Illuminating the world, past and present

History is our story. First and foremost, it’s about people. People who did great things – people who changed the world. To reduce it to a list of dates and names is a missed opportunity for higher level critical thinking.

Professional Tutor Philip is your history expert.

Your child can get more out of History and Social Science classes.

Classes in History and Social Sciences are often focused on facts. Remembering dates, names, locations, events – it can be tedious and boring. Our Professional Tutors are storytellers. By creating a narrative, your child will remember the information better, and gain a deeper understanding of the significance of historical events. Succeeding in History classes also requires strong reading comprehension and critical reading skills. Our tutors will help your child to get the most out of their History reading while saving hours spent on reading assignments.

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Our approach to History & Social Science Tutoring

Read between the lines

If your child is struggling in a social science class, you may be tempted to shrug it off as a lack of interest. What we’ve found is that often a bad grade in History is actually a symptom of a reading issue or poor study skills. Our Professional Tutors are trained to diagnose and assess the root cause of the issue. This ensures that your child’s grades improve while also giving them the tools to be successful throughout their academic career.

Presenting exhibit A

One of the most important skills to develop in History and Social Science classes is presenting an argument based on evidence. Our Professional Tutors will encourage higher order thinking – moving beyond just the facts to analyze and evaluate historical events. Your child will learn how to craft an argument and write about it clearly and persuasively with supporting evidence.

Tell a story

Our Professional Tutors are experts at connecting academic material to a student’s personal interests. Your tutor will go above and beyond to pique your child’s interest in the material and keep sessions fun and engaging. When your child finds a true passion for learning, the possibilities are endless.

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History and Social Studies Tutors

Advanced tutor
with over 118 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor brenna-n
Brenna earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine where she was on the Dean's List during her junior year and recognized twice for undergraduate research i...
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Advanced tutor
with over 128 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor jessica-b
Jessica is an experienced tutor and mentor who has worked with students of all ages from elementary school through university. She received her undergraduate degrees from Santa Clara University in ...
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with over 2002 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor audra-s
Audra is a friendly and enthusiastic teacher, who is committed to helping her students succeed. She has unlimited optimism and encouragement for her students, helping them build strong study skills...
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with over 3397 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor philip-b
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 ...
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Advanced tutor
with over 155 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor suzy-e
Suzy is a graduate of Tufts University, where she studied Art History and Archaeology. After teaching English in South Korea for a year on a Fulbright grant, Suzy continued her studies at the Unive...
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with over 435 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor rachelle-s
Rachelle holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Southern California, and a Juris Doctorate from the UC Hastings College of the Law. She has over 15 years of teaching and tutoring ex...
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Advanced tutor
with over 71 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor dan-m
Dan is the son of a teacher and fell in love with teaching when in his freshmen year of high school he began tutoring his classmates after school. Dan is a graduate of Tulane University with a B.A....
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with over 752 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor alaina-b
Alaina earned her Masters of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is committed to helping every scholar unlock success through developing their own learning skills and strat...
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with over 505 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor heather-c
Heather earned her Bachelor's degree from George Washington University in International Affairs, with a minor in Religion. She has worked as a teacher in the United States, Nigeria, and Belgium whe...
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with over 843 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor sarah-s
Sarah earned her Bachelor’s in English from Wellesley College, and went on to earn two Masters degrees- Classics from Vanderbilt and Ancient History from UC Berkeley. Sarah has a warm, witty, and s...
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with over 455 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor sheila-h
Sheila graduated Magna Cum Laude from Princeton University, with a Bachelor's degree in Romance Languages and Literature. She received a Ph.D in History from New York University. She spent a year ...
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with over 453 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor brandon-c
Brandon has pursued his education in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Canada. He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in History, and has passed comprehensive history exams at t...
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with over 427 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor jordan-b
Jordan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Creighton University and earned his Bachelor's degree in Psychology, with minors in Music and Philosophy. Jordan was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's m...
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with over 259 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor dorian-p
Dorian earned his Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from Tufts University, where he graduated Cum Laude. Dorian previously worked with General Electric and decided to turn down an offer to ...
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with over 7443 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor ryan
Ryan is a four-time Jeopardy! champion and competed in the Tournament of Champions, making him the ultimate trivia teammate as well as an encyclopedia of knowledge for all his students. He has been...
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with over 651 hours of experience

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Jessica has worked with students of all ages as an SAT instructor, math and writing tutor, and swim coach for the past ten years. Before working for Revolution, she worked at Kaplan Test Prep. She ...
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with over 3317 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor jason
Jason Grasl has over six years of tutoring experience and an impressive background distinguished by its breadth as well as its depth. He majored in electrical engineering and his know-how has broug...
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with over 4022 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor alexis-s
Alexis graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School For Science and Technology with a Governor's Degree. There she earned a National Merit Scholarship, completed a senior research project on circadi...
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with over 4412 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor jim-c
Jim Clark graduated from Williams College, where he earned his BA in psychology while playing rugby, hockey and football. He has logged thousands of hours teaching elementary, middle and high schoo...
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with over 4543 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor mindi
A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and the youngest founding member of the Lonely Planet Foundation, Mindi is a Revolution Prep veteran, serving as a faculty peer ...
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with over 1832 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor christian-c
Christian focuses on building a trusting learning environment for every student, enabling them to become more confident and further an interest in academics. As a former varsity college soccer play...
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Experienced Tutor 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...
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with over 1994 hours of experience

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Elise excels at assessing the individual strengths and weaknesses of each student. She uses these insights to help each student develop a unique approach to his or her studies that will be useful i...
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with over 3785 hours of experience

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Andrew holds a BS in Biomedical Sciences, Neuroscience, and Psychology from CMU. While at University, he conducted independent research into the nematode germline, elucidating the role of oocyte ri...
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Kylie Schachte is a recent graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, where she focused on writing, psychology, and theatre. Kylie started tutoring when she was fifteen, and since then she's worked with e...
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Hannah is an incredible tutor. She is funny and makes learning the material extremely enjoyable. She is a fantastic tutor and the improvements on my test grades are all thanks to her.

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