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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 'AHA' happens because of...






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






3. 9 steps for muscle reading






4. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






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






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






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






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






10. The 'AHA' happens because of...






11. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






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






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






15. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






16. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






17. Describe three forms of note taking






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






19. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






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






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






22. Some reading assignments require only a...






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






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






25. How should a chapter preview be done






26. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






28. Key words are paired with numbers






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






30. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






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






32. Be the _____ you you want to be






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






34. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






36. Diversity is valuable because...






37. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






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






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






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






41. What is an absolute qualifier?






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






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






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






45. The guidelines for making intention statements






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






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






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






49. Some reading assignments require only a...






50. Be the _____ you you want to be