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Graduate Stories

  • July - Rabila M.

    “English is my second language, so it was tough at first. Taking the GED Ready practice tests really helped me gain the confidence to pass the GED.”

  • June - John H.

    “With the GED, I can go to college and have a career.”

  • May - Paul V.

    “After leaving a very negative high school environment, achieving the GED on my own was life-changing. Now I’m the co-founder of a non-profit that helps others get their GED credential.”

  • April - Michelle A.

    “As a young mom, I had to quit high school to work and provide for my child. Getting my GED meant long days, but I’m glad I pulled through and can now pursue my career dreams.”

  • March - Bailey G.

    “As a teenager, I lost both of my parents and took on caring for my younger siblings. My own education and future seemed out of reach until I found the GED.”

  • Shantelle

    “I questioned whether or not I was smart enough to complete the GED program and whether I could persevere through it.”

  • Luiz

    “The challenge I faced while getting my GED was the language. I didn't speak English and had to learn and am still learning.”

  • Alondra

    “People who didn't believe in me is what motivated me. I wanted to prove to them that I could do it and that I could do more.”

  • Eduardo

    “When I passed my GED test it was just an amazing feeling. I knew I had accomplished something I put so much work toward.”

  • Ashley

    “I realized without an education I would not get a better job so I had to take those next steps toward getting an education.”

  • Marquita

    “The biggest motivation had to be my kids. I wanted something better for them. Having dead-end jobs was just not enough.”

  • Ellie

    “I just remember my grandma always saying how important education was, so I decided to get my GED.”