Author Archive | Jon Chang


  • Jon Chang

    Jon has a degree in neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University and a degree in science journalism from New York University. It's safe to say that he's learned a lot of things over the past decade, but he's learned how to write about those things too. All the while, he’s been tutoring students, helping them better understand their own coursework and showing them how to crack the code of the SAT and ACT. When he's not doing that, you can usually find him singing, playing violin, or coming up with bad puns.

Running Out of Time on the ACT Reading

While the ACT Math section just before it is like a marathon of numbers, the ACT Reading section is like a mad dash through word town. You only have 35 minutes to read four ACT Reading passages, each about 100 lines in length, and answer 40 questions. That’s 8 minutes and 45 seconds per passage. […]

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Tips for Taking the Chemistry SAT Subject Test

In the latest installment of “Jon Explains Subject Tests He Took Over 15 Years Ago,” we hit on the Chemistry SAT Subject Test today. It’s one of my favorite subjects, because things elegantly fall into place once you have the fundamentals down. And let’s be honest, some of those chemical reactions are pretty cool to […]

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