9780131474215

Keys to Success : Building Successful Intelligence for College, Career, and Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131474215

  • ISBN10:

    0131474219

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Since itsrs" publication,Keys to Successhas set the standard for helping readers understand how to be successful in College, Career, and Life. This revision builds on this strength, while adding the new dimension of successful intelligence. Through building their ability to think analytically, creatively, and practically, readers can understand their own power to choose and to act as they proceed through life and the world of work. Because this book shows readers how what helps them succeed in college will also serve them on the job and in life,Keys to Successappeals to every age (traditional and older) and stage (full-time, part-time, working, parenting) of reader.All new stories have been introduced to address the current challenges todayrs"s student facese.g., values, goal setting, time management, basic stress management, test taking strategies, balancing school with work, returning to school as an older student, dealing with financial needs, parenting, supporting various lifestyles and schedules, etc.Learning Stylescoverage shows a clearer delineation of the two learning styles assessments and makes them more useful: how you learn (Gardner's Multiple-Intelligences-based assessment) and how you interact with others (Myers-Briggs-based assessment). Provides specific strategies to play to strengths, compensate for weaknesses, and build study skills. This edition contains extensive coverage of common Freshman pitfallsAcademic integrity; choosing a major; stress management; and credit card debt.For students of college and life.

Table of Contents

Quick Start to College: A Guide to Knowing What to Do, How to Do It, and Where to Get Helpp. xxv
Welcome to College: Opening Doors to Successp. 2
Values, Goals, Time, and Stress: Managing Yourselfp. 28
Learning Styles, Majors, and Careers: Knowing Your Talents and Finding Your Directionp. 62
Critical, Creative, and Practical Thinking: Solving Problems and Making Decisionsp. 92
Reading and Studying: Focusing on Contentp. 128
Listening, Note Taking, and Memory: Taking In, Recording, and Remembering Informationp. 160
Test Taking: Showing What You Knowp. 194
Researching and Writing: Gathering and Communicating Ideasp. 224
Relating to Others: Communicating in a Diverse Worldp. 260
Personal Wellness: Taking Care of Yourselfp. 292
Managing Career and Money: Reality Resourcesp. 320
Creating Your Life: Building a Successful Futurep. 352
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