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Navigating College Admission Tests

A PRESENTATION FOR SAINT ANN’S SCHOOL

DATE & TIME (passed)

Wednesday, February 21st at 6:00 PM

Please see below for a recent recording of a similar event. 

DESCRIPTION

This presentation was offered by the college counseling office. The information shared is educational and not a solicitation for the presenter’s services.

Agenda items included:

  • 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.

Test Prep Classes

Test Prep Classes for St. Ann’s Students

PSAT, SAT, & ACT

Compass Education Group offers exclusive, on-campus SAT and ACT prep classes to St. Ann’s 11th graders every school year! Details will be forthcoming about the St. Ann’s classes starting in Fall 2024.

St. Ann’s students interested in test prep in the meantime are invited to participate in our national PSAT, SAT, and ACT classes, offered year-round.

Ready to Learn More?

EXPLORE NATIONAL CLASSES!

Classes Include:

  • Live instruction
  • Practice tests with interactive score reports
  • Compass’ SAT or ACT coursebooks
  • Homework sets designed to reinforce in-class learning
  • Recordings of each class available to review whenever needed
  • Instructor-led study halls
  • Maximum class size: 15 students
  • The Compass Guide to College Admission Testing
  • Discounts on supplemental 1-on-1 tutoring (optional)

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?
  • 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?