Philip T
About

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.

Academic Subjects
  • Algebra I
  • Trigonometry
  • ACT
  • PSAT
  • SAT
  • SAT II Math Level 1
  • SAT II Math Level 2
  • Geometry
  • 9th Grade English
  • 10th Grade English
  • ISEE
  • SSAT
  • HSPT
  • U.S. Government (Regular)
  • U.S. Government and Politics (AP)
  • U.S. History (AP)
  • U.S. History (Regular)
  • World History (AP)
  • World History (Regular)
  • European History (AP)
  • European History (Regular)
  • Algebra II
  • IB Math
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Elementary-Level Math
  • Biology (AP)
  • Biology (Honors)
  • Biology (Regular)
  • Environmental Science (AP)
  • Environmental Science (Regular)
  • Chemistry (AP)
  • Chemistry (Honors)
  • Chemistry (IB)
  • Elementary-Level Science
  • Chemistry (Regular)
  • Middle School-Level Science
  • Physics (Regular)
  • College Essay Writing
  • English Language & Composition (AP)
  • English Language (Honors)
  • English Literature & Composition (AP)
  • English Literature (Honors)