Praxis I, PPST

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Hungry Minds, 2001 - Study Aids - 338 pages
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The CliffsTestPrep series offers full–length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test–taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps.

CliffsTestPrep Praxis I: PPST, 3rd Edition, shows you how to boost your scores on all sections of the PPST (Pre–Professional Skills Test). Because the PPST requires you to use some basic skills that you may not have used in many years, thorough preparation is the key to doing your best. Researched and developed by leading test preparation experts and instructors, this guide presents you with materials, techniques, and strategies currently being used in test prep programs in many colleges and universities. Inside, you′ll find

  • A general overview of the exam and format, as well as basic overall strategies for taking the text
  • Analyses of the exam areas, including suggested approaches with samples
  • A mathematics review, with explanations of important terminology
  • Tips on avoiding some of the most common grammar and usage errors
  • Three full–length practice tests with answers and in–depth explanations

This guide can help you develop the most time–efficient study plan you can for taking the PPST. Through out this book, you′ll review subjects such as

  • Reading comprehension and interpreting what you read
  • The difference between adverbs and adjectives
  • Subject–verb agreement and punctuation
  • Common math symbols and terms
  • Basic arithmetic, such as fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers
  • Algebra and geometry concepts, including factors and angles

With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you′ll feel at home in any standardized–test environment! (For additional help, be sure to visit the Test Prep Think Tank for free online resources.) 

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Introduction to the PPST
Introduction to the Mathematics Test

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Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

About the Author Jerry Bobrow, PhD, is a national authority in the field of test preparation. As executive director of Bobrow Test Preparation Services, he has been administering the test preparation programs at over 25 California institutions for the past 27 years. Dr. Bobrow has authored over 30 national best-selling test preparation books, and his books and programs have assisted over two million test-takers. Each year, Dr. Bobrow personally lectures to thousands of students on preparing for graduate, college, and leacher credentialing exams.

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