Preparing for the Tests

Test objectives. The content knowledge assessed on each PLACE test is described in a set of test objectives. Studying the test objectives is the first step in preparing to take the PLACE tests.

PLACE study guides. Each field-specific study guide includes test objectives, practice questions, and test preparation suggestions.

NES® Prep expanded study guides and NES® Practice tests are stand-alone resources aligned to national academic and professional standards. Both address objectives and content similar to what you may experience on a PLACE test and may provide a helpful additional resource for preparation.

Test preparation video. This video gives a general overview of test preparation and test-taking strategies.

All preparation materials can be accessed from the Home page of the PLACE website by selecting "Preparation Materials."