High School Diploma or GED

We asked 4,714 job seekers about their High School Diploma or GED. This is what they told us:

  • 45% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their High School Diploma or GED
  • 74% said earning their High School Diploma or GED helped them make more money
  • 83% said earning their High School Diploma or GED helped them get a job
  • 95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their High School Diploma or GED

What are people saying about getting a High School Diploma or GED?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 3,993 responses

74% said earning their High School Diploma or GED helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 3,996 responses

83% said earning their High School Diploma or GED helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 4,008 responses

95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their High School Diploma or GED

Why did you decide to earn your High School Diploma or GED?

Based on 4,714 responses

Required for my current job
16%
Make more money
22%
Changing careers
10%
Get an edge over other candidates
9%
Help my career progression
45%
Other
42%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 1,677 responses

Customer Service Representative View jobs
6%
High School Teacher View jobs
4%
Nursing Assistant View jobs
4%
Customer Service Associate / Cashier View jobs
3%
Warehouse Worker View jobs
3%

What do people wish they knew before earning their High School Diploma or GED?

1,809 people answered

“I knew I needed it to better my life.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“I wish that I had done more research and accomplish more of my goals that I had set in order to have a successful future for me and my children”

Aug. 16, 2019

“I wish I had known how much a high school education meant.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Studies are almost the most important in life because if knowledge is power people should never stop studying”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Studies are almost the most important in life because if knowledge is power people should never stop studying”

Aug. 16, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their High School Diploma or GED?

2,001 people answered

“Go big and go hard for your dreams you only have one life to live so live it to the fullest of your potential”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Focus and don't rely on the social aspects.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“You have to have Your GED if nothing else to succeed in life.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Do not give up you are the only one is the owner of your destiny”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Do not give up you are the only one is the owner of your destiny”

Aug. 16, 2019
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