jonathonmadore

About Jonathon Madore

Jonathon Madore has been tutoring and coaching students for nearly a decade. He has taught at College of the Holy Cross, Boston College, and Quincy College. He enjoys passing on as much of his knowledge as possible, and guiding and mentoring students to the best of his ability.
8 05, 2020

When Should I Start Visiting Colleges?

By |2020-05-08T17:26:37+00:00May 8th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

When you start thinking about college applications, you should also start thinking about when to start visiting colleges. Visiting a campus in-person or online will give you an idea of what the day-to-day life is like on campus. A college campus visit is also a good chance to talk to students, professors, coaches, or admissions [...]

27 04, 2020

How to Apply to College for Free

By |2020-04-27T18:46:24+00:00April 27th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

College can be seriously expensive these days - and I’m not just talking about tuition, room, and board - it would be nice to apply to college for free! The cost just to apply to colleges can really add up quickly. This is especially if you have a lot of schools on your list, or [...]

9 04, 2020

What to Know Before Taking Your SAT

By |2020-04-09T16:33:39+00:00April 9th, 2020|SAT, Uncategorized|

Before you take your SAT (whether it’s your first attempt or not), there are a few things you need to know. Let’s talk about how to study effectively for taking the SAT, how to be prepared for the test, and what to do on the big day. How to Study Effectively for the SAT To [...]

3 04, 2020

When Should I Start ACT/SAT Prep?

By |2020-04-03T15:04:02+00:00April 3rd, 2020|ACT, SAT, Uncategorized|

“When should I start ACT/SAT prep?” is a common question on the minds of rising Juniors and Seniors, as they think about their upcoming school year. Ideally, you should start preparing for the ACT or SAT about 3 months (13 weeks) before the test date. For example, if you were planning on taking the ACT [...]

1 04, 2020

What’s on the ACT Science Test?

By |2020-04-01T18:12:18+00:00April 1st, 2020|ACT, Uncategorized|

The ACT Science Test is one of the shorter sections, with 40 questions to be completed in 35 minutes. All of the questions are multiple choice, with four answer choices each. The topics covered on the ACT Science test include: Biology Chemistry Physics Earth science (Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology) The ACT Science Test is split into [...]

24 03, 2020

How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?

By |2020-03-24T14:53:48+00:00March 24th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

As senior year of high school approaches, you naturally start to think about applying to colleges and it can be difficult to decide on exactly how many colleges you should apply to. A good rule is to apply to 9 colleges: your final list should include 3 safety schools, 3 target schools, and 3 reach [...]

17 03, 2020

What’s on the SAT Math No Calculator Test?

By |2020-03-17T15:40:05+00:00March 17th, 2020|SAT, Uncategorized|

The SAT Math No Calculator test is the shortest of all four parts of the test, in terms of both questions and time to answer. You get 25 minutes to do 20 questions. Of those 20 questions, 15 are multiple choice questions with 4 answer choices each, while 5 are grid-in questions. The material on [...]

8 01, 2020

The Best Strategy for SAT Reading Comprehension

By |2020-02-14T17:44:29+00:00January 8th, 2020|SAT, Uncategorized|

If you’re a parent and you’re looking for the best strategy for SAT reading comprehension, to help your student improve their SAT Reading score, I recommend that you read this post for yourself, then pass it on to your child, because it’s full of great info for them to start using right away. If you [...]