College can be intimidating and confusing for those who don't quite understand this elaborate and sometimes complex process. There are pitfalls and landmines along the way that can derail you on the path to fulfilling your personal and professional dreams.
But it doesn't have to be this way. What if you had your own personal professor to show you the ropes and tell you all the secrets?
Dr. Boyce Watkins has been teaching at the college level for the last 20 years. He was the Wall Street Journal Outstanding Graduating Senior, finishing college with three majors and two bachelor's degrees, all in four years.
Dr. Watkins went on to become one of the most respected professors in the world, appearing on national television hundreds of times.
In this class, Dr. Watkins delivers his massive experience in an honest way, giving you all the tools you need to have dominate the college experience and have a blast while you do it. He helps you to avoid common mistakes and gives you insights that most college students don't have to give you an authentic advantage over the competition.
I love to learn. I love to teach.. I never presume that I know everything, since the key to knowledge is understanding how little you actually know. But my goal is to give information, insights and perspectives that allow you to broaden your thinking and to realize all that is possible.
My PhD is in Finance, which I obtained from The Ohio State University. My masters degrees are in Mathematics and Statistics, which I earned at The University of Kentucky. I also received BA and BS degrees with a triple major in Finance, Economics and Business Management from The University of Kentucky.
I have been on the faculty at Syracuse University since 2001. Before that, I taught classes at The University of Rochester, The Ohio State University, Indiana University and The University of Kentucky. I've been teaching at the college level since I was 22 years old, and have mostly taught classes in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics and Finance.
I am the author of the following books: "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about College," "What if George Bush were a Black Man?", "Financial Lovemaking 101: Merging Assets with Your Partner in Ways that Feel Good," and "Black American Money."
Finally, I am the founder of the Your Black World Coalition, an organization and independent media outlet with over half a million subscribers worldwide. We have played a role in confronting destructive hip-hop music, and have also led campaigns on various civil rights issues in the African American community.