Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond

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Date

January 5, 2011

Format

Paperback, 528 pages

ISBN

0073375195 / 9780073375199

$

Your Price

97.00



Overview


Main description

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 LearnerChapter 2. Expand Your Emotional Intelligence Chapter 3. Manage Your TimeChapter 4. Maximize Your Resources PART TWO Basic Skills and Strategies Chapter 5. Listen and Take Effective NotesChapter 6. Actively ReadChapter 7. Improve Your Memory SkillsChapter 8. Excel at Taking TestsChapter 9. Express Yourself in Writing and SpeechPART THREE Application Chapter 10. Become a Critical Thinker and Creative Problem SolverChapter 11. Create a Healthy Mind, Body, and SpiritChapter 12. Build Supportive and Diverse RelationshipsChapter 13. Develop Positive HabitsChapter 14. Explore Majors and Careers





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