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Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond / Edition 10

Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond / Edition 10

by Sharon Ferrett


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This is a revision ten editions in the making! We pulled out all the stops to commemorate ten editions of teaching students how to reach their peak performance and succeed in school and life.

Peak Performance delivers the essential tools for managing time and resources by showing students how to:

  • Empower themselves to feel that they belong in college and that the tools for success are all around them
  • Learn how habits work and how to replace counter-productive habits with positive habits that will help them in college and beyond
  • Learn to integrate all learning styles for maximum success
  • Learn how to seek out support and resources on campus for challenges new students face, and remain persistent in pursuit of their goals
  • Relate what they are exploring now to future success on the job
  • Strive to cultivate the qualities, habits, and skills of peak performers

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781259702761
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/26/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 659,671
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Sharon Ferrett (Arcata, CA) has spent over twenty-five years as a college professor, advisor, and dean, and over fifteen years as a management consultant.

Table of Contents

Building Foundation Skills
1 Be a Lifelong Learner
2 Build Peak Habits
3 Expand Your Emotional Intelligence
4 Manage Your Time
5 Maximize Your Resources

Basic Skills and Strategies
6 Listen and Take Effective Notes
7 Actively Read
8 Improve Your Memory Skills
9 Excel at Taking Tests
10 Express Yourself in Writing and Speech

11 Become a Critical Thinker and Creative Problem Solver
12 Create a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit
13 Build Supportive and Diverse Relationships
14 Explore Majors and Careers

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