Jason Franklin

Test Prep Specialist

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  • Jason has taken the SAT 14 times.
  • Jason has taken the ACT over 60 times.
  • Jason was a standardized test developer.
  • Jason debuted his online video class in 2011.
  • Jason began teaching remote live classes in 2020.
  • Jason does individual ACT test analyses for students.
  • The average ACT improvement is just over four points.
  • Over 95% of his students achieve higher scores after the class.
  • Over 20,000 students have participated in his in-person classes.
  • Jason has taught ACT/SAT in-person prep classes for over 25 years.

College Prep Strategist

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  • Jason has presented at multiple high schools.
  • Jason creates resume portfolios for students.
  • Jason helps students with their college application essays.
  • Thousands have attended his College Bound in-person events.
  • Jason conducted his first College Bound Seminar in August 2012.
  • Jason created an online video library - College Bound Fundamentals.
  • In 2013, Jason wrote a book, College Bound: A Common Sense Approach.
  • Jason conducts remote live meetings for individual families seeking assistance.
  • Due to COVID, Jason began leading College Bound remote live classes in 2020.

Former High School Teacher

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  • ICTM Recognition Award
  • Eugene Mellon Teacher of the Year
  • National Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction Award
  • Jason worked in the public schools from 1992 to 2008.
  • National Board Certified Teacher & Illinois Master Teaching Certificate
  • Nominated by students for the Who’s Who Among American Teachers
  • Jason had a reputation for helping students overcome math and test anxiety.
  • Jason spent four years working on teams designing math curriculum timelines.
  • Jason’s last seven years were at Champaign Centennial High School teaching math.
  • Nominated by students for the National Honor Roll for Outstanding American Teachers
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