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Private COMPASS Writing Skills Tutoring

Receive personally tailored COMPASS Writing Skills lessons from exceptional tutors in a one-on-one setting. We help you connect with the best tutor for your particular needs while offering flexible scheduling to fit your busy life.

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The ACT Compass Writing Skills test is an evaluation used by colleges to place their incoming students in writing classes appropriate for their skill levels. This test can be used in tandem with the ACT Compass Writing Essay test, or on its own. The Writing Skills test is a multiple-choice exam focused on evaluating your mastery of English grammar, rhetoric, and style. On the exam, you are asked to identify and correct sentence errors and to find more effective ways of stating ideas. If you are preparing to take the this exam, consider contacting Varsity Tutors for help connecting with ACT Compass Writing Skills tutors.

ACT Compass Writing Skills tutoring can focus on any areas of English grammar, style, mechanics, or rhetoric that you need to have clarified. Did you learn about , placement in the ninth grade, but have forgotten the rules about it since? Your tutor can help you identify and address any grammatical, stylistic, or structural weaknesses in your understanding of the English language. By developing teaching plans customized to fit your specific needs, goals, and learning style, a private tutor can help you obtain placement in the collegiate English class that best reflects your talents and abilities. Beyond helping you review and sharpen your English skills, ACT Compass Writing Skills tutoring can help you acquire valuable test-taking strategies that can be useful on test day.

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Recent COMPASS Writing Skills Tutoring Session Notes

Online COMPASS Writing Skills Tutoring review by Jason
We continued our discussion of the assessment test, specifically, we reviewed the student's first practice test and examined the strategy of the writing section to adapt her skill set to the test.
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Online COMPASS Writing Skills Tutoring review by Henry
We covered some grammar from the Writing section, and were able to work through 3 sections of a full length exam. The student showed improvement for his grammar questions and felt more comfortable when he could read the sentences aloud, so I suggested that he continue to practice reading aloud.
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Online COMPASS Writing Skills Tutoring review by Michael
Timed the student in the math and English sections; her pace was good. We then transitioned into science, which she is least familiar with from her SAT studies. I helped her detect trends in data and extrapolate beyond the provided information.
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Online COMPASS Writing Skills Tutoring review by Denise
Today the student and I spent some time reviewing grammar concepts and talked about strategy for identifying sentence errors and improving paragraphs. We worked together through the problems of these types that she had missed on her diagnostic exam to make sure that she understood the concepts. We finished our time by doing some work on her pacing and time management for the reading portion of the exam.
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Online COMPASS Writing Skills Tutoring review by Ishita
We started today by working on the math section. She has no problems with the content, but needs to be more confident. We discussed testing strategies and methods to increase confidence in her abilities. We also worked on the science section. We focused on interpreting graphs.
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Online COMPASS Writing Skills Tutoring review by Katie
The student's ACT booklet and answer sheet came in the mail today, so we reviewed the English and Math sections.
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