Michael graduated from Macalester College with a B.A. in Mathematics. He took math classes at Wesleyan University when he was in elementary school. He first tutored students for the SAT math section while in high school. Full-time since 2010, he leads CPP’s SAT/ACT Diagnostic team, has co-written CPP’s SAT and ACT Manuals, and designed much of the curriculum that its students employ during class sessions. In his spare time, he enjoys playing board games – especially Scrabble – and watching football, a sport he played for 13 years. His extensive knowledge of statistics has also led to a successful poker career.