UTC: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

SAT Subject Test in Chemistry 2016

With the AP out of the way, I now turn my attention to the SAT Subject Test in Chemistry 2016. Logistics Dates: May 7th & June 4th 2016 Length: 60 minutes Format: 85 Multiple-Choice Questions (A-E) Resources: No Calculator, but a periodic table is provided The percentage of the questions associated with each topic area […]

SAT Subject Test in Chemistry – a few tips

With the SAT subject test in chemistry coming up again this week, I thought it would be a good idea to post a few specific tips for dealing with the exam. Every standard test/exam has its own idiosyncrasies, and this one is no exception. There’s still time for you to grab this book which would […]

Factoids 2014 – another REDUX

Below is the amended text of a post that I originally wrote in April of 2012. The degree to which such things will be at all relevant on the AP exam in 2014 and beyond is highly debatable (since general chemical knowledge/recall seems to be frowned upon in the new curriculum and won’t fit many […]

Factoids 2012 – Nuggets of information that may help on the AP and SAT Chemistry Exams

For many years I have been in the habit of attempting to pass on nuggets of information to the kids that I teach, that they might be able to put to use in the AP or SAT Chemistry exams. These are typically pieces of information that every year might be the subject of a few […]