Tanner Tilkens- 8th Hour Science
Overview of the career
Things you need to succeed in this career
In high school, you should take advanced math, science, English, and social studies, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, Foreign Language, and Statistics and Probability.
Degrees you should get in college are: Biopsychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science, Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology, Psychology General, Quantitative Psychology, and School Psychology.
Cost of education
I would live with my parents and it wouldn't cost me anything. I would spend roughly 800 dollars on food, I would spend 1,458 dollars on gas, 1000 on clothes, and 800 dollars on my tuition. Overall, that would cost 4,058 dollars on college.
I will need financial aid, and student loans. I will need to get a part time job. I don't feel like I could be happy with this job.
Pros and Cons
I would be able to see people's "tells", which are things people do when lying, which is something I have always wanted to do.
I would get to stay in the state.
I would be able to be my own boss.
The pay is not great until I become experienced.
I would need to become better at communication, as I am not good at that.
American Psychological Association
National Association of School Psychologists