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Navigating College Admission Tests



Wednesday, September 18th at 6:00 PM on Zoom

Please register below to receive the Zoom link. All registrants will be send a recording of the event.



This presentation is offered by the college counseling office. The information shared is educational and the event is not a solicitation for the presenter’s services. Please join other Cardinal Newman families for a thoughtful and pragmatic discussion of college admission testing that will be useful to students and parents alike.

Learn what you need to know about the following and more:
  • How to respond to the flexibility afforded by test-optional policies
  • Best way to approach the SAT vs ACT decision
  • Understanding the new digital, adaptive PSAT and SAT
  • 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


Chuti hails from the Midwest, growing up in Milwaukee and graduating from Northwestern University with a joint B.A. in Political Science and Economics. In 2006, while working as an actress and writer, she started with Compass in the Southern California office as an SAT/ACT Verbal and Math tutor. Her experience in the performing arts and entertainment industry has been in perfect alignment with helping students navigate the challenging waters of test prep. She utilizes her skills of communication, creativity, organization and motivation to help her students maximize their test scores and ultimately achieve their dreams.


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?
  • How do the SAT and ACT compare?
  • What are the implications of ‘test optional’ policies?
  • How do you interpret PSAT scores?
  • What do I need to know about the new digital adaptive SAT?