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Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond
Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond

Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond, 12th Edition

ISBN10: 1266602550 | ISBN13: 9781266602559
By Sharon Ferrett
© 2024

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The 12th edition of Peak Performance continues to provide students with common-sense strategies for excelling in school, career, 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 through the power of grit, perseverance, and resiliency.  
• Learn to acknowledge, name, and manage emotions in a positive way.  
• Practice a positive, open mindset that focuses on growth, learning, and effort.  
• 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 and critical and creativity for maximum success.  
• Learn how to seek out mutual support and resources on campus for challenges new students face and remain persistent in pursuit of their goals.  
• Focus sustained effort to cultivate essential qualities for school, job, and life success. 

PART ONE: Building Foundation Skills  

Chapter 1: Be a Lifelong Learner  

Chapter 2: Build Peak Habits  

Chapter 3: Expand Your Emotional Intelligence  

Chapter 4: Manage Your Time   

Chapter 5: Maximize Your Resources  

PART TWO: Basic Skills and Strategies  

Chapter 6: Listen and Take Effective Notes  

Chapter 7: Actively Read  

Chapter 8: Improve Your Memory Skills  

Chapter 9: Excel at Taking Tests  

Chapter 10: Express Yourself in Writing and Speech  

PART THREE: Application 

Chapter 11: Become a Critical Thinker and Creative Problem Solver 

Chapter 12: Create a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit   

Chapter 13: Build Supportive and Diverse Relationships  

Chapter 14: Explore Majors and Careers

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Sharon Ferrett


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