Social Studies Tutoring

US History

Private US History Tutoring

Since 2005, we have helped students improve their confidence and grades in US history, AP US History, and US History SAT Subject Test. Our clients have even included other professionals in the field of education - teachers, Ivy League professors, and members of the Princeton University administration. Whether your child is struggling or simply looking for enrichment tutoring, our exceptional US history tutors will create a customized approach tailored specifically for your needs. After each session, you’ll receive a detailed progress report to track your child’s improvement (view a real recap from one of our US History tutoring sessions).

What Parents Say about Our US History Tutors

The mother of an 11th grader at West Windsor Plainsboro North contacted us to help her daughter with US history. Her grades were fluctuating between Cs and Fs and she needed help attaining a deeper understanding of the historical significance of events, and also producing short essays for quizzes and tests.

We matched her with Sweta, a public policy major at Princeton University with several years of teaching experience, who specialized in writing and reading comprehension. Here’s what we heard back:

“We have now had two sessions with Sweta and I am writing to let you know how thrilled we are with her. She is very professional, offers pointed advice and is really able to help hugely. Both times after the tutoring session, the comments that I heard were ‘That was so amazingly helpful!!’ That speaks volumes I think. I think you found us the best fit for the needs and Sweta is phenomenal. I am very happy that we came to you and you found us Sweta and just wish that we had done that earlier. Thank you so much.”

“Good news! My daughter went from having a C/F to a high B (one point from an A) in her latest test and the credit goes to Sweta. Just wanted to share with you. Thank you.”

Please visit our testimonials page to read what other parents have said about our amazing tutors. We receive messages like these every week!

Why Princeton Tutoring?

The BEST US History Tutors – Our rigorous recruiting and testing process ensures that we have the best tutors in US history as well as all other subjects. Our tutors are former valedictorians, founders of volunteer groups, and top athletes, who are deeply engaged in a multitude of activities and will bring that same high-level commitment to your child’s education. 

The Most Effective Matching Process – No need for you to scroll through dozens of potentially unqualified tutor profiles. Our experienced staff will match you with the tutor who will be the perfect fit for your child’s unique needs. 

Post-Tutoring Recaps – Session summaries keep you in the loop, help you track progress, and give you peace of mind. 

Satisfaction Guaranteed – We have an impressive track record of increased grades and confidence, and many of our clients are returning customers or referrals. This is why we can offer the best guarantee in the industry.

What further differentiates us from the competition is our genuine desire to help your child succeed. Both Kevin and I started tutoring in high school and continued throughout our college years at Princeton and beyond. We chose to tutor because it was extremely rewarding and something we truly enjoyed. 

Princeton Tutoring was born out of the early successes of our former clients and our desire to provide high-quality tutoring to other families. We understand better than most what parents are looking for, what children need, and which qualities make the best tutors.

Thank you for considering us. We look forward to speaking with you and working with your child to help fulfill his or her academic potential.


Greg Wong Kevin Wong





Greg Wong and Kevin Wong


Why Do Students Struggle with US History?

US history covers everything from the founding of our country and documents like the Declaration of Independence, to the Civil War and Reconstruction, to the Great Depression, the New Deal, and more. Many students struggle with organizing the huge amount of material learned. Some also find it challenging to be able to dig down enough to understand the details, but also step away and see the bigger picture. As a result, they may not always see how events are related to each other or the cause-and-effect behind things.
Doing well in US history requires more than just recall of dates and figures. In order to do well, students must be able to critically read and analyze passages, and develop and defend their arguments in essay form. In AP US History, the document-based-questions (DBQ) and free-response questions tend to give students the most trouble.
Our tutors can help your child develop critical thinking and writing skills that will not only help them in US history, but many other subjects as well.

How Princeton Tutoring Can Help

  1. Understand Your Needs
    • You will have a consultation with one of our partners or directors, all of whom are experts in education.
    • We will identify your goals, and learn more about your child’s academic strengths and weaknesses, learning styles, personality, and interests.

  1. Make a Perfect Match
    • Our partners have more than 15 years of experience matching clients to the right tutors – and we are VERY good at it.

  1. Customized US History Tutoring
    • Each tutoring session is tailored specifically for your child’s unique needs.
    • While working through homework problems and preparing for tests, your tutor will explain confusing concepts and address any gaps in fundamental knowledge.
    • Proper study skills, organizational skills, and learning techniques are emphasized and reinforced at every session.

  1. Post-Tutoring Recaps


World-Class Tutors

We have uncommon access to the best and brightest in the world. Our tutors are hand-picked and have a genuine passion for teaching and mentoring. View our tutor profiles and see for yourself.

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Unique Approach

We approach tutoring differently. Through our company philosophy, highly researched programs, and customized matching process, we are able to more effectively deliver results.

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Satisfaction Guarantee

We have an impressive history of proven success and a guarantee unlike any other in the business: If you're unsatisfied with any session, let us know and we'll make it right.

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