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About Test Prep Nerds

Founded in 2017, Test Prep Nerds had a mission to make test prep both affordable and accessible. Over the years, we have taken special care in sharing with thousands of students the best test prep resources, reviews, and guides so that you can better prepare for the MCAT, ACT, SAT, or whatever test you’re pursuing. 

Our Mission

We strive to provide the most accurate and effective test prep solutions on the market today. We try out these resources and courses so that you can make the best decision for your needs and budget. 

Meet the Experts

The teachers and tutors who contribute to Test Prep Nerds come from a variety of education backgrounds to provide readers with vetted test-taking strategies, up-to-date test taking information, and real test prep reviews. 

Kristine Thorndyke

Kristine Thorndyke


Kristine is a veteran English teacher with experience preparing students for the SAT and ACT. She was a Lilly Endowment Scholar and Prestige Scholarship recipient at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. Shoot her a question at kristine@testprepnerds.com.

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Ben Bartee

Ben Bartee


Ben is a Bangkok-based American journalist, grant writer, researcher, travel blogger, and amateur philosopher with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science from Valdosta State University.