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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History and Social Studies Tutors

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with over 200 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor delilah
Delilah graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Journalism from Georgia State University, putting her studies to work as a copywriter for Atlanta’s public transportation system. She has tutored ...
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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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with over 0 hours of experience

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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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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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Jackie earned her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of California, San Diego. She was an Honor student, as well as a research and teaching assistant within the Math...
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with over 190 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor alaina
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 119 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor rachelle
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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with over 143 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor heather
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 199 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor 7095
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 6808 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 1553 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor paige
Paige's enthusiasm for tutoring is contagious; her positivity helps students overcome anxieties and build confidence to become successful students. Paige especially enjoys helping students with the...
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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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Experienced Tutor alexis
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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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 2959 hours of experience

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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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Experienced Tutor jim
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 2887 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor nora
Nora has been guiding students to the insights they seek since 2008. Some of her favorite past positions include serving as a Writing Associate at Oberlin College, where she majored in English and ...
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with over 4205 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 7038 hours of experience

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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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with over 3126 hours of experience

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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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with over 1305 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor david
David has a true passion for math and science, and works tirelessly to pass it on to each of his students. For David, it’s not just about building skills, but helping students appreciate the learni...
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with over 697 hours of experience

Experienced Tutor erik
Erik is committed to not only helping students excel at a target subject or on a test, but also to fostering a general appreciation for the pursuit of knowledge. He has worked successfully with stu...
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Experienced Tutor andrew
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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Michelle Hirschler is a bright, bubbly tutor and avid fitness fanatic who improves SAT and ACT scores by using a kinetic and connection-based approach to her students. She loves working with athlet...
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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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