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About Philip

Philip Thomas has prepared hundreds of students for the SAT and ACT and academics in the last 10 years. He has tutored a total of over 5000 hours, working with students from all over the world. His humor and engaging teaching style make test prep and academic support fun. Once his students realize that they can enjoy learning with Philip, they see on average 300-point improvements on the SAT and full-grade improvements in school.

Since receiving his degree in Cinematic Studies from USC, Philip has done programming for the American Film Institute and worked on a variety of film productions. Tutoring has proved incredibly rewarding as well; he finds it most satisfying to help his students see beyond the immediate test score or assignment and find a newfound appreciation and focus towards their education as a whole.

His students have gone on to attend Stanford, Princeton, Brown, U of Chicago and Georgetown, amongst many others.

Subjects Philip tutors

University of Southern California

BA Cinema Studies


Over 7300 hours of tutoring experience with Revolution Prep.


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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 a great guy with a great sense of humor! His facial expressions give life to even the most tiresome topics.

at International School

10/10 best tutor. Super funny (especially if you appreciate sarcasm) and very helpful. Down to earth and easy to understand. Plus, look at that profile picture. Gorgeous.

at Spanish River High School

I've been having tons of fun working with Philip! He is always open to helping me with whatever I need help with, whether its math, or english, or science!

at Willows High School

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