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The state of Minnesota offering new subsidy for GED testing

Minnesota GED test takers will be able to take their first GED test in each subject for free while funding lasts. The state of Minnesota will pay for a tester’s first GED test in each subject using the promo code MNGED30.

This promo code can be used when scheduling tests to be taken between Monday, July 1 and December 31, 2019.  Please note that this subsidy will apply for testers that:

  • Select “Minnesota” as their testing location in;
  • Live in Minnesota;
  • Schedule testing at any non-corrections testing centers in Minnesota and in approved test centers in border communities as requested by local ABE staff in Minnesota; and
  • Use the promo code in their account when scheduling and paying for tests.

If a student does not pass or does not show up for testing, they will not receive the subsidy for the retake tests; they will have to pay the standard retake test price.

Once the subsidy expires or runs out, there will be no state subsidy left and testers will have to pay the full testing fee ($30/first test in each subject or $120 per complete battery). We cannot predict exactly when this subsidy will run out and when it does, the subsidy will automatically shut off through’s system. 

Metro North ABE can help GED candidates prepare for the GED.  These free classes are held at different locations and each location has a different schedule.  For more information you can check out our website or call 763-433-4200.


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