Peterson’s Latest Title Hits Home With Student Athletes

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Author Malte Kramer Uses Real-Life Experience to Help Athletes Balance College Priorities

We are excited to include Play for Something in our lineup of student-focused publications.

Peterson's®, a Lincoln, Nebraska-based educational content company, today announced an upcoming title addition to its line of publications for students. Play for Something provides student athletes with the inspiration, strategies, and know-how to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Written by a Division I basketball player who graduated as the valedictorian of his class, Malte Kramer covers various topics, including study strategies, productivity theory, memory mastery, effective writing strategies, homesickness, and networking.

With a foreword by Doug Christie, former NBA player, Play for Something is a must-read for anyone who balances sports and study. This quick read tells it like it is – offering inspiration, insight, and know-how to help student athletes harness their passion and prepare for a career beyond their sport.

"We are excited to include Play for Something in our lineup of student-focused publications," says Dominic Rotondi, Peterson's Executive Director. "As an entrepreneur, former Division I basketball player, and 4.0 student, Malte Kramer provides student athletes with the encouragement and guidance to making their college years work for them."

Play for Something will go on sale October 25, 2016. For more information on this title, please contact PubMarketing(at)Petersons(dot)com.

About the Author

Author Malte Kramer is a German-born athlete turned serial-entrepreneur, speaker, and author. He's the founder of multiple ventures, including GIVVR, a unique fundraising and awareness platform for non-profits, and Luxury Presence, a technology solution for luxury real estate agents. In 2010, Kramer came to the United States on a basketball scholarship to attend Pepperdine University. Four years later, he graduated as the valedictorian of his class with a perfect 4.0 GPA and a degree in economics. While still at Pepperdine, Kramer was admitted as a deferred admit to Stanford Business School and will take his place in the class of 2018.

About Peterson's

Peterson's®, a Nelnet company, has been your trusted educational publisher for over 50 years. It's a milestone we're quite proud of, as we continue to provide the most accurate, dependable, high-quality education content in the field, providing you with everything you need to succeed. No matter where you are on your academic or professional path, you can rely on Peterson's publications and its online information at for the most up-to-date education exploration data, admissions resources, expert test prep and scholarship tools, and the highest-quality career success resources – everything you need to achieve your goals.

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