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.

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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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Experienced Tutor christina-h
Christina graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Humanities. She has over a decade of tutoring experience, and has helped hundreds of students reach their goal...
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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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Noah graduated from New York University with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Dramatic Writing. While at NYU, he received the Founder's Day Award for academic excellence. While a student, he lived in D...
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Experienced Tutor michael-n
Michael graduated Cum Laude from Bob Jones University with a B.S. in Social Studies Education and minor in Creative Writing. He went on to Clemson University to do his Master's work in American His...
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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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Michael holds a B.A. in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature from the University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities and a Ph.D in Comparative Literature from Emory University.Along with extensiv...
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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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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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Shawn graduated with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Drama from New York University's prestigious TISCH School of the Arts. She began her tutoring career in high school, where she tutored her peers in...
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Nathan graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in Materials Science & Engineering and a minor in Management. After working in the technology industry for a few years ...
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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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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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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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Jessica, a graduate of Stanford University, received a B.A. in Theatre and French and minored in Creative Writing. Jessica has experience teaching SAT courses and has been tutoring students of vary...
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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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Michelle had her pick of top schools including Harvard, Princeton, and Yale and chose to attend Yale University. She graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a bachelor's in Economics. At Ya...
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