GED: General Educational Development
The GED is alternative to the US A-level test, HSC, New Zealand’s NCEA, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and other higher secondary credentials. Its internationally recognized qualification to complete your Higher Secondary Certificate.
The GED exam comprise of 4 subjects, broken into separate exams:
- Mathematical Reasoning
- Reasoning Through Language Arts
- Social Studies
Its not compulsory to write all 4 exams at once, this allows you complete the HSC at your own pace.
According to GED official website; "97% of universities and colleges in the United States and Canada accept the GED. Please check directly with the one(s) you are applying to for exact requirements."