As a student, Freya achieved perfect verbal scores on the SAT and the GRE. She has been teaching and tutoring students for the SAT, ACT, GRE, SAT Subject Test in Literature, and SSAT since 2005. She has also taught academic writing, Shakespeare, public speaking, and stage acting in the UK and the US.
Freya has a BA Cum Laude in comparative literature from UC Santa Cruz and a graduate degree in early modern British history from St. Andrews University in Scotland. She also has an extensive background in linguistics, particularly phonetics and historical sociolinguistics. Her writing has appeared in Salon, Narratively, Glamour, Writers Weekly, and on the websites of many health professionals and organizations.