Compass Education Group is a leading provider of tutoring for college admission tests. Blue Ridge School has partnered with Compass to provide on-campus resources and advising to families.
On Saturday, April 6th, rising sophomore and junior parents are invited to attend an on-campus presentation by Compass Senior Director Matt Steiner to learn about the use of standardized tests in the admission process, the current landscape of testing policies, and practical guidance for exam timing and preparation.
“Compass has been an invaluable resource for us for over a decade. Their approach to testing is smart and reasonable. The programs they provide for our families are of the highest quality.”Laura Hotchkiss, Director of Upper SchoolMarlborough School
“Compass is in a class of its own. They help us keep student health and wellness at the center of our program. I am flooded with overtures from test prep companies, but I always come back to the team at Compass.”Canh Oxelson, Director of College CounselingHorace Mann School
Follow-up after the Presentation
Navigating College Admission Tests
On April 6, Compass Senior Director Matt Steiner delivered a presentation to families on the ins and outs of college admission testing. Families who missed the event can download the handouts from this page and are welcome to contact Compass for an individual consultation and guidance. Major topics covered in the presentation included interpretation of PSAT and ACT practice test scores, how to carefully consider the SAT vs ACT decision, the role of Subject Tests, and best practices for calendaring test dates and test prep.
Watch a video recording of a recent testing presentation HERE.
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The Compass Prep App
You can download Compass’ new app by searching for “Compass Prep” in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store or by using the links below. With the Compass Prep app, you can:
- View a personalized college test preparation timeline
- Gain insight into which tests make you more competitive
- Request a free practice test and evaluation
- Take advantage of the many free resources Compass has to offer!
What To Do Next
Download the latest version of
The Compass Guide to
College Admission Testing
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- What is the most effective calendar for testing?
- What does ‘test optional’ really mean?
- How do the SAT and ACT compare?
- How strong are your PSAT scores?
- Should you take SAT Subject Tests?
Schedule your testing consultation with a Compass Director
Compass Directors are leading experts in the field of admission testing. They will personally lead every aspect of your experience with Compass, including program recommendations, tutor selection, and ongoing oversight.