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College Success Skills Vocab

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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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. Dyslexia - ADHD; under the Americans with Disabilities Act - colleges are legally obligated to provide services and resources for students with disabilities.






2. A form of cheating - since it is presenting someone else's ideas as if they were your own.






3. Innovative - flexible - spontaneous - creative - and idealistic. Creators are risk takers; they love drama - style - and imaginative design. They like fresh ideas and are passionate about their work. The key word for them is experience.






4. Left brain dominant people like routine - structure - and deadlines - and tend to be convergent thinkers because they are good at looking at several unrelated items and bringing order to them.






5. A form of cheating - since it is presenting someone else's ideas as if they were your own.






6. The time that is yours to use as you please. You want to use this time for the things you value most in life. These important items include relationships with family and friends; service to the community; intellectual development; and activities that






7. Deliberately putting off tasks.






8. Professional and peer staff who help you in planning general education and answers many questions - helps you register - and instructs you about deadlines and other important information.






9. Prefers orderly - planned - structured learning and working environments. They like control and closure.






10. Prefers flexibility and spontaneity and like to allow life to unfold.






11. Likes to analyze problems with facts - rational logic - and analysis. They tend to be unemotional and use a systematic evaluation of data and facts for problem solving.






12. Also called a think link - is a visual - holistic form of note taking.






13. Energized by time alone - solitude - and relfection - preferring the world of ideas and thoughts. They tend to have a small but close set of friends and are more prone to self-doubt.






14. Time you spend maintaining yourself. Activities such as eating - sleeping - grooming - exercising - and maintaining your home.






15. Uses Roman numerals and capital letters to outline headings - main topics - and points - and supporting points are highlighted with lowercase letters and numbers.






16. The person at your school who will help you to navigate academic life. Your advisor will help you clarify procedures - answer other academic concerns or questions - create a major contract - and refer you to offices on campus that can best meet your






17. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






18. Dependable - self-directed - conscientious - efficient - decisive - and results-oriented. They like to be the leader of groups and respond to other people's ideas when they are logical and reasonable. Their strength is in the practical application of






19. The ability to understand and manage yourself and relate effectively with others.






20. Using many different note taking styles.






21. Energized by time alone - solitude - and relfection - preferring the world of ideas and thoughts. They tend to have a small but close set of friends and are more prone to self-doubt.






22. Left brain dominant people like routine - structure - and deadlines - and tend to be convergent thinkers because they are good at looking at several unrelated items and bringing order to them.






23. Sensitive to the concerns and feelings of others - value harmony - and dislike creating conflict.






24. A center that provides general education advising and answers general questions and specific concerns about policies - procedures - graduation requirements - and deadlines.






25. Energized and recharged by people - tending to be outgoing and social. They tend to be optimistic and are often uncomfortable being alone.






26. The inner drive that moves you to action.






27. Prefers to rely on their hearing sense. They like tapes and music - and they prefer to listen to information - such as lectures.






28. Using many different note taking styles.






29. A term often used in business - but it simply means enriching yourself and your opportunities by building relationships with others.






30. A rule that says 80% of your results flow out of 20% of the activities.






31. Learns best from their senses and feels comfortable with facts and concrete data. They like to organize information systematically.






32. Choosing to see a situation in a new way.






33. The principles of conduct that govern a group or society.






34. A logical - rational - systematic thought process that is necessary in understanding - analyzing - and evaluating information in order to solve a problem or situation.






35. A way to order and arrange thoughts and materials to help you remember information.






36. Right brain dominant people like variety - flexibility - creativity - and innovations - and tend to be divergent thinkers because they branch out from one idea to many.






37. Positive self-talk - the internal dialogue - you carry on with yourself that counter self-defeating patterns of thought with more positive - hopeful - and realistic thoughts.






38. The ability to understand and manage yourself and relate effectively with others.






39. Positive self-talk - the internal dialogue - you carry on with yourself that counter self-defeating patterns of thought with more positive - hopeful - and realistic thoughts.






40. Professional and peer staff who review transcripts and major contracts and perform degree checks.






41. Likes routine - structure - and deadlines. They tend to be convergent thinkers because they are good at looking at several unrelated times and bringing them to order.






42. A center that provides general education advising and answers general questions and specific concerns about policies - procedures - graduation requirements - and deadlines.






43. Tends to be logical - thoughtful - loyal - exact - dedicated - steady - and organized. They like following directions and work at a steady pace. The key word for them is thinking.






44. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






45. Tends to be cooperative - honest - sensitive - warm - and understanding. They relate well to others. They value harmony and are informal - approachable - and tactful. The key word for them is feeling.






46. The ability to control your impulses - to think beyond the moment - and to consider how your words and actions affect yourself and others before you act.






47. Time devoted to school - labs - studying - work - commuting - and other activities involving the immediate and long-term goals you have committed to accomplishing.






48. Learns best from their senses and feels comfortable with facts and concrete data. They like to organize information systematically.






49. The ability to control your impulses - to think beyond the moment - and to consider how your words and actions affect yourself and others before you act.






50. Likes to analyze problems with facts - rational logic - and analysis. They tend to be unemotional and use a systematic evaluation of data and facts for problem solving.