About the Author
Dr. Scott Calvin is a researcher and educator in the area of chemical physics. Since 1988, he has been helping students in the New York area to learn physics and chemistry through seminars, video tapes, books, and tutorials. At Hunter College, he was a key player in the development of an innovative two-year integrated physics, chemistry, and mathematics sequence designed for pre-medical students; material he developed for this course has been published in a nationally recognized journal of science education. Currently, as an Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, he performs research in the area of nanoscale materials at the Naval Research Lab in Washington, DC.
Jonathan Orsay graduated on the Deans list at Columbia University. In 1993 he began teaching MCAT prep for a large test prep company and quickly became their highest paid instructor and a major author and editor of their practice MCAT materials. Since then, he has lectured for thousands of hours across the country in all subjects tested by the MCAT. He has taken a real MCAT three times, and as a student he scored in the 90 percentiles on all sections. In 1996 and again 1997 he edited one of the best selling MCAT preparation books in the country. In 1997 he was one of the founders of EXAMKRACKERS, the most effective MCAT prep course in the country. He is a co-producer of the stunningly successful audio CD product Examkrackers MCAT Audio Osmosis with Jordan and Jon as well as being the author of six highly acclaimed books on MCAT preparation. Orsay is currently the Director of MCAT at EXAMKRACKERS.