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COMPASS Preparation Guide - Reading and Writing Skills



Before you take or retake the COMPASS test, review the Tips for Taking the Test on the next tab.
Review the Skill List to see what skills will be tested by the COMPASS and to revive prior learning. You may also want to review the Glossary to make sure you understand common terms. 
You should also take at least one practice test in the area in which you will be testing, Reading or Writing
As you complete the practice tests, take note of any skill areas you may want to improve. In the answer for each question, a skill is mentioned. The glossary and skill list can help you to understand more about the topic. You may also want to look at the Books in Our DU Libraries and check out the Links to Online Resources tabs.

Good luck to you!