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.
Applying to college and wondering what a good score is on the new SAT? Maybe you just need to know if your redesigned SAT score is good enough? Read on!
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. […]
The SAT Physics Subject Test isn’t easier. Here’s what to study to improve your Physics score.
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!
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.
Confused about the timing of standardized tests? Read this to figure out the ending time of the ACT and SAT.
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 […]
Be prepared for the SAT essay by understanding why it’s changing and learn a few tips to get you a perfect score.
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.
Here’s a few tips you can take with you to get the best score you can on the Math SAT Subject Tests.