she has successfully completed it.

Should I dropout of high school and get my GED?

If you still have the option to finish high school, you should. More than 40% of people who drop out of high school do it at least partially because they think the GED will be easier. And in some ways, it is. Employers and admissions offices know that, too.

Does Harvard University accept GED?

The simple answer is YES, Harvard accepts GED® graduates. The fact of the matter is that Harvard does not require any high school or GED diploma for admittance.

Is the GED test easy?

The GED® test is hard because it is very time-pressured. But if you prepare with good resources, the GED is quite easy. The GED test gives you limited time (from 70 to 150 minutes, depending on the subject) for around 35-40 questions per subject. The GED test is also easy because it is NOT tricky.

Should I just get a GED?

In comparison to no diploma at all, it’s a good idea to earn a GED. In comparison to a regular high school diploma, a GED will make you look slightly less qualified to some employers and colleges. If you have the ability and opportunity to do so, I strongly recommend going back to school and finishing your courses.

What percentage of high school dropouts get their GED?

Roughly 30%of white dropouts go on to earn a GED, 20% of black dropouts and 10% of Latino dropouts. But a caveat is that U.S. born Hispanics fare just about equal to black students–about 21% of native-born have a GED, versus 5% of foreign-born Hispanics.

What percentage of high school dropouts end up in jail?

Over 80 percent of the incarcerated population is high school dropouts — making this an issue that truly impacts every member of the community. Numbers are higher for dropouts of color; 22 percent of people jailed in the U.S. are black males who are high school dropouts.