GED And Military As A Career Option

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Students who are tired of High School believe a GED is better and then want to go into the Military. This article discuses the military's stance is on students who get a GED instead of a diploma.


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  • 1. 
    Which branch of the military does not take students who complete a GED?
    • A. 

      Army

    • B. 

      Navy

    • C. 

      Marines

    • D. 

      Coast Guard

  • 2. 
    Which branch has a special track, the GED-Plus Enlistment Program, for disadvantaged young people who possess neither a high school diploma nor a GED.
    • A. 

      Navy

    • B. 

      Army

    • C. 

      Marines

    • D. 

      Air Force

  • 3. 
    A reason that the military does not like to take students is:
    • A. 

      Because they are more expensive to train.

    • B. 

      Because they have criminal records.

    • C. 

      Because they can't get parential permission

    • D. 

      Because they tend to have more problems with authority and sticking with commitments

  • 4. 
    What percentage of the military have a GED?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      17%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      15%

  • 5. 
    A GED does put a person at a disadvantage, but
    • A. 

      The disavantages are life-long and self defeating

    • B. 

      The disadvantage isn't necessarily life-long if the individual is willing to put shoulder to grindstone

    • C. 

      The advantages out weigh the disadvantages.

    • D. 

      There are no advantages or disavanates.