Memphis University School Testing Programs


Welcome, MUS Families!

Compass Education Group is a leading provider of tutoring for college admission tests. Memphis University School (MUS) has partnered with Compass to provide on-campus resources and advising to families.

On Saturday, October 19, Compass will offer a practice ACT at MUS in order to provide detailed feedback on testing strengths and weaknesses. With the results of a practice ACT and a PSAT, students will be able to determine which exam to prepare for: SAT or ACT. REGISTER BY COMPLETING THE FORM BELOW.

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, MUS families are invited to attend a 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

Practice Tests

MUS will administer a FREE diagnostic test for the ACT to students in the 10th and 11th grade. The test results are invaluable in helping the MUS college counselors and Compass directors to craft the ideal testing and tutoring plan for each student.


Saturday, October 19 — 9:00 AM


The ACT Practice Test will be administered in the Wunderlich Auditorium.


Complete the form below to register for the Practice ACT :

Student First and Last Name:*

Student Email Address:*

Parent First and Last Name:*

Parent Email Address:*

Street Address:*


Zip Code:*


Parent Phone Number:*

Graduating Class Year:*

*All fields are required.


Navigating College Admission Tests


The leaders at Compass Education Group are asked to speak at over 200 high schools every year. Join other MUS families 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:

  • SAT or ACT: Making your best choice
  • Understanding PSAT scores and what they project
  • Test scores’ role and weight in college admissions
  • Why colleges’ testing policies vary so widely
  • Debunking the most pervasive myths about testing and admission
  • The relevance of Subject Tests at elite colleges
  • Sane and successful calendaring of testing and test prep

Matt Steiner


Professionally, Matt has a decade of experience in the field of test preparation, having worked as an instructor, consultant, and keynote speaker on the topic of admission testing. Matt and their colleagues at Compass are invited to speak at over 150 high schools and professional organizations each year, where they demystify college admission tests and allay anxiety about the testing process. Currently, Matt teaches graduate-level courses on admission testing for the counselor certificate programs at UC San Diego, UC Irvine, and UCLA.

What To Do Next

Download the latest version of

The Compass Guide to
College Admission Testing

…and visit our Resource Center for essential information!

  • How important are your test scores?
  • 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.

Student First Name*

Student Last Name*

Parent First Name*

Parent Last Name*

Parent Email*


Graduation Year*

Preferred Days and Times*

*All fields are required.

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!

Want to Learn More about Online Tutoring? 

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