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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. What does 'to be here and now' mean






2. The 'AHA' happens because of...






3. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






5. 9 steps for muscle reading






6. Describe three forms of note taking






7. Key words are paired with numbers






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






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






10. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






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






12. Describe three forms of note taking






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






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






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






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






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






18. Be the _____ you you want to be






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






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






21. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






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






23. What is an absolute qualifier?






24. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






25. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






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






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






29. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






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






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






33. The guidelines for making intention statements






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






35. Diversity is valuable because...






36. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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






38. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






39. How should a chapter preview be done






40. What is an absolute qualifier?






41. The 'AHA' happens because of...






42. Some reading assignments require only a...






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






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






45. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






46. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






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






48. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






49. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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