Posted by: northeastnation | June 24, 2013

COMPASS Test scheduled at Bristol site

Back by popular demand, the Northeast State office of Counseling and Testing Services has scheduled a second COMPASS and MyMathTest Day for Friday, July 12 at the Northeast State at Bristol teaching site, 620 State Street.  The first session on June 25 filled up quickly.  The College slated this second session to meet the needs of students seeking to take COMPASS and MyMath.

Northeast State at Bristol is located at 620 State Street.

Northeast State at Bristol is located at 620 State Street.

Degree seeking students applying for admission to Northeast State undergo placement testing in English, reading, and algebra to ensure that each student is academically prepared to enter his or her chosen field of study.  Students who do not have college level English, Reading or Math ACT or SAT sub scores or college transfer credit are required to take COMPASS and/or MyMathTest.

COMPASS is a computerized test and tests three areas; Writing Skills, Reading, and Algebra.  It is user-friendly and computer skills are not required to take the test. A test administrator will be available to assist individuals.  MyMathTest covers pre-high school competencies such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing whole numbers and decimals, working with fractions and then high school algebra. Students may go to www.NortheastState.edu/compass to learn more about COMPASS and MyMathTest.  There is a $5.00 testing fee for students taking COMPASS or MyMathTest for the first time.

Prospective students must submit an application for admission along with the $10.00 application fee before scheduling a test date.  Registration for COMPASS and/or MyMathTest is done online.  Once applicants have submitted their application they may go to www.NortheastState.edu/compass and click on “Schedule Now” and follow the prompts to schedule a test date.  The $5.00 testing fee may be paid on June 25 prior to the test.  Students with questions or who need more information may email testing@NortheastState.edu or call 423.323.0211.

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