# Is the Praxis Core reading hard?

**Praxis Core**is — in theory — not so

**hard**. The

**Core Reading**,

**Core**Writing, and

**Core**Math tests are designed to test the academic skills you were taught in middle school and high school. You may find it's been a while since you've dealt with

**Praxis Core**-style academics.

Moreover, is the Praxis exam difficult?

Overall, the **Praxis** Core is more rigorous than its predecessor, the **Praxis** I Pre-Professional Skills **Test** (PPST), and effective study strategies are important in order to be successful on **test** day. The **Praxis** Core tests, taken by aspiring teachers, assess content knowledge in reading, writing and mathematics.

**10 Praxis Core Reading Tips**

- Practice reading.
- Practice writing.
- Understand the different question types.
- “Read outward” to find the answers to detail questions.
- Check for main ideas when answering a “whole passage” question.
- Learn to understand vocabulary in context.

Also asked, which is easier Act or Praxis Core?

**Praxis Core** Math and Reading are simply not as challenging as Math and Reading on the SAT or **ACT**. You'll also be asked to do a second personal opinion essay, while the SAT and **ACT** only have one essay. So **Praxis Core** Writing is ultimately not **easier** than a college entrance exam.

Algebra and functions (approximately 1/3 of the exam) covers real-life **math** problems, properties of operations, linear equations, functions, graphing, and modeling. Geometry (approximately 1/5 of the exam) covers geometrical figures, theorem circles, angles, area, surface area, volume, and geometric concepts.