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What Is Degree Blogger?

We help students in their college decision making process by providing useful tools and resources for free so they can get high scores on their exams and the best results in college.

I never graduated from high school, what do I do?

Many people take alternative programs like the GED to get their high school equivalency if they didn’t finish. Degree Blogger doesn’t provide the GED, but we have information you can read about under the certificate category.

Why is Degree Blogger useful?

With increased postsecondary enrollment, and ascending student debt, some people wonder whether getting an undergraduate degree makes a difference. If everyone has a Bachelor’s degree, does it really matter if you have one or not? Research shows that people with a basic undergraduate degree make significantly more money over their lifetime than those with no post-secondary. Degree holders historically do better in periods of recession, facing lower unemployment rates than non-degree holders. Although having a bachelor’s degree will not guarantee you a job, having a degree will certainly help you find one, and ensure you get paid more.

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How do I know if I’m Eligible For A Degree?

Although Degree eligibility varies by region, generally, students 18+ years old who aren’t enrolled in high

school are eligible. You must have been out of school for at least 10 consecutive months and you must

be in deficit of the credits required to graduate in your region.

Reasons To Get A Degree?

Unsure of whether a Degree is for you? Here are some reasons people decide to pursue their Degree:

  • To gain better employment;
  • To qualify for a better job;
  • To get a promotion;
  • To apply for educational and training institutions,
  • For personal satisfaction.

These are just a few of the reasons why getting your Degree certification is right for you. As long as you’re prepared, a Degree can open possibilities for you in career, education, and quality of life. We can help you feel as prepared as possible so that you can begin to pursue the life you envision for yourself.

What Skills To Prepare Before Pursuing A Degree?

A good starting point is passing the GED. This will show you have the basic skills to pursue your degree. The GED again is available as an high school equivalency. A GED consists of five different test categories: Language Arts—Writing Test, Social Studies, Science, Language Arts—Reading Test and Mathematics.

There is an essay writing portion but most portions of the test consist of multiple choice questions. The tests measure the ability to understand and apply information; to evaluate, analyze, and draw conclusions; and to express ideas and opinions in writing. If this sounds overwhelming, don’t worry! GED preparatory courses are available in person and online to help you feel like you’re prepared and knowledgeable in what’s expected and what’s required.

Testing is usually divided into two days with short breaks between each test. Language Arts tests are typically administered on the first day with mathematics, social studies, and science topics covered on the second day.

Accommodations & Disabilities For Degrees?

A Degree is accessible to all kinds of students. Special tests are available in French, English, and other languages depending on your region. There are large-print options available as well as audio recordings for those with physical disabilities.

Considerations may also be made for students with learning disabilities and psychological disabilities. If you’re wondering whether you can get assistance in consideration of your disability, contact us and we can help you find an official testing center that can accommodate your needs.

Application Processes?

Whether you’re writing your GED tests for the first time, you’re rewriting portions of the test, or you have accommodations you’d like considered for your testing experience, there will be applications to fill out. We’ve got you covered and will help you make sure you have the required documentation to qualify for testing.

Are online classes/courses any good?

With the rise of the internet, online classes have become more popular. As the increase of online classes become available, the wide range of quality content provided by these classes are also increasing.

Online classes may not be for everyone, as it may require working at home rather then going in-person for a class. Online classes can be useful for parents or adults who don’t have the time for in-person classes.

What types of degrees are there? What should I choose?

There are many types of degree including the following:

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS), Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T.), Bachelor of Nursing Science (B.Sc.N.), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.), Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (B.S.N.D.), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Bachelor of Journalism (B.A.J.), Bachelor of Arts or Science in Psychology (B.A.Psy. or B.Sc.Psy.), and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.).

The degree you decide to pursue will depend on the type of program or topic of education you enroll in. A bachelor of arts will be a different area of study compared to a bachelor of journalism.

Best Test-taking Advice?

Although you must take your GED test in person, there are all kinds of preparatory options available to you to suit your individual needs.

Preparatory courses are available in person, in group classes, through individual tutoring, and online. You can also choose to study on your own, with the guidance of GED preparatory resources like books, software, apps, and videos. There’s a lot of information out there, and it can be difficult to find the best option for you. That’s where we can help. We have information on the latest resources and course offerings in your region and can help guide you to the right fit for you.

Test-taking may also be done in groups. If your organization or employer has more than one individual needing to upgrade their credentials, we can help you set up a group-test in your area.

What Is a GED?

If you did not complete high school or did not receive a high school diploma, the GED offers you the same opportunities as high school graduates. General Educational Development (GED) is a series of four subject tests. Sometimes referred to as Adult Basic Education (ABE), many post-secondary institutions offer programs to get credit recognition for current or past work skills. By passing GED testing, you will receive certification that you have high-school equivalent academic skills. In today’s competitive workforce, high-school graduation is a prerequisite for many desirable jobs. If you are interested in post-secondary education, most schools won’t consider applicants who don’t have their high school diploma or equivalent. Don’t let your past hold you back from pursuing the career of your dreams!

Originally developed to allow military personnel returning to the workforce an opportunity to prove their academic competency in order to have the credentials to hold civilian jobs, the GED has opened doors for many.

Can Degree Blogger get you your GED?

Unfortunately, we don’t provide any services to get your GED. Degree Blogger was created to help provide information and resources to help you learn more about curtain education topics. As we are an information site, we don’t provide any explicit services like actually providing the GED certificate.

Are there any additional resources for GED/High School Diploma?

The official https://ged.com/ provides much more in-depth information about the GED. Visit there to learn more about the full GED and its process/details.

How to enroll or become a student?

To enroll or become a student in a school/program, you typically must apply and possibly give additional information like previous grades or university experience. You also may be charged money for the application fee. Fees are specified individually depending on what school you were planning on attending.