Adults - Stay with it - Getting your GED leads to a more successful future!


Over a lifetime, a person with a high school diploma or GED® will earn $300,000 more than a high school dropout. And a college graduate will earn more than $1 million than a high school dropout. Here are few more good reasons why you should stay with it:

  • High school dropouts are more likely to be unemployed and three times as likely to be in poverty.
  • On average, high school graduates earn $9,500 more per year than dropouts.
  • Parents are a powerful educational role model. Your attitudes and action toward education set the tone for your children.
  • Increased education has a positive effect on health status.

The big lesson here? Do it now for the personal satisfaction of completing your high school credential and opening the door to better careers and higher wages.