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College Success Skills Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. The purpose of ___________ only to make the best of the situation






2. You ______ need to do all nine steps of the technique to get the most out of any reading assignments






3. _______ should be viewed as opportunities to participate in life






4. The 'AHA' happens because of...






5. The techniques to set the stage for note taking are...






6. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






7. You ______ need to do all nine steps of the technique to get the most out of any reading assignments






8. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






9. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






10. Word created from initial letters from a series of words (e.g. NASA)






11. The statement 'love your problems' does not mean you...






12. The 'AHA' happens because of...






13. Diversity is valuable because...






14. To do effective non verbal listening you must do what






15. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






16. The techniques to set the stage for note taking are...






17. If you are focusing your attention and your mind wanders - you can notice your thoughts have wandered and gently bring them back






18. The guidelines for making intention statements






19. How should a chapter preview be done






20. Some reading assignments require only a...






21. The purpose of ___________ only to make the best of the situation






22. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






23. What is an absolute qualifier?






24. _______ should be viewed as opportunities to participate in life






25. The statement 'love your problems' does not mean you...






26. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






27. Five things that are included in an 'I' message






28. What are three clues that instructors give to show important points during class






29. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






30. What are three clues that instructors give to show important points during class






31. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






32. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






33. How should a chapter preview be done






34. When using the Cornell method of note taking you do what?






35. Some reading assignments require only a...






36. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






37. Diversity is valuable because...






38. When taking a test should you answer the shortest easiest questions first? Why?






39. During a lecture it is good to sit front and center and pretend you are having a personal conversation with the situation






40. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






41. What does 'to be here and now' mean






42. Describe three forms of note taking






43. To do effective non verbal listening you must do what






44. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






45. Grades are a measure of how well...






46. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






47. One of the most important resources on a college campus is the...






48. During a lecture it is good to sit front and center and pretend you are having a personal conversation with the situation






49. Information which is stored in ________________ stays there the rest of your life






50. Be the _____ you you want to be