As a Path to a Degree, the GED Is Rerouted With Students' Needs in Mind


Sihame Bazi celebrates after graduating from LaGuardia Community College’s GED Bridge to College and Careers Program, which helps aspirants see themselves as college students by offering its GED classes on the campus.
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Shoma Mukherjee had worked in online retail for nearly eight years when she was laid off. Her replacement wasn't any more experienced in furniture sales than she was, but he had something that she didn't: a college degree.

"That hurt me a lot," she...

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