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






2. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






4. Be the _____ you you want to be






5. The guidelines for making intention statements






6. Some reading assignments require only a...






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






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






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






10. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






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






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






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






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






16. Some reading assignments require only a...






17. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






18. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






19. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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






21. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






22. Key words are paired with numbers






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






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






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






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






27. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






28. Diversity is valuable because...






29. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






30. The 'AHA' happens because of...






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






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






33. The guidelines for making intention statements






34. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






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






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






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






39. Describe three forms of note taking






40. Diversity is valuable because...






41. 9 steps for muscle reading






42. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






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






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






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






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






47. How should a chapter preview be done






48. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






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