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What happened to the GED?

Posted on Dec 14, 2017 in Uncategorized

We tend to use the phrase GED to mean high school equivalency, but really that’s a brand name like Kleenex or Coke.  As a Missouri resident HiSET is the only high school equivalency option for you. Why the change?  When GED announced a price hike, the state started to look at other options.  HiSET costs less for test takers and offers a well-designed sign up portal and a few other nice features.  In theory HiSET is supposed to be gradually changing to closer match the Common Core Standards used in high schools.  In 2014 Missouri dropped the GED and chose the HiSET for high school...

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