Michael Roth – Founder; Senior Counselor & Teacher

Michael has been involved personally and professionally in the college admissions process for over 30 years. He attended 2 of the leading U.S. high schools and 7 universities, earning 3 degrees from all levels of the U.S. higher education system. Michael graduated Magna cum Laude from Mercer County Community College with an A.S. in Business Administration; Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis University with a B.A. in Economics; and Beta Gamma Sigma from Columbia Business School with an M.B.A in General Management, focused on finance, human resource management, and international business.

Professionally, Michael has an extensive and diverse global background, having worked for multinationals both in the U.S. (CBS Television) and Turkey (Citibank). He has also worked for small entrepreneurial firms and family businesses, in industries ranging from investment banking to corporate services, antiques, internet, and human resources. Functionally, Michael has held positions in finance, business development, sales, marketing, and human resources, including both support and line management positions. Michael continues to teach senior-level Business English to executives at numerous Turkish and multinational corporations. eduWise leverages on this extensive and broad experience when helping you develop appropriate career plans that logically follow your academic targets.

Michael is an American who has lived in Istanbul since 1996. He is married to a wonderful Turkish woman and they have two adorable children – Mina (9) and Deniz (6). However, all eduWise students are considered our kids; we aspire to achieve the same academic and professional goals for you as though you were our own children. Our goal for every eduWise student is life-time personal and professional success; gaining University acceptance is merely an important intermediate goal.