Testing and Education Reference Center

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Welcome to the Milligan College Library's online tutorial: Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)!

What is this box?

This is an online guide that will introduce you to the Milligan College Library resources in real time on a live webpage.

Move through the guide by using the arrows at the bottom of the box.

Use the actual webpage to complete the guide activities.

What is Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)?

TERC is a collection of resources, including practice tests and study ebooks, for many standardized graduate and professional entrance exams provided by the Peterson's Company. Just some of the tests that TERC can help you prepare for include:

Graduate Entrance Exams:


Professional Entrance Exams:

NCLEX (Nursing)
PANCE (Physician Assistant)
Praxis (Education)

and more.

How do I get to TERC?

Depending on your device, you will see a black horizontal bar across the top of the page. This is the universal menu bar for the site. You may need to pop out choices from the bar to see the menu options. Click on the horizontal lines in the black bar.

From the Milligan College Library homepage, hover over (or click the +) RESOURCES. Click on Specialized Resource M-Z. A drop down menu will appear. Click on Testing & Education Reference Center near the bottom of the list.

If you are off-campus, you will be prompted to log in. Use your Milligan Network ID and password, the same one you use for Canvas.

How do I use TERC?

Use the search box at the top of the page to locate test materials.

Type: Praxis

Click "Enter" or the Go button.

There are 2 results. The first is test preparation materials and the second is practice tests.

Click on the one you are interested in viewing. 

You will now have to log in. 

Since this is your first time on the site, you will need to sign up for an account. It is free. Use whatever username and password are easiest for you to remember. (If you have already created a TERC account, you can just log in with your account information).

You can now search for test preparation materials that interest you.

NOTE: TERC usually only has a limited number of sample practice tests. Review the study materials BEFORE taking the practice test.

TERC has rather limited Praxis test materials. Education majors may want to check out this free website with additional materials:


That's a quick introduction to Testing & Education Reference Center. 

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If you have any questions or are not finding the resources you need, please contact the library:

Email: library@milligan.edu

Phone: 423-461-8703

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