What is COMPASS?
COMPASS is an assessment test given to all students before they start their programs. COMPASS tests students in mathematics and reading. The mathematics section will test students on operations with integers, operations with fractions, operations with decimals, exponents, square roots, radicals, ratios, proportions, percentages, and averages (mean, median, and mode). The reading section checks pre-start students in reading comprehension and vocabulary.
Why do we use COMPASS?
COMPASS is used to help us evaluate each individual's strengths and weaknesses. Based on the scores we can then recommend remediation tutoring to help the pre-start students brush up on some of their weak spots.
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What is HOBET?
The Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test measures basic essential skills in the academic content area domains of reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage. It comprises four sections that are intended for use with adult allied health program applicant populations. All applicants to the Respiratory Therapy program must score an adjusted individual total score in the percentile ranking of 50% or better. The 50th percentile ranking places YTI applicants in the median range.
Who has to take the HOBET?
All applicants to the Respiratory Therapy program are required to take the HOBET as part of the pre-entrance standardized testing process.
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