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






2. An important self-management tool that means to think about something in a purposeful way - with the intention of making connections - exploring options - and creating new meaning.






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






4. The inner drive that moves you to action.






5. 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






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. 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.






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






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






10. A person (such as a coach - instructor - employer - or colleague) Who is a role model and who supports your goals - takes an interest in your professional and personal development - and helps you achieve - either directly through instruction or indir






11. How you feel about yourself.






12. 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.






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






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






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






16. A free-form of note taking that shows the same headings - main points - and supporting examples and associations - but uses a system of dashes and indenting.






17. 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.






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






19. 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.






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






21. 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.






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






23. 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.






24. 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.






25. 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.






26. Developed in the 1950s by Walter Pauk at Cornell. It is effective for integrating text and lecture notes.






27. An important self-management tool that means to think about something in a purposeful way - with the intention of making connections - exploring options - and creating new meaning.






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






29. 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.






30. 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






31. 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.






32. 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.






33. Students over the age of 25 who return to college in order to complete or further their education.






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






35. 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.






36. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






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






38. Using many different note taking styles.






39. Students from 18 to 25 years old - usually going from high school directly to college.






40. 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.






41. Feels more comfortable with theories - abstraction - imagination - and speculations. They respond to their intuition and rely on hunches and nonverbal perceptions.






42. Prefers to see information and read material - and learns most effectively with pictures - graphs - illustrations - diagrams - time lines - photos - pie charts - and visual designs.






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






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






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






46. Prefers to see information and read material - and learns most effectively with pictures - graphs - illustrations - diagrams - time lines - photos - pie charts - and visual designs.






47. Usually well coordinated - likes to touch things - and learns best by doing. They like to collect samples - write out information - spend time outdoors - and relate to the material they are learning.






48. Students from 18 to 25 years old - usually going from high school directly to college.






49. To restate in different words; to summarize; clarifying what you just heard - such as writing a summary of the key points and main ideas.






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