The 7 Habits® of Highly Effective College Students

A life-changing student success course based on timeless principles of personal effectiveness.


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students

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Helping Students Succeed in College and in Life

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students is a high-impact student success course that benefits and sustains students in college and beyond. This instructor-led course delivers a powerful blended learning experience designed to:

  • Enhance student engagement.
  • Improve persistence.
  • Strengthen student learning.
  • Increase retention and completion rates.

In addition, the course provides students with the skills, tools, and mindset they need to succeed in a global and ever-changing marketplace.

Built on the foundation of Stephen R. Covey’s global bestselling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, this student success curriculum was authored by Sean Covey and eight other leading academic experts.

Introduction to the 7 Habits course.

Habit 1: Be Proactive®

Focus and act on what you can control and influence instead of what you can’t.

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Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind®

Define clear measures of success and a plan to achieve them.

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Habit 3: Put First Things First®

Prioritize and achieve your most important goals instead of constantly reacting to urgencies.

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Habit 4: Think Win-Win®

Collaborate more effectively by building high-trust relationships.

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Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood®

Influence others by developing a deep understanding of their needs and perspectives.

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Habit 6: Synergize®

Develop innovative solutions that leverage differences and satisfy all key stakeholders.

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Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw®

Increase motivation, energy, and work/life balance by making time for renewing activities.

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