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Navigating College Admission Tests



Wednesday, March 9th, 6:00p.m. Pacific


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


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’s ongoing impact on college admission testing
  • Making sense of the subtlety and variety of testing policies
  • Test-optional: what’s changed and what remains the same
  • Making the best choice between the SAT and ACT
  • Finding the optimal timeline for your testing and test prep
  • The future of online testing and at-home testing
  • Scope of test prep and expectations for improvement


Sue is a frequent guest speaker on the topic of college admission testing and gives presentations at many Bay Area schools each year. She graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Modern Culture and Media and is now Senior Director of Recruiting and Staff Development for Compass. Before her role overseeing the hiring and training of Compass tutors, Sue worked with hundreds of Bay Area families as a Compass Program Director, providing customized guidance around test prep and tutoring.

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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    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?
    • What happened to the SAT Subject Tests?