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Getting the most out of your GED in your work life
Reaping a few more personal benefits from your GED
Passing the GED test makes life more rewarding because it opens doors that you may not have even known were closed. You’ve probably already figured out why you want your GED; if not, this chapter shares ten great advantages the GED can give you.
Many employers want to see a high-school diploma or its equivalent before they even consider giving you a job. In fact, a high-school diploma is often used as a screening tool for interviews. A GED allows you to jump this hurdle. It shows potential employers that you’ve mastered skills equal to most high-school graduates. This accomplishment can help you get an interview, and, when the interviewer sees how brilliant you are, it can help you get a job. And to make that process easier for you, the GED Testing Service will automatically link your results to your transcript. After you send your results to an employer or college, it can link to a complete transcript and description of your achievements.