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Hundreds of South Dakotans take a high school equivalency exam every year. This is the second most common way of earning a high school credential after a high school diploma. In South Dakota, you can take the General Educational Development (GED®) test as a high school equivalency exam.

If you have not completed high school, more education can help you:

• Improve your employability

• Earn higher wages

• Increase your chances at advancement

What is the General Education Development (GED) Test?

The General Educational Development (GED®) Test provides the opportunity to earn a high school equivalency diploma. This credential is recognized as a key to employment opportunities, advancement, further education, and financial rewards.

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