Office of Continuing & Professional Education

Praxis Test Prep: Live-Online and On-Campus

Praxis—Move toward a teaching career!

Trying to get into a teacher preparation or certification program? The Praxis® Core Test is required or accepted for admission into many teacher prep programs and for teacher certification in most states.

Prepare for the Praxis® Core Test with the only Praxis Prep Class in Wilmington, NC sponsored by UNCW.

We will help you improve your skills, confidence, and score, all of which increase your chance of admission into the teacher preparation program of your choice!

Receive expert classroom instruction on the Core Math or Core Verbal sections of the Praxis. This comprehensive course includes a review of the concepts tested on the Praxis and prepares you for the questions typically seen on this test.

The Praxis Core Prep Course includes expert instruction, a proven format, all required course materials, and online support resources in one convenient, affordable package.

Praxis Core Math Prep Courses On Campus

Praxis prep course schedule.
Start Date End Date Meeting Dates Days Times Register
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Praxis Core Math Prep Courses Live Online

Praxis prep course schedule.
Start Date End Date Meeting Dates Days Times Register
07/22/2020 08/05/2020 7/22, 7/27, 7/29,
8/3, 8/5
Mon, Wed 7 PM - 10 PM Enroll Now
10/29/2020 11/12/2020 10/29, 11/3, 11/5,
11/10, 11/12
Tues, Thurs 7 PM - 10 PM Enroll Now

Praxis Core Verbal Prep Courses Live-Online

Praxis live-online course schedule.
Start Date End Date Meeting Dates Days Times Register
08/12/2020 08/24/2020 8/12, 8/17,
8/19, 8/24
Mon, Wed 7 PM - 9:30 PM Enroll Now

UNCW Praxis Core Prep Courses Offer:

Expert Instructors: Our test-prep instructors are highly trained professionals. Our experienced instructors know the Praxis and care about helping you achieve your goal.

Proven Strategies: UNCW’s curriculum was developed by test-prep experts, who have years of experience writing exam questions and preparing students for success.

Superior Materials: The Praxis Core Prep Class includes a course workbook that provides topic review, strategy modeling, and sample questions for practice.

Online Support: Our online support package for Praxis classes includes access to recordings of all class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, targeted skills practice, and online office hours. Access to online resources continues for 30 days after your last day of class, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over.

Convenient Scheduling: Live-online classes provide alternative schedules and the added benefit of taking the class from anywhere in the world.

Value: The course fee includes all course materials, access to online resources, and instruction from a trained professional who cares about your success.

Choose the Format That Works for You!

Praxis Core Test Prep classes are offered on-campus in Wilmington and live-online, giving you the option to choose the format and schedule that works best for you. Our classroom programs give you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting.

Math Course Information

Topics Include:

  • Strategies for determining what the question is asking
  • Approaches to math questions presented in abstract form
  • Tactics for translating difficult real-world word problems into algebraic expressions or equations
  • Review of the mathematical concepts tested on the Praxis Core Math

Praxis Core Math Prep Class Syllabus

Praxis math class syllabus.

Session 1:

Overview; Decimals; Relative Value and Number Lines

Session 2:

Evaluating Expressions; Equations and Inequalities

Session 3:

Fractions, Rates, and Percents; Graphs

Session 4:

Geometry; Probability and Statistics; Word Problems

Verbal Course Information

Topics Include:

  • Recognizing and correcting written communication errors that typically appear on the test
  • Correctly using and citing outside resources in research essays
  • Writing an organized, coherent essay in a limited time
  • Skimming longer passages for key information
  • Scanning for key words in passages to locate relevant information
  • Identifying and answering the types of reading comprehension questions that typically appear on the test

Praxis Core Verbal Prep Class Syllabus

Praxis verbal prep class syllabus.

Session 1:

Reading comprehension overview; Skimming and answering global questions

Session 2:

Local questions; Logic questions

Session 3:

Errors in writing: Writing conventions

Session 4:

Writing conventions (cont.); Argumentative Essay; Research Essay

About Our Program

UNCW’s Test Prep program is a partner with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps thousands of students at major colleges and universities across the United States prepare for standardized testing. Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly trained, top-quality instructors.