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General Educational Development (GED)

We asked 15,191 job seekers about their General Educational Development (GED). This is what they told us:

  • 49% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their General Educational Development (GED)
  • 73% said earning their General Educational Development (GED) helped them make more money
  • 82% said earning their General Educational Development (GED) helped them get a job
  • 95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their General Educational Development (GED)

What are people saying about getting a General Educational Development (GED)?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 14,456 responses

73% said earning their General Educational Development (GED) helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 14,459 responses

82% said earning their General Educational Development (GED) helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 14,471 responses

95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their General Educational Development (GED)

Why did you decide to earn your General Educational Development (GED)?

Based on 15,191 responses

Required for my current job

15%

Make more money

23%

Changing careers

10%

Get an edge over other candidates

8%

Help my career progression

49%

Other

36%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 5,799 responses

Customer Service Representative View jobs

6%

Nursing Assistant View jobs

3%

High School Teacher View jobs

3%

Forklift Operator View jobs

3%

Customer Service Associate / Cashier View jobs

3%

What do people wish they knew before earning their General Educational Development (GED)?

5,980 people answered

“That I should have started the process sooner.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“I wish I know how to learn at a faster pace. And was able to stay focus in school.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“That I needed to have my grades up in all the years I was in school.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“How much of an impact it can really make in your life.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“I wish I had completed this sooner.”

Dec. 31, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their General Educational Development (GED)?

6,676 people answered

“You have to know that this is what you wanna do to Better yourself.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“It’s basic knowledge as long as you pay attention you can pass it.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“Do it never give up on yourself it’s well worth it.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“You have to work hard and keep your grades up to earn it.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“Determination, focus, concentration, discipline.”

Dec. 31, 2019

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