Mercer to Offer Praxis Prep. Workshop
October 21, 2003

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McDonough- On Oct. 25 and Nov. 1, the Regional Academic Center of Mercer University in Henry County will offer preparation workshops for the Praxis I exam.
 
The Oct. 25 workshop will focus on the Praxis I math section. The Nov. 1 workshop will focus on the verbal section of the exam. Both workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new Regional Academic Center of Mercer University in Henry County, 160 Henry Parkway, off exit 218 of I-75.

Registration is required. The cost is $90 per workshop for the general public and $75 per workshop for Mercer students, alumni, faculty and staff. For more information, contact Angie Macon at (678) 547-6501 or macon_am@mercer.edu.
 
The first step to becoming a teacher in Georgia is to take and pass the Praxis I exam. The Praxis I Math Workshop will review the most important concepts of arithmetic, algebra and geometry. In addition, this course will provide participants with all the latest tricks and tips for scoring their highest on this important exam.

The Praxis I Verbal Workshop is designed to give individuals hands-on practice at taking the reading and writing sections of the Praxis. Participants in the workshop will learn a variety of strategies and approaches that will help them tackle reading comprehension and on-the-spot essay writing with confidence. Sample readings, questions and essay prompts will be analyzed. In addition, the instructor will give a refresher of grammar basics.

Founded in 1833, Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta as well as three regional academic centers. With 10 schools and colleges, the University offers programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law and theology.

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