John Rood

President of Next Step Test Preparation and an LSAT teacher since 2006

John is founder and president of Next Step Test Preparation. He has taught the LSAT for over 8 years, working with over 1,000 students in classroom, online, and one-on-one environments. He has hired and trained over 100 LSAT instructors and edited 3 books on the LSAT.


  • 6 LSAT Timing Tips To Accelerate Your Answering

    Part of what makes the LSAT so difficult is the short time given to answer its questions. This advice can help you work with the clock, instead of against it.

  • LSAT Study Groups: Should You Join?

    How do you know if an LSAT study group will help or hinder you? Expert John Rood shares his guide to fixing the challenges associated with a study group, to ensure success come test day.