Approved Language for HiSET® Marketing Communications

Use this approved language on your website to introduce or reference the HiSET® exam. Which language you use will depend on whether the HiSET exam is the only HSE test offered in your state or one of multiple test options.

If the HiSET exam is the only HSE test offered in your state

You're considered a sole provider state, and you should use the following language:

Prior to 2014, there was only one high school equivalency test available, the GED® test. Today, [state name] requires those without a high school diploma to pass the HiSET® exam in order to earn their state-issued high school equivalency credential.

The HiSET exam, developed by Educational Testing Service (ETS), measures the same skills and knowledge required to be a high school graduate.

To learn more about the HiSET exam, including information on test content, free and low-cost preparation materials and practice tests, visit http://hiset.ets.org/test-takers/.

To review [insert state name]’s eligibility requirements to take the HiSET exam, visit [insert HiSET state requirements URL].

Copyright © 2017 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo, MEASURING THE POWER OF LEARNING and HISET are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). GED is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education. 36540

If the HiSET exam is one of multiple HSE tests offered in your state

You’re considered a multiple-option state, and you should use the following language:

Prior to 2014, there was only one test available for those without a high school diploma to earn their high school equivalency credential, the GED® test. Today, [state name] offers test takers the choice of which test they feel most comfortable taking:

  • The HiSET® exam
  • The GED® test (if available)
  • The TASC™ test (if available)

Each of these high school equivalency tests assess the same skills and knowledge in mathematics, science, social studies and language arts, and each earns a test taker the same state-issued high school equivalency credential when successfully completed.

To learn more about the HiSET exam, including information on test content, free and low-cost preparation materials and practice tests, visit http://hiset.ets.org/test-takers/.

To review [insert state name]’s eligibility requirements to take the HiSET exam, visit [insert HiSET state requirements URL].

Copyright © 2017 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo, MEASURING THE POWER OF LEARNING and HISET are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). GED is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education. TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion is a trademark of DRC|CTB. 36540

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