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Praxis I and II Testing

University of  Wisconsin-La Crosse


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 Hall, 785-8073*
Visit the ETS Website:

*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:
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 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

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