Peak Performance : Success in College and Beyond

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-08-14
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Self-Assessment and Choosing Majors

Chapter 2 Attitude, Motivation, and Integrity

Chapter 3 Managing Your Time

Chapter 4 Active Listening and Note Taking

Chapter 5 Active Reading

Chapter 6 Memory Skills

Chapter 7 Test Taking

Chapter 8 Expressing Yourself in Writing and Speech

Chapter 9 Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving

Chapter 10 Health and Stress

Chapter 11 Building Healthy and Diverse Relationships

Chapter 12 Exploring Your Community's Resources

Chapter 13 Developing Good Habits

Chapter 14 Career Development Portfolio

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