Navigating College Admission Tests

A PRESENTATION FOR FAMILIES AT BELLARMINE, JUSTIN-SIENA, NOTRE DAME, AND PRESENTATION HIGH SCHOOLS

DATE & TIME

Wednesday, October 21st, 6:30p.m. Pacific

REGISTRATION

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

DESCRIPTION

Please join us for a thoughtful and pragmatic discussion of college admission testing that will be useful to students and parents alike.

Hear the latest key 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
  • 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 for your testing and test prep
  • Scope of test prep and expectations for improvement

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Bruce graduated from Colby College and has served in leadership roles in education for more than 20 years. Bruce founded our Northern California office in 2004 where he continues to serve as its hands-on leader while also guiding our Southern California team in his broader role as Compass’ Executive Director. Bruce is recognized throughout the Bay Area and beyond as a visionary and passionate voice in the realm of teaching, testing, and educational development.

Proctored Practice Tests

We offer online proctored practice exams every weekend. The scores will be available within two business days and are a valuable planning tool for families, counselors, and Compass directors. Please fill out the contact form below for more information about taking practice tests with Compass.

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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 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?
  • Should you take SAT Subject Tests?