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Navigating College Admission Tests



Wednesday, April 15th, 7:00 PM Central (8pm Eastern, 5pm Pacific)

*Please plan to log in to the webinar 5 minutes early so we can start on time.


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Hear the latest and most essential insights on the following and more:

  • COVID-19’s sweeping impact on college admission testing
    • Test-date disruption and when site-based testing may resume
    • Likelihood of SAT and ACT remote online testing this fall
    • How colleges are responding now and what is unresolved
  • Making the best choice between the SAT and ACT
  • The role of test scores in different admissions contexts
  • Making sense of the subtlety and variety of testing policies
  • Debunking the most pervasive myths about testing
  • Finding the optimal timeline your for testing and test prep
  • Scope of test prep and expectations for improvement


Adam Ingersoll began his career in test prep in 1993 while at the University of Southern California, where he was a student-athlete on the basketball team, worked in the admissions office, and graduated magna cum laude. Now in his third decade guiding families to successful experiences with standardized tests, Adam is recognized as a leading expert on college admission testing and is a popular speaker at higher education conferences and dozens of school events annually. He has provided training on test usage for the admission teams at prominent universities including Caltech, Rochester, and USC.

Schedule a Consultation

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 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?
  • Should you take SAT Subject Tests?