9780073375120

Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073375120

  • ISBN10:

    0073375128

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/12/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

This best-selling text presents new and returning college students with practical, hands-on strategies for increasing their performance inside and outside the classroom.Peak Performancehelps students make the connection between their academic efforts and their job and life skills. Students learn a variety of personal productivity skills related to positive work and study habits, as well as creative problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills. .This new edition includes the latest issues affecting students, such as campus safety and changing technology. Also, more �how to� information gives students even more opportunity to put the material into practice. The revised design and new illustrations help visual learners understand key theories and concepts and provide more practical applications. .

Table of Contents

Building Foundation Skills
Be a Lifelong Learner
Expand Your 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 Supportive and Diverse Relationships
Develop Positive Habits
Explore Majors and Careers
Glossary
Additional
Credits
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