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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. Diversity is valuable because...






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






3. When answering true and false statements _____________ usually indicate a false statement






4. The guidelines for making intention statements






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






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






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






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






9. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






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






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






12. Be the _____ you you want to be






13. Diversity is valuable because...






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






15. The 'AHA' happens because of...






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






17. Sentences that help you remember a series of letters that stand for something - ( Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally) order of math operations






18. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






20. The 'AHA' happens because of...






21. Key words are paired with numbers






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






23. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






25. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






26. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






27. Sentences that help you remember a series of letters that stand for something - ( Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally) order of math operations






28. Be the _____ you you want to be






29. Some reading assignments require only a...






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






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






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






33. Describe three forms of note taking






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






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






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






37. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






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






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






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






41. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






42. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






43. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






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






45. 9 steps for muscle reading






46. Describe three forms of note taking






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






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






49. Key words are paired with numbers






50. Some reading assignments require only a...