COMPASS Information for
The COMPASS tests are designed to help you succeed in school. Your
scores help you and your institution determine which courses are
most appropriate for your current level of knowledge and skills.
will be able to concentrate better on the test if you get plenty of
rest and eat properly before the test. You should also arrive a few
minutes early so you can find the testing area, bathrooms, etc., and
have time to gather your thoughts before the test begins.
sure you understand the directions for each test. If you don't
understand the instructions, don't be afraid to ask questions if you
each question carefully until you understand what the question is
asking. If answering an item requires several steps, be sure you
consider them all.
sure to answer every item. Do not leave any blank. You are NOT
penalized for guessing. Your score will provide more useful
placement information if you answer every item, even if you guess.
be afraid to change an answer if you believe that your first choice
have a problem or question during the test, let the test proctor
know and they will help you. Although they cannot answer test
questions for you, they can help you with other types of problems.
COMPASS System: Information for Students
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