Chemistry Praxis

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  1. Pi-R-Squared

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    I'm scheduled to take the Chemistry Praxis next week. Any last minute/week advice because I'm almost going in cold! I bought the online test to do some quick review but that's about it.
     
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    Were you a Chem major? I would definitely review organic nomenclature.
     
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    I graduated with a chem. eng. degree a long time ago.
     
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    Eh, you're probably fine. I thought the test did a good job of going through a general chem book, college level of course.
     
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    Leaf through an AP Chemistry book or website.
     
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    I would recommend http://www.chemteam.info/ChemTeamIndex.html

    Just review the topics that seem rusty to you. I don't know how the Praxis compares to the test we take in Texas, but I only minored in chemistry and had little trouble with it.
     
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    Feb 18, 2017 at 1:27 PM

    UPDATE: I purchased the online practice test while registering for the test.

    I answered 80 out of 125 correct. 64%.
    Not bad considering minimal study and preparation....

    Passing score in my state is 150.
     
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    Feb 21, 2017 at 8:26 AM

    Yay! Today is Chemistry Praxis Test Day! Wish me luck!
     
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    PASSED!
     
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    Congratulations! Is this to get a teaching license or are you adding another content area?
     
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    Adding to my math credentials.
     
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    Feb 21, 2017 at 5:06 PM

    Can't say I'm surprised that you passed, Pi, but I'm delighted to vongratulate you.
     

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