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How to Write Top-Scoring Praxis Core Essays

The essay portion of Praxis Core can feel like the most intimidating part of this three-test series. Appearing at the end of the Praxis Core Writing Assessment, the two Praxis Core essays are graded subjectively on a rubric. There is no clearly right or wrong answer, and the usual multiple choice strategies you could apply […]

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10 Praxis Core Writing Tips

Praxis Core Writing has a more complicated structure than the other Praxis Core exams. Unlike Math and Reading, Core Writing has both multiple choice questions and constructed response questions. Not only that, but it has four different types of multiple choice questions (Usage, Sentence Correction, Revision in Context, and Research). And it has two different […]

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Parallelism in Praxis Core Writing

In Praxis Writing, you’ll be asked to catch and correct written errors. Grammar errors on the Praxis are easy to spot and change—rules for things like subject-verb agreement, sentence structure, and so on are usually pretty cut and dry. Correcting writing style is a little harder. Writing in a “good” style is not as simple […]

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Introduction to the Praxis Core Writing Test

The Praxis Core is made up of math, reading and writing tests. The Praxis Core Writing Test has two parts: the selected response questions and the two essays. For Praxis writing, I’ll cover the selected response questions first and then overview the essays. The Selected Response Questions The first 40 question on the Praxis Writing […]

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