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Navigating College Admission Tests



Wednesday, June 2nd, 6:00 PM Eastern


If you were unable to attend the live presentation, a recording has been posted below.


Please join us for a thoughtful and pragmatic discussion of college admission testing that will be useful to students and parents alike. We will review the recent changes to testing and testing policies, and speculate about further changes.

Hear the latest key insights on the following and more:

  • COVID-19’s sweeping impact on college admission testing
  • The elimination of the SAT Essay and Subject Tests
  • How colleges are responding now and what is unresolved
  • The best way to approach the SAT vs ACT decision
  • The role of test scores in different admissions contexts
  • Finding the optimal timeline for your testing and test prep


Dulcie Head graduated with BAs in Physics and Geology from Pomona College. She then earned her PhD in Geophysics at Stanford, where she served as an award-winning teaching assistant. Dulcie started at Compass as a tutor and now uses her experience to help students and families in her role as director.


Schedule a consultation with a Compass Director

The members of our management team are leading experts in the field of admission testing. They personally lead every aspect of each student’s experience with Compass, including program recommendations, tutor selection, and ongoing guidance. We welcome you to schedule a call with us to review your student’s practice test results and collaborate on a strategy for how best to proceed.

The Compass Resource Center

Download the latest version of…

The Compass Guide to College Admission Testing

…in our comprehensive Resource Center. Get answers to the most important questions, including:

  • How competitive are your test scores?
  • What is the most effective calendar for testing?
  • What are the implications of ‘test optional’ policies?
  • How do the SAT and ACT compare?
  • How do you interpret PSAT scores?
  • What happened to the SAT Subject Tests?