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Navigating College Admissions Testing in the Digital Age

By January 9, 2024Uncategorized


The college admissions process can be daunting . . . especially with the new and changing landscape of admissions testing. Join us on Wednesday, January 31st at 6pm at Mira Costa High School Auditorium for Navigating College Admissions Testing in the Digital Age, a special presentation from MBEF, featuring Adam Ingersoll, Co-Founder, Compass Education Group. Reserve your spot today!

Adam Ingersoll is a leading expert in college admissions testing and has been sharing his expertise with Mira Costa families for ten years. This thoughtful and pragmatic presentation on college admissions is useful to students and parents alike and will provide the tools necessary to make informed decisions.


Discussion topics include:

  • How the online test options are changing the testing landscape
  • How to respond to the flexibility afforded by test-optional policies
  • Best way to approach the SAT vs ACT decision
  • The role of test scores in different admissions contexts
  • Making sense of the subtlety and variety of testing policies
  • Debunking the most pervasive myths about testing
  • Finding the optimal timeline for your testing and test prep
  • Scope of test prep and expectations for improvement

Adam Ingersoll began his career in test prep in 1993 while at the University of Southern California, where he was a student-athlete on the basketball team, worked in the admission office, and graduated magna cum laude. Now in his third decade guiding families to successful experiences with standardized tests, Adam is recognized as a leading expert on college admission testing and is a popular speaker at higher education conferences and dozens of school events annually. He has provided training on test usage for the admission teams at prominent universities including Caltech, Rochester, and USC.

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