Graduation from high school may signal the natural time to enter the halls of higher education, but is that actually the right time? Amy and Mike invited psychologist Tamir Rotman to answer a question that should be asked more often: “How do you know if you are ready for college?”
What are five things you will learn in this episode?
- What does it mean to be ready for college?
- What are the consequences when a student is not ready for college?
- What skills and traits should students possess before they arrive at college?
- What are some red flags to look for regarding college readiness?
- How can students who are not ready become college ready?
MEET OUR GUEST
Tamir Rotman is the Director of Change at Free Spirit Experience. He has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is a practicing psychologist, working both inside and outside of the therapy room with youth from various cultures, difficulties, and needs. Dr. Rotman has spent 20 summers at Camp Ojibwa in the Wisconsin North Woods, 2 years as the clinical director at “Lotan’s Way”, a not-for-profit specializing in desert-wilderness therapeutic expeditions for at-risk youth, and a milieu psychologist in residential care settings for troubled youth both in the U.S. and in Israel.
Find Tamir at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THIS PODCAST
Tests and the Rest is THE college admissions industry podcast. Explore all of our episodes on the show page.
ABOUT YOUR HOSTS
Mike Bergin is the president of Chariot Learning and founder of TestBright. Amy Seeley is the president of Seeley Test Pros. If you’re interested in working with Mike and/or Amy for test preparation, training, or consulting, feel free to get in touch through our contact page. We’d love to hear from you!