The Compass Guide to College Admission Testing

The last several years we have seen a great deal of change in the arena of college admission testing. But the good news for sophomores and juniors and their parents is that Compass Press Education Group, one of the premier one-on-one test preparation companies in the country, are true experts at helping each student develop an optimal testing plan. The Compass Guide to College Admission Testing is an essential resource with more than 90 pages of valuable information on the ACT, SAT, PSAT, subject tests, apps, and more. 


The Guide Answers Essential Questions:

How important are my test scores? How do I measure up?

What is the most effective calendar for testing and test preparation?

What are implications of ‘test optional’ policies? Should I submit my scores?

How do I compare scores and choose between the SAT and ACT?

How can I get ready for the SAT and ACT essays?

How do effective timing strategies vary by test and subject?

How strong are my PSAT scores? Will I make National Merit?

Am I eligible for an extended-time accommodation?

What are colleges’ policies on SAT Subject Tests?

How have AP exams and scores changed?


*Compass regularly updates their PDF and iBook versions of the guide and also write extensively about new and evolving issues in admission testing at their blog.