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I’m a teen

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Attend a teen program




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Research a homework assignment

HSPLS pays for nearly 100 licensed collections with content that is not freely available on the internet. Get homework help using our curated list specifically for teens.

Prepare for an entrance exam

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Gale’s Testing and Education Reference Center offers a variety of courses to help you prepare for various equivalency and entrance exams including…

  • GED
  • SAT / ACT
  • GRE’s / LSAT’s
  • TOEFL / TOEIC

Prepare yourself for college

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Gale offers a free set of courses to help you get your math and science skills ready for college. Go to the catalog and select “College Readiness.”

Prepare for career exams

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Gale’s Testing and Education Reference Center also helps you train for the tests you will need to pass for a variety of careers from fire fighter to air traffic controller.