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






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






3. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






4. Key words are paired with numbers






5. Diversity is valuable because...






6. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






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






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






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






10. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






12. Describe three forms of note taking






13. Diversity is valuable because...






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






15. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






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






18. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






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






20. Be the _____ you you want to be






21. Some reading assignments require only a...






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






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






24. 9 steps for muscle reading






25. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






26. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






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






28. Describe three forms of note taking






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






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






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






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






33. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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






35. What is an absolute qualifier?






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






37. Some reading assignments require only a...






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






39. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






40. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






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






42. Be the _____ you you want to be






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






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






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






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






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






48. How should a chapter preview be done






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






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