Phil specializes in ACT and SAT preparation, as well as AP Physics, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Chemistry, and other math and science subjects. He has spent countless of hours mentoring students throughout the region, refining techniques and strategies for both the SAT and ACT. His knowledge allows him to target the individual needs of each one of his students with a mix of content review, test prep strategies, and confidence/intuition building.
Phil’s thorough understanding of the material allows him to shore up even the smallest of problem areas in each section. While studying physics and mathematics at the University of Alaska, Phil learned to appreciate the importance of a thorough understanding of the fundamental framework of any given subject. It is always a priority of his to inspire a drive to deeply analyze any problem or concept that a student encounters.
Prior to moving to Sacramento, Phil lived in Fairbanks, Alaska where he attended college. He enjoys mountain and road biking, playing soccer, hiking and backpacking, and keeping up with the latest developments in physics, astronomy, and mathematics.