Portia is a filmmaker, crossword developer for the New York Times, and educator. Born and raised in New York City, she attended the Hewitt School where she started peer tutoring in 7th grade. She graduated with honors from Wesleyan University in 2014, majoring in Psychology and Classics. After graduation, she taught English in Spain before working as a counselor for the nonprofit Henry Street Settlement, where she tutored 9th and 10th grade students in all subjects, including prepping for the Regents and the SAT/ACTs. Her extensive background in cognitive development makes her an expert at overcoming difficulties in the STEM subjects. Her in-depth knowledge of neuroscience and psychology allows her to frame information around its practical use in physicality. This makes her teaching style both expanding and dynamic. She also teaches her students how to study smart, providing self-disciplinary tools that will aid them in their education for years to come.

Portia has won several Harry Potter Trivia Championships and can offer tutoring for anyone interested in claiming her title.

Subjects

  • College Prep

    • ACT,
    • College Essay,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing
  • Entrance Exams

    • City & State Exams,
    • ISEE,
    • SHSAT,
    • SSAT,
    • ACT,
    • SAT Math,
    • SAT Verbal Reasoning,
    • SAT Writing,
    • TACHS,
    • Hunter College HS admissions
  • Math

    • Algebra,
    • Algebra II,
    • Calculus,
    • Elementary Math,
    • Geometry,
    • Linear Algebra,
    • Logic,
    • Math Level 1,
    • Math Level 2,
    • Pre Calculus,
    • Statistics,
    • Trigonometry
    • Art History

      • Art History
    • AP Exams

      • Art History,
      • English Literature,
      • European History,
      • U.S. History & Government,
      • World History,
      • Latin,
      • Statistics,
      • Biology,
      • Physics
    • Science

      • Biology,
      • Physical Science (Elementary),
      • Physics,
      • Physics with Calculus,
      • Psychology
    • SAT Subject Tests

      • Math Level 1,
      • Math Level 2,
      • Biology,
      • Physics,
      • Psychology
    • English

      • English Language,
      • English Literature,
      • Reading,
      • Regents English,
      • Writing
    • History

      • European History,
      • Government and Politics,
      • Holocaust Studies,
      • Social Studies,
      • U.S. History & Government,
      • World History
    • Graduate Exams

      • GRE Prep
    • Language

      • Latin
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