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Social Studies tutors (History)


We found 15 tutors who specialize in that subject. Click on a tutor below to see the full profile.

Barbara Cortes

Barbara recently graduated from NYU, cum laude, with a major in Psychology, minor in Sociology and completed the pre-medical coursework. In high school, Barbara was an International Baccalaureate candidate and graduated top 1% of her class. Barbara teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

AP Exams: U.S. History
College Admissions: College Essay
English: Literature, Reading, Regents English, Writing
History: Global Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
Languages: French, Spanish
Math: Algebra, Algebra II, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Trigonometry
NYC Exams: City & State Exams
SAT Subject Tests: Physics
Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science (Elementary), Physics, Psychology

Chris Jacques

Chris, a 2008 graduate of Vassar College, has been working full-time as a tutor since 2010. Previously, Chris worked as an associate director for a college admissions advisory company, where he coached applicants on their college essay, advised applicants on college choice, and interviewed college admissions directors. Chris teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

ACT and SAT Prep: ACT, SAT Math, SAT Verbal Reasoning, SAT Writing
AP Exams: Art History, English Language, English Literature, European History, Government and Politics, U.S. History, World History
College Admissions: College Essay
English: Literature, Reading, Regents English, Writing
History: Global Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
Math: Algebra, Algebra II, Elementary Math, Geometry, Trigonometry
NYC Exams: City & State Exams, ISEE, SHSAT, SSAT
SAT Subject Tests: Literature, U.S. History, World History

Dennis Owrutsky

Dennis, who grew up in Baltimore, is a natural teacher: he has been tutoring since 8th grade. This experience pushed him intellectually and resulted in broad, diverse intellectual interests. Dennis teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

ACT and SAT Prep: SAT Math, SAT Verbal Reasoning
AP Exams: Calculus AB, Statistics
College Admissions: College Essay
Computer Science: Python
Economics: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
English: Reading, Regents English, Writing
GMAT: GMAT prep
GRE: GRE Prep
History: Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
Math: Algebra, Algebra II, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Logic, Pre Calculus, Probability Theory, Trigonometry
NYC Exams: City & State Exams
Philosophy: Philosophy
SAT Subject Tests: Math Level 1, U.S. History

Hannah Ho

Born and raised in Maryland, Hannah attended a magnet school in the suburbs of Washington D.C. Hannah teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

AP Exams: Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Language, English Literature, Government and Politics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, Statistics, U.S. History
Computer Science: C, Java, Java Script, Python
English: Literature, Reading, Regents English, Writing
History: Global Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History
Math: Algebra, Algebra II, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Statistics, Trigonometry
NYC Exams: City & State Exams
SAT Subject Tests: Biology, Math Level 1, Math Level 2, U.S. History, World History
Science: Biology, Earth Science, Physics, Physics with Calculus, Psychology

Martin Carlino

Martin recently graduated from Harvard College, where he studied Government and worked for nearly three years as a peer tutor at the Bureau of Study Counsel. He has helped students with standardized test prep, essay writing, study habits, and tutoring in history, English, and many other subjects. Martin teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

ACT and SAT Prep: ACT, SAT Verbal Reasoning, SAT Writing
AP Exams: English Language, English Literature, Government and Politics, U.S. History, World History
College Admissions: College Essay
English: Literature, Reading, Regents English, Writing
History: Global Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
NYC Exams: City & State Exams
SAT Subject Tests: U.S. History, World History

Matthew Hershoff

Matthew recently graduated the Creative Writing program at Columbia University cum laude and lives in Brooklyn. He studied neuroscience at Duke University for a year before transferring to Columbia. Matthew teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

ACT and SAT Prep: ACT, SAT Math, SAT Verbal Reasoning, SAT Writing
AP Exams: Biology, English Language, English Literature, European History, Psychology, U.S. History, World History
College Admissions: College Essay
Economics: Macroeconomics
English: Literature, Reading, Regents English, Writing
Geography: Geography, Geopolitics
History: Global Studies, Holocaust Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
Math: Algebra, Algebra II, Elementary Math, Logic, Pre Calculus
Philosophy: Philosophy
SAT Subject Tests: Biology, Chemistry, Literature, Math Level 1, Math Level 2, U.S. History, World History
Science: anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, neurobiology, Physical Science (Elementary), Psychology

Nathan Saignes

Nathan is a third culture kid: he grew up in France, with an American mother, a French father and a German nanny. After completing his scientific baccalaureate with honors, he completed a highly selective, multidisciplinary humanities program widely regarded as the most difficult in France, studying French, English, German, modern and classical literature, Latin and ancient Greek, history, geography, and drama at Bachelor level. Nathan teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

English: Literature, Reading, Writing
Geography: Geography, Geopolitics
History: Global Studies, Social Studies, World History
Languages: French, German, Latin
Math: Algebra, Algebra II, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Trigonometry
NYC Exams: SHSAT
Science: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics

