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College Success Skills Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • 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. When taking a test should you answer the shortest easiest questions first? Why?






2. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






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






4. The guidelines for making intention statements






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






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






7. Key words are paired with numbers






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






9. Diversity is valuable because...






10. Describe three forms of note taking






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






12. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






13. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






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






15. What is an absolute qualifier?






16. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






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






20. Be the _____ you you want to be






21. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






22. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






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






24. The 'AHA' happens because of...






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






26. Some reading assignments require only a...






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






28. How should a chapter preview be done






29. Key words are paired with numbers






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






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






32. The 'AHA' happens because of...






33. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






34. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






36. Be the _____ you you want to be






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






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






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






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






41. What is an absolute qualifier?






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






43. Describe three forms of note taking






44. Some reading assignments require only a...






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






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






47. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






48. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






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






50. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective