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






2. 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






3. Using your imagination to see your goals clearly and to envision yourself successfully engaging