Noah Lincoff

Noah, a born and raised New Yorker, graduated from Stuyvesant High School, then the University of Wisconsin Madison, and also studied at the London School of Economics. He is currently working on a Cornell Executive MBA. Noah teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

ACT and SAT Prep: SAT Math, SAT Verbal Reasoning, SAT Writing
Economics: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
English: Literature, Reading, Regents English, Writing
Geography: Geography
History: Global Studies, Holocaust Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
NYC Exams: City & State Exams, HSPT, ISEE, SHSAT, SSAT
Philosophy: Philosophy
SAT Subject Tests: Literature, U.S. History, World History

Nora Solomon

Nora will enter her 6th year of teaching this fall, continuing as a first grade special education teacher at a progressive charter school in the Bronx. After graduating from Bank Street College of Education with a masters of science in general/special childhood education, she started her career in a progressive pre-school that focuses on the whole child, providing fundamental skills to help kids be successful socially and in school. Nora teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

English: Literature, Reading, Regents English, Writing
History: Social Studies
Math: Elementary Math
NYC Exams: City & State Exams, ISEE

Raphael Linden

Raphael is a filmmaker, writer and animator. Born in California, he grew up in Costa Rica and attended a French lycee, so is fully fluent in Spanish, French and English. Raphael teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

ACT and SAT Prep: ACT, SAT Math, SAT Verbal Reasoning, SAT Writing
AP Exams: French Language, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature
English: Literature, Writing
History: Social Studies
Languages: French, Spanish
NYC Exams: City & State Exams, SHSAT, SSAT
SAT Subject Tests: French, Spanish
Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Sarah Stewart Chapin

Originally from Northern Virginia, Sarah attended public schools in Fairfax County and was an International Baccalaureate Diploma Recipient and a National Merit Finalist in high school. She recently graduated from Yale with a degree in Theater Studies and a new appreciation for New Haven’s amazing pizza restaurants. Sarah teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

ACT and SAT Prep: ACT, SAT Math, SAT Verbal Reasoning, SAT Writing
College Admissions: College Essay
English: Writing
History: Global Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
Math: Algebra, Algebra II, Geometry, Pre Calculus
SAT Subject Tests: Literature, Math Level 1, Math Level 2

Simone Policano

Simone was born and raised on the West Side (read: Best Side) of New York City, where she crossed Central Park each morning for 13 years to attend Hunter College Elementary & High School. She headed to Yale for four years, acting in theatrical productions with the Yale Dramatic Association and performing in comedy shows with Yale’s premier sketch group “Red Hot Poker. Simone teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

ACT and SAT Prep: ACT
College Admissions: College Essay
English: Literature, Reading, Writing
History: Global Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
Languages: Spanish
Math: Algebra, Elementary Math
Science: Biology

Teresa Fraguada

Teresa is a born and bred New Yorker who is familiar with going to school in the city, having attended Stuyvesant. After graduating from Brown University, she moved to the U. Teresa teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

ACT and SAT Prep: ACT, SAT Math, SAT Verbal Reasoning, SAT Writing
AP Exams: Biology, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Human Geography, U.S. History, World History
College Admissions: College Essay
English: Literature, Reading, Regents English, Writing
Geography: Geography, Geopolitics
History: Global Studies, Holocaust Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
Math: Algebra, Algebra II, Elementary Math, Geometry, Pre Calculus
NYC Exams: City & State Exams, ISEE, SHSAT, SSAT
SAT Subject Tests: Biology, Chemistry, Literature, Math Level 1, Math Level 2, Physics, U.S. History, World History
Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Yasmin Gagne

Yasmin graduated from Columbia University with a BA in comparative literature and society in May 2015. She is currently working at a flagship media publication. Yasmin teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

AP Exams: French Language, Spanish Language
College Admissions: College Essay
English: Literature, Reading, Regents English, Writing
History: Social Studies, World History
Languages: French, Spanish
NYC Exams: SHSAT
Philosophy: Philosophy
SAT Subject Tests: French, Spanish

Yoav Sivan

Yoav moved to New York for Columbia Journalism School, and now writes freelance, yet loves math and science He has always enjoyed helping students understand a diverse array of new subjects and solve problems. Before journalism, he worked as an aide to members of the Israeli parliament, and in other teaching and research positions. Yoav teaches Social Studies and the following subjects:

AP Exams: Art History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Literature, European History, Government and Politics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
Economics: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
English: Literature, Writing
Geography: Geography, Geopolitics
History: Global Studies, Holocaust Studies, Social Studies, U.S. History, U.S. History & Government, World History
Languages: Hebrew
Math: Algebra, Algebra II, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Pre Calculus, Statistics, Trigonometry
Philosophy: Philosophy
SAT Subject Tests: Literature, Math Level 1, Math Level 2, Physics, U.S. History, World History
Science: Chemistry, Physical Science (Elementary), Physics, Physics with Calculus