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Sign up for a practice test!

Riverdale Country School and Compass Education have partnered to offer the brand new Digital Adaptive SAT at no cost. This new test (learn all about it here) mimics the computer-based test — question type, content, timing, duration, and adaptive structure.

In addition, an at-home, computer-proctored ACT practice test is being offered; this test matches the current paper/pencil, linear version of the test.

The test results are invaluable in helping Riverdale college counselors and Compass directors craft the ideal testing and tutoring plan for each student.

DATE & TIME

ACT Practice Test: Available anytime between Saturday, Feb. 10th, and Sunday, Feb. 11th.

SAT Practice Test: Available anytime between Saturday, Feb. 24th, and Sunday, Feb. 25th.

ACT Practice Test: Available anytime between Friday, April 5th, and Sunday, April 7th.

SAT Practice Test: Available anytime between Saturday, April 20th, and Sunday, April 21st.

The registration deadline each week is Thursday. By Friday, we will send you a detailed confirmation email. The link to take the test will be included and you can take the test anytime during the open testing window.

Navigating College Admission Tests

A PRESENTATION FOR RIVERDALE FAMILIES

DATE & TIME 

Thursday, May 9th at 7pm on Zoom

Please register in order to receive the Zoom link. All registrants will be sent a recording of the event.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

DESCRIPTION

This presentation is hosted by the college counseling office and attendance is highly recommended. The information that will be shared is educational and the event is not a solicitation for the presenter’s services.  Please join other Riverdale 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

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Adam Ingersoll is the co-founder of Compass Education Group, a provider of test prep and academic tutoring for thousands of students annually around the world. Adam has worked in college admission testing and educational services since 1994 and he is recognized as a leading voice on standardized testing. He is a frequently booked speaker at schools and conferences, and he has provided training on test use and interpretation for university admission offices, including Caltech, Rochester, TCU, and USC.

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?
  • 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?