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The History tutors at Veritas have extensive experience studying, writing about, teaching, and tutoring their common field.  Whether the need may be catching up or forging ahead, these tutors will help your or your student develop the skills on which every History student relies: namely, analysis, synthesis, organization, and knowledge.  These skills carry throughout the various presentations of the subject - from MCAS to AP - and will help students prepare to succeed on such exams with strategy and confidence.  So, whether you may be studying revolutionary Latin America or medieval Japan, we have the expertise not only to improve your abilities but also to engage you while doing so.

High School level courses: American History, World History, AP American History, AP European History

Standardized tests: AP History, AP American History, AP European History, SAT II History

 

Tutors Available for History Tutoring:

Brandon B.

Brandon is a first-year graduate student in modern European history at Harvard University, focusing on twentieth-century German intellectual and political history. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011 with a BA in history and a minor in mathematics. While at Penn, Brandon won numerous awards for research papers in history and received an Undergraduate Humanities Forum research fellowship in 2009-10. Through a Fulbright grant, Brandon spent the 2011-12 school year teaching English at a secondary school in Berlin, Germany, where he worked as a classroom teacher and led two after-school clubs. He has also tutored in the West Philadelphia public schools through Penn’s Center for Community Partnerships.

  • Excellent performance on verbal and math sections of the SAT and GRE exams
  • Experienced tutor and classroom teacher for middle and high school students
  • PhD Candidate in History at Harvard University
  • Wide-ranging academic experiences include coursework and research in both the humanities and sciences

Jennifer M.

Jenny majored in the joint Archaeology/Materials Science program at MIT, receiving both her BS and PhD from there. She is Phi Beta Kappa, a National Merit Scholar, winner of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, an MIT Presidential Fellowship, and was awarded a FAMSI Research Grant. Her education combines both engineering and social sciences/humanities (she also minored in Art History at MIT), so she tutors a variety of different subjects, particularly in the sciences and math, although she particularly enjoys integrating multiple subjects for students. Jenny has been tutoring for over five years and has worked with students ranging in age from late elementary through graduate school. She has twice lectured full year subjects at MIT, but enjoys the face-to-face contact involved in tutoring. During college, she studied at Oxford University for a semester, and her archaeological research was conducted in Belize and Mexico. She has spent over two years living and working in Mexico.

Denva J.

Denva graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Italian Studies and Art History with highest honors from Sweet Briar College. She has studied at Universita degli Studi di Carlo Bo in Italy and at the South Carolina Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities in Greenville, South Carolina where she specialized in acting. Before attending Harvard University where she is currently a PhD candidate in the department of the History of Art and Architecture, Denva was a high school teacher at the MATCH School in Boston, Massachusetts. At MATCH Denva taught high school English, both literature and writing, to 9th graders. During her tenure there, MATCH was the recipient of the prestigious EPIC award for excellent teaching practices and MCAS scores.

  • Has interned at The Cloisters, a medieval art museum associated with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
  • Has interned at the Walters Museum in Baltimore, Maryland working on Baroque and Renaissance objects