Advising and Recruiting

COMPASS PLACEMENT TESTING

TIPS & STUDY GUIDES

Refreshing your skills and studying for the COMPASS Placement Exam is important. Though the test is not a pass or fail exam, your score determines which courses you will take your first few semesters at Calhoun.

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Before you take your test:

        Day of your test: 

        • Dress in layers. The COMPASS room can be cold for some testers. You don't want that to distract you.
        • Come early.
        • Don't rush through. If you don't finish your exam or if you get tired, you are able to stop your test and come back at a later date to finish.

        After your test:

        • Allow time after your test to meet with an advisor. They can explain your scores and provide recommendations for courses.