Blog : high school equivalency


Success Story: Mother Breaks the Cycle By Achieving HSE

Rosemarie dropped out of school in the 10th grade and her mother’s education ended at 4th. She knew that if she wanted to break the cycle for her children, she had to make a change. “You need to believe in yourself,” she said. “If you don’t, who will?” Rosemarie knows
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High School Equivalency Credentials: A Closer Look at the TASC®

If you didn’t finish high school, you can still demonstrate that you have the same skills and knowledge as a high school graduate through a test. This test is called a high school equivalency (HSE) credential. For many years, Ohio only offered the GED® exam, but in 2017, the Ohio
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High School Equivalency Credentials: A Closer Look at the HiSET®

If you didn’t finish high school, you can still demonstrate that you have the same skills and knowledge as a high school graduate through a test. This test is called a high school equivalency (HSE) credential. For many years, Ohio only offered the GED® exam, but in 2017, the Ohio
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Avid Readers Perform Better On High School Equivalency Tests

~ 30-Minutes A Day Is All It Takes ~ Want to be successful on your GED®, TASC®, or HiSET® high school equivalency test? One of the best ways to do that is by becoming a “reader.” There’s no shortage of research that demonstrates readers have higher vocabularies and tend to
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The 4 Steps in the Writing Process

~ There Is No Magic Pencil ~ When I was in school, the boy who sat next to me said he believed my pencil was magic. From the moment my pencil hit the paper, the words would flow. Meanwhile, he would stare at the page for what seemed like eternity
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Tutor Spotlight

Tutor Spotlight: Connecting with Adult Learners Through Math

“People think you need to be a teacher or retired educator to tutor here, but you don’t,” Dolores Kirn says of the common misconception about volunteers at Seeds. Tutors just need to have patience, compassion, a desire to help, and at least a high school equivalent. “I’m terrible at English,”
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Defining Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Jargon Used In Adult Education

~Understanding the Adult Ed Alphabet Soup~ Most people have childhood memories of letter-shaped SpaghettiOs® or alphabet soup, quick, and inexpensive warm meals served by busy parents.  But as adults, the term “alphabet soup” takes on a far less nostalgic meaning. LOL. IDK. IRS. APB. GED. RTA. Technology has changed the
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Math Boot Camp a Success for Students Struggling with Higher Math

Students typically begin their high school equivalency studies with Language Arts and end with Math. “Math tends to give students the most trouble,” explains Shabreese Murphy, site coordinator for Seeds West. “We have a large number of students who only have their Math test left and they’re becoming frustrated that
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