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About Philip

Philip Brunst brings his passion and experience in writing and reading to his role as a tutor with Revolution Prep. He holds an MFA in Writing from the New School in New York and a BA in economics from Queens University, and he’s published articles in a number of literary journals, including The Brooklyn Rail, in addition to working on three editions of the Best American Poetry anthology.

Philip specializes in working with students on advanced English and writing skills, as well as working with students on the SAT, ACT and SAT Subject Tests. He is adept at helping students tackle difficult academic and test prep concepts in engaging ways. He builds long-term goals and works tirelessly to help his students achieve them. He creates reading lists for his students that include books like Guns, Germs and Steel and Fahrenheit 451. When he is not tutoring students, Philip is pursuing his passions in writing, film, tennis and basketball.

Subjects Philip tutors

The New School University

MFA Writing


Over 3400 hours of tutoring experience with Revolution Prep.


All Revolution tutors undergo a rigorous screening process, including comprehensive reference and background checks. You can be sure your student is in good hands with a Revolution Prep Professional Tutor.

Students Philip

4.9 out of 5 stars

We ask our students to rate their tutor
after 10 hours of one-on-one tutoring.


Philip is super enthusiastic about teaching you how to do your best for the test. He encourages wrong answers to help you understand and learn from your mistakes!! amazing teacher:)

at Beacon School

5 stars. Really patient and easy to understand. He is enthusiastic and just a great person.

at Cold Spring Harbor High School

excellent I can actually understand math now thanks!!

at Martin County High School

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