Book Review by Black Men In America.com
We all should know the value of a good education. College is not for everyone. If you are suited for college, you need to read this guide. Higher Hopes: A Black Man’s Guide to College helps you find the right tools, tips and strategies to have a successful college career.
Author R. D. Smith wrote this book based on his own college experience coupled with the sobering statistics of poor black male performance in college settings. Smith concluded that many black men were capable of succeeding in college but many did not know how to succeed. In other cases, students received bad advice or did not understand or know the value of a college education could positively impact one’s life.
The book is straight talk with encouraging and painful stories that most people can relate to when it comes to navigating the mazes associated with institutions of higher learning.
Author R. D. Smith attending the University of Virginia and graduated with honors earning a double major in commerce and physics. He later earned his MBA at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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