MEET PROFESSOR COPE

Each off-season, Brandon returns to the University of Pennsylvania to teach "Life 101" – using his unique experiences and skills to educate younger generations, and make essential financial concepts accessible, digestible and entertaining.

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I keep coming back to what I learned in Life 101! I'm happy to say that in one year, I've knocked out 50% of my student loan debt. The finish line is closer than I thought!
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MAYA DORSEY
University of Pennsylvania, '20
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Very grateful for this class! I feel more prepared to manage my personal finances after I graduate, and Professor Cope always spoke in a way that was inspiring and motivating.
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MARGO COUGHLIN
University of Pennsylvania, '19
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Brandon shared a lot of personal stories, which I really enjoyed – and enlisted friends to share their experiences. Now I feel better prepared to go out into the real world!
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DAVID CHEN
Life 101 eCourse, '21

LATEST PARTNERSHIPS

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COPE'ING WITH MONEY

As a Kiplinger contributing editor, Brandon wrote and published monthly video features covering a wide variety of financial topics – from buying your first car, to discussing money with your children.

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CBS x CAPITAL ONE

Partnering with CBS and Capital One, Brandon hosted a round table discussion for high school students – breaking down some of their biggest financial concerns, and coaching them to use their money as a tool for years to come.

VISA FINANCIAL FOOTBALL

Brandon partnered with Visa as part of their Financial Football initiative to bring financial literacy to high school students around the country – helping young people learn about their money through a sport they know and love.

STEP INTO THE CLASSROOM

When the world went virtual, so did Cope. Now, anyone can take his Ivy League financial education course, Life 101 – fully edited and adapted for an immersive online experience.

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