Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond

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January 5, 2011


Mixed media product, 528 pages


0073375195 / 9780073375199


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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 Performance helps 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 new features to encourage students to practice their decision making skills and focus on one task at a time to achieve peak performance. This practical guide includes the most "how to" information to give students ample opportunity to put the material into practice.

Table of contents

PART ONE Building Foundation Skills Chapter 1. Be a Lifelong Learner Chapter 2. Expand Your Emotional Intelligence Chapter 3. Manage Your Time Chapter 4. Maximize Your Resources PART TWO Basic Skills and Strategies Chapter 5. Listen and Take Effective Notes Chapter 6. Actively Read Chapter 7. Improve Your Memory Skills Chapter 8. Excel at Taking Tests Chapter 9. Express Yourself in Writing and Speech PART THREE Application Chapter 10. Become a Critical Thinker and Creative Problem Solver Chapter 11. Create a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit Chapter 12. Build Supportive and Diverse Relationships Chapter 13. Develop Positive Habits Chapter 14. Explore Majors and Careers

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