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Taking the COMPASS test

The COMPASS test is an entrance/placement exam administered to prospective students by EMCC's Counseling Center. The COMPASS test evaluates students' abilities in reading, writing and math. Results are used to place students in academic or career-technical programs to maximize success.

Students over 21 can take either the ACT or the COMPASS test to satisfy the entrance exam requirement. Students under 21 who have already taken the ACT, but are not satisfied with their scores, can take the COMPASS test instead of re-taking the ACT.
 
And, if you want to prepare by trying some sample questions, visit this link: COMPASS practice
 
Pre-registration is required:
  • At the Golden Triangle campus, call (662) 243-1903.
  • At the Scooba campus, call (662) 476-5085.

There is a $20 fee. To make payment arrangements, contact the EMCC Business Office:

  • At the Golden Triangle campus, call (662) 243-1906.
  • At the Scooba campus, call (662) 476-5114.
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  • Event Start Time Location Categories
    COMPASS test8/1/2014 9:00 AMScooba campus, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test8/8/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test8/11/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test8/12/2014 9:00 AMScooba campus, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test9/5/2014 9:00 AMScooba campus, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test9/19/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test9/30/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test10/10/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test10/10/2014 9:00 AMScooba campus, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test10/29/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test11/4/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test11/7/2014 9:00 AMScooba, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test11/14/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test11/21/2014 9:00 AMScooba, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test12/4/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test12/5/2014 9:00 AMScooba, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test12/15/2014 9:00 AMGolden Triangle, Douglas Room 102
    COMPASS test1/6/2015 9:00 AMScooba, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test2/27/2015 9:00 AMScooba, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test3/27/2015 9:00 AMScooba, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10
    COMPASS test4/24/2015 9:00 AMScooba campus, Hawkins Bldg. Room 10

 

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1512 Kemper Street
PO Box 158
Scooba, MS 39358
(662) 476-8442
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8731 South Frontage Road
PO Box 100
Mayhew, MS 39753
(662) 243-1900
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81 Fifth Street, Room A
CAFB, MS 39710
(662) 434-2660
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255 Rosenbaum Ave.
Meridian, MS 39309
(601) 679-3570