9780073125497

Peak Performance : Success in College and Beyond

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073125497

  • ISBN10:

    0073125490

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/15/2006
  • Publisher: Career Education
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Summary

This best-selling text presents new and returning college students with practical, hands-on methods of increasing their performance inside and outside the classroom. It helps them make the connection between their academic efforts and their job and life skills. They learn a variety of personal productivity skills related to positive work and study habits, as well as creative problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills.The new edition has been extensively updated to include an even stronger integration of the theme of "Self-Management", reinforcing the importance of character and personal responsibility. All the interactive exercises and assessments have been revised to promote critical thinking, and a new culminating chapter now focuses on exploring majors, career development, and service learning.

Table of Contents

Building Foundation Skills
Discover How You Learn Best
Achieve Emotional Intelligence
Manage Your Time
Maximize Your Resources
Basic Skills and Strategies
Listen and Take Effective Notes
Actively Read
Improve Your Memory Skills
Excel at Taking Tests
Express Yourself in Writing and Speech
Application
Become a Critical Thinker and Creative Problem Solver
Create a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit
Build Healthy and Diverse Relationships
Develop Positive Attitudes and Habits
Explore Majors and Careers
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