P.O.W.E.R. Learning is the only research-based student success series with a unifying system for critical thinking and problem solving. P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Foundations of Student Success utilizes this P.O.W.E.R. framework to maximize students' potential for success in college and life addressing the diverse, 2-year student population by providing direct, practical solutions to the challenges that students face as they navigate college and prepare for their careers. Using the scientifically-based, yet simple and class-tested principles of the P.O.W.E.R. (Prepare, Organize, Work, Evaluate, and Rethink) system, students gain a sense of mastery and achievement as they move through the text; with the growth of their confidence comes the increased intellectual enthusiasm and personal discipline needed for them to excel.