RESOURCES FOR EDUCATION: How to get a GED: A Step by Step Process

The General Educational Development (GED) exam was developed by the American Council on Education to assess adult learners’ academic preparedness for a high school equivalency diploma. Although the GED isn’t the same as a high school diploma, it’s accepted by many employers and postsecondary schools as the equivalent of a traditional diploma. Revised in 2014, the GED exam must now be taken on a computer. Whether you’re ready to take the test soon or need additional preparation first, click here for five helpful steps for getting a GED.