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..
The new edition has been extensively updated to include an even stronger integration of the theme of "Self-Management," reinforcing the importance of character and personal responsibility. All the interactive exercises and assessments have been revised to promote critical thinking, and a new culminating chapter now focuses on exploring majors, career development, and service learning..