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Convent of the Sacred Heart
and Compass Education's
partnership for test prep tutoring.

 

Navigating College Admissions Tests

PRESENTED BY COMPASS EDUCATION GROUP

 

Testing in the 21st Century

PRESENTED BY COMPASS EDUCATION GROUP

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Welcome/What is this site?

Convent of the Sacred Heart and Compass are working together to host a variety of valuable admission testing programs.

On this page, you’ll be able to register and learn more about our acclaimed testing presentations and convenient on ­campus practice tests.

Further down, you’ll find links to essential articles that will help you understand college admission testing requirements and learn how to build a personalised testing plan.

On-Campus Testing Presentations

 

Navigating College Admission Tests

 

The leaders at Compass Education Group are asked to speak at over 150 elite schools ever year. 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:

  • 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
  • Hallmarks of high­quality test prep and strategies for self­study 

Adam Ingersoll – Founder and Principal

Adam began his career in test prep in 1993 while at the University of Southern California, where he was a student-athlete on the basketball team, worked in the admission office, and graduated magna cum laude.

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      Testing Policies in the Spotlight

      | ACT, Admissions, College Admission Requirements, For Students, SAT | No Comments
      Amid wide-scale test cancellations in 2020, most colleges in the U.S. chose to go test optional during the initial wave of COVID-19. Although some schools announced that the policy change would…

      Accommodations Requests: SAT vs. ACT

      | Accommodations, ACT, College Counseling, Featured, LD, PSAT, SAT | 20 Comments
      Join us on Wednesday, June 26th, 5p.m. Pacific | 8p.m. Eastern for a webinar discussing this topic! College Board and ACT offer a variety of testing accommodations for students with…

      SAT and ACT Policies and Score Ranges for Popular Colleges and Universities

      | ACT, College Admission Requirements, Featured, For Students, SAT | 169 Comments
      Compass has compiled the most recently available score range data and admission testing policies for popular colleges and universities, public and private, chosen to represent a wide array of four-year…

      Compass Hosts Counselor Symposia Featuring Admissions Veteran Jonathan Burdick

      | Admissions, College Counseling, Compass News | No Comments
      Last week, Compass hosted over 200 California college counselors for a series of lunch-and-learn symposia focused on the rapidly changing trends in college admission testing. The first event happened to…

      Unusual Surprise for the June ACT Online

      | ACT, For Students | No Comments
      Will June ACT takers be in for a surprise?  Paper-and-pencil test takers will see the traditional exam in June 2024. Students opting to take the test on the computer, however,…

      National Merit Semifinalist Cutoffs Class of 2025

      | National Merit, PSAT | 3,713 Comments
      April 8 Update: The Commended cutoff -- the minimum score to be considered for National Merit honors -- for the class of 2025 is 208. This is the highest cutoff…

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