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“Higher Learning is incontestably one of the most important books ever written about succeeding in college.
Professor Shaun Harper, Executive Director, Race and Equity Center, University of Southern California

Higher Learning: Maximizing Your College Experience
is the essential tool for students planning on, transitioning to, or currently enrolled in college.

Packed with inspirational insights and game-changing techniques, this completely rewritten third edition of Higher Learning pushes students to become their fullest selves on campus. Topics include time management, leadership, relationship-building, financial planning and paying for school, career prep, and a host of academic strategies for students to reach their college goals.

About Brian Peterson

Brian Peterson is the Director of Makuu, the University of Pennsylvania’s Black Cultural Center, and a lecturer at Penn. Over his twenty years in higher education he has built student success programs covering the spectrum of access and completion.

A great resource for youth & education programming

"Kudos to Dr. Peterson for updating an already useful resource and making it even better. We are proud to use Higher Learning in our programming with students at Philadelphia Futures."

Sara L. Woods, Esq.,
Executive Director, Philadelphia Futures

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Knowledge & experience that students trust

"For many students at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Peterson’s advice has been crucial for getting through college. Now, students all over the country with access to this knowledge. Read it and see that the keys to thriving in college can be found in the conversations and exercises on these pages."

Mckayla Warwick,
Senior at the University of Pennsylvania

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