Sabari S.

Sabari S.

Sabari S.
Sabari is finishing his Bachelor of Arts degree in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is planning on pursuing a PhD with a focus in Quantum Physics. His goal is to create a sustainable nuclear fusion reactor capable of producing clean energy without any harmful byproducts. He has been tutoring STEM subjects since his early high school years, and enjoys making complex subjects easy to grasp for students. He also spends time to ensure his students understand how what they are learning can be applied to real life situations while still instilling passion for deeper philosophical inquiry into subject matters. He is highly proficient and skilled in teaching physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science, as well as English and history. He is very caring and sincere when working with his students and takes time to ensure students have full clarity in realizing the answers to any questions they may have had. During his free time, he enjoys lifting weights at the gym, listening to and making music, as well as spending time with his family and German Shepherd, Stella.
Chemistry | Computer Science | English | French | Mathematics | Physics | Science

Tara B.

Tara B.

Tara B.
Tara is currently finishing up the final steps for her Bachelors in Education for early childhood, with a focus on Foundation Phase Education. She is very passionate about the English language including Colonial and post-colonial English, Poetry, reading and writing (from essays, articles, dialogues, and portfolios, as well as how to teach reading utilizing various methods. She also enjoys tutoring biology, geography, mathematics, history, and ESL. Tara has great study skills and loves to teach her students top study skills, engaging both the left and right sides of the brain for a powerful impact. With a combination of teaching and tutoring for over 5 years, she loves to see her students succeed and become passionate and confident in themselves and their capabilities. Being from South Africa means Tara loves and lives for the outdoors. When not tutoring, Tara’s perfect day involves sunshine along with animals, mountains, and a fresh sea breeze.
Biology | ESL | Geography | History | Mathematics | Middle School Subjects | Reading/Writing

Maiya T.

Maiya T.

Maiya T.
Maiya is currently a college student at Wellesley College. She is studying Economics and Cognitive Science (focus on AI). She loves math of all levels and has been tutoring primarily in math for the past seven years. She tutors math subjects up to Calculus, as well as ACT/SAT math, as well as Spanish (levels 1-3), Computer Science, Economics, English, grammar, writing, History, test prep, and ACT/SAT. She loves to help students who are struggling and need a few different explanations of a topic before it clicks, as well as students who need more advanced topics than school can provide. Outside of tutoring and school, Maiya loves to ballroom dance, travel, and hike with her dogs. She is looking forward to helping you accomplish your academic goals!
Chemistry | Computer Science | Economics | English | Government | History | Mathematics | Middle School Subjects | Physics | Reading/Writing | SAT/ACT | Science
Kory M.

Kory M.

Kory M.
Kory earned a Bachelor of Science (with honors) from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon where he double majored in Bioinformatics and Mathematics and minored in Computer Science. During his time at Pacific, he tutored students from local high schools in mathematics and participated in multiple research projects; presenting his work at national conferences. Kory has a passion for Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science and loves helping students develop the foundational skills required to excel in STEM. He is patient and understanding and looks to connect with students and learn which study methods work best fit them. Kory grew up in Pleasanton playing baseball which he continued at the high school and collegiate level. Now, he is an avid sports fan who loves the A's and Warriors. He also enjoys traveling with his girlfriend, being in nature, playing video games, bowling, and spending time with family.
Biology | Chemistry | Computer Science | Mathematics | SAT/ACT | Science
Tanya S.

Tanya S.

Tanya S.
Tanya has her bachelors in English followed by Masters in Public Relations & Corporate Communications. She holds double Masters and completed her MBA in Information Systems from the bay. She is currently a doctorate student and believes if you are truly passionate about learning, you will never cease to grow. She has privately tutored students earlier and enjoyed it so much that she began with Pleasanton Tutoring. Her drive to share knowledge makes her a dedicated tutor. She is patient and likes to customize her teaching methods to accommodate her student’s needs. She has experience in copywriting, content writing, editing and has helped students in drafting their essays for scholarship, admissions and statement of purpose based on their unique profile. When she gets time she enjoys reading, dancing, watching documentaries, yoga and therapeutic cooking.
English | Environmental Science | History | Mathematics | Middle School Subjects | Reading/Writing | Science | Social Studies