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Test Prep: Compass: Home
Use this guide to help prepare for the Compass entrance exam.
COMPASS is a suite of tests that assesses reading, writing, math and computer skills.
Use this guide to locate materials that will help you prepare for the Compass exam.
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Written in a lively and unique format, Doug French's Verbal Review for the COMPASS Exam contains everything COMPASS test-takers need to know. Focused, easy-to-follow review chapters cover all the English language skills tested on the verbal section of the COMPASS and provide an excellent guide to writing an essay. Drills and examples throughout the book build skills and explain key concepts. Includes practice tests.
Bob Miller's Math Review for the COMPASS Exam contains everything COMPASS test-takers need to know. Focused, easy-to-follow review chapters cover all the pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry skills tested on the exam. Drills and examples build skills and explain key concepts. The book includes two practice tests based on actual COMPASS test questions.