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. […]
Author Archive | 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.
Tips for the SAT Physics Subject Test
The SAT Physics Subject Test isn’t easier. Here’s what to study to improve your Physics score.
Your Checklist to Saturday’s ACT
The test is this weekend, Saturday, April 9, 2016, but don’t freak out! Just follow this schedule and you’ll be ready to take on the ACT!
Tips for SAT Biology Subject Test
Did you know that the Biology Subject SAT is actually two tests? Learn about how to figure which one is right for you and get perfect scores on both.
What Time Do the SAT and ACT End?
Confused about the timing of standardized tests? Read this to figure out the ending time of the ACT and SAT.
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 […]
Tips for SAT Subject Test Math 2
Are you taking the Math Level 2 SAT Subject Test? Read this and learn some tips and tricks to help you study for the test and get a perfect score.
Tips for SAT Subject Test Math 1
Here’s a few tips you can take with you to get the best score you can on the Math SAT Subject Tests.