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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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      Useful Resources for SCHOOL NAME Families

      Yale Returns To Testing. Why and Who’s Next?

      | Admissions, College Admission Requirements, For Students | No Comments
      While (another) Ivy League test-requirement decision directly pertains to a relatively small pool of ultra-high achievers, understanding the rationale of these policy shifts helps all college-bound students appreciate the complicated…

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

      | ACT, College Admission Requirements, Featured, For Students, SAT | 165 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…

      Dartmouth Reinstates the SAT/ACT Requirement. So Now What?

      | ACT, Admissions, College Admission Requirements, Featured, SAT | 6 Comments
      As expected, Dartmouth announced this week that it will reactivate its standardized testing requirement beginning with the high school graduating class of 2025. Yale will likely follow suit shortly. 11th…

      What Freshmen Can Learn From Our Most Successful Seniors

      | Test Prep | No Comments
      Many of Compass’s current families first came to us years ago when their oldest child reached the college testing stage. It’s fun to hear returning parents reflect on what they…

      How Smart Sophomore Planners Become Strong College Applicants

      | For Students, Test Prep | No Comments
      At Compass, we guide our families forward by working backward. Spring is when most of our long term planning conversations with sophomores begin, as their actions over the next 18…

      Digital SAT vs. Paper ACT: Which test is your test?

      | ACT, For Students, SAT | No Comments
      Beginning in March 2024, students will encounter a very different SAT as the College Board takes the test into a purely digital format. With all the changes, you may find…

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