Placement Test Workshops
Do You Need to Take A COMPASS Placement Test?
- Send your ACT scores to the Records Office. Depending on
your score, you may not be required to take all of the placement tests. For further details visit: www.cod.edu/testing.
- If you are required to take the tests, most can be taken twice in a two-year period. To be granted a third opportunity to take the reading and writing placement test, you may participate in a process offered by Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance. Details of the process are outlined here.
- Our 45-minute Reading and Writing workshops can help you make the most of each attempt.Workshops are offered throughout the year.
- Join us for one of the following sessions.
Fall 2013 COMPASS Reading and Writing Placement Test Workshops
COMPASS Reading Placement Test Workshops
The COMPASS reading workshop helps students get accustomed to the test format. The workshop provides an overview of the test, sample questions, and study aids. In addition, a review of test-taking strategies help students gain confidence and sharpen their skills.
Wednesday, October 9, 11:15 a.m.
Wednesday, October 16, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 23, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 5, 11:15 a.m.
Tuesday, December 3, 7:00 p.m.
COMPASS Writing Placement Test Workshops
The COMPASS writing workshop will include a "refresher" on essay structure and development. Also covered are resources to study, test taking tips, and understanding the test directions. Students attending the workshop will review the writing process and will have a realistic idea of what is required.
Wednesday, October 9, 12:15 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 23, 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 5, 12:15 p.m.
Tuesday, December 3, 6:00 p.m.
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102, (630) 942-3941
Writing, Reading, and Speech Assistance
Flexible Learning Courses
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