Preparing for the PRAXIS I/Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST)
Best time to take the PPST
New Freshmen--During or shortly after the first year of enrollment
(i.e. summer after the freshman year)
Advanced Students--as soon as possible
Information about the Test and Testing Locations
Contact the UW-L Counseling and Testing Center, 1st Floor Wilder
Visit the ETS Website: http://www.ets.org/praxis/prxwi.html
*You may take the PPST at any location which offers the test
Preparing for the Test
- See the ETS PRAXIS Series Test at a Glance information: http://www.ets.org/praxis/prxwi.html
- Work through a PPST Study Manual--available from most booksellers and at Murphy Library
- Receive tutoring from a counselor--contact the UW-L Counseling and Testing Center
- Satisfactory completion of the following courses may assist with preparation for the PPST--ENG 110, MTH 050/051/150, ENG 303/306
- Take advantage of any options made available for students with a disability or in the TRIO program
What if I do not pass the test or a section of the test?
- Revisit the strategies for preparation listed above (If at first you don't succeed, try, try again)
- If you have passed two sections of the PPST and have failed the third section twice, see the the Assistant to the Dean to discuss your situation.
- Consult with the Disability Resource Services office to determine whether a disability might be involved--165 Murphy Library, 785-6900.