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Author's Note: How the GED Test Works

Because the GED test price is undergoing a dramatic price increase, it's important to remind prospective test takers that a plethora of free study resources can be found online or through community literacy organizations. A good first step? Go to the local library and ask a librarian for GED prep materials and resources.

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