Stevens-Henager College Assists Those Without High School Diploma with GED(R) Test Tutoring Program

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  • Boise City, ID (1888PressRelease) August 09, 2011 - Stevens-Henager College announced today the statewide launch of its GED Test tutoring program. GED Test tutoring is now available at all Stevens-Henager College campus locations, including Boise, Idaho Falls, and Nampa. The tutoring program is offered at no cost and has been developed to bring enrollees without a diploma a step closer to their dream jobs, by helping them earn the GED credential required to start college.

    A GED Academy article shows that 39 million Americans do not have a high school diploma1; the tutoring program's goal is to assist some of that number in obtaining their GED certificate. A GED can be regarded as the critical first step in one's journey to gain the real-world knowledge and skills necessary to start a career in today's marketplace.

    Stevens-Henager College GED Test tutoring includes the following benefits:

    • Knowledgeable instructors
    • Flexible tutoring hours
    • Individual attention
    • Complimentary study tools
    • Motivational support system
    • Targeted practice exams
    • GED Test registration assistance

    As an additional benefit, when students are ready to take their GED Test, Stevens-Henager College will cover the cost of their test fee.

    The program was launched in 2009 at the Stevens-Henager Provo/Orem campus in Utah. Due to the popularity of the program, all Stevens-Henager campus and satellite campus locations in Idaho and Utah (Ogden/West Haven-main, Logan-branch, Salt Lake City/Murray-branch, St. George-branch, Layton-satellite of Ogden/West Haven and Lehi-satellite of Provo/Orem) as well as their affiliates in Arizona (CollegeAmerica Flagstaff-main and Phoenix-branch), California (California College San Diego-main, National City-satellite of CCSD), Colorado (CollegeAmerica Denver-main, Colorado Springs-branch, and Fort Collins-branch), and Wyoming (CollegeAmerica Cheyenne-branch) will now offer GED Test tutoring.

    "U.S. Census Bureau data2 shows that unemployment rates are tied directly to levels of educational attainment," said Jaime Davis, Training and Project Development, Stevens-Henager College Boise. "The data shows that more than 15 percent of people without a high school diploma are unemployed. We are pleased to expand our school's offerings to include GED Test tutoring and help people take the next step in their education."

    Students can be tutored in all the GED Test areas, including English, Social Studies, Science, and Math. For more information, visit The GED Test program is a community service and is not an accredited program.

    About Stevens-Henager College®
    Stevens-Henager College (which includes Independence University®) and its affiliates CollegeAmerica® and California College San Diego have twenty locations across the western United States, working to help make a better career more accessible. Stevens-Henager College's degree programs are designed to produce highly trained and skilled graduates prepared for a wide range of job opportunities. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and offering programs in business, information technology, graphic arts, and healthcare, the college continues to pride itself on providing quality education to generations of students. For more information, visit

    1) GED Academy Articles. "What Does the GED Measure?" February 11, 2008.
    2) United States Census Bureau, Current Population Survey. "Mean Earnings by Highest Degrees Earned: 2008." Table 228.

    Kavitha Thimmaiah
    kthimmaiah ( @ ) csg-pr dot com

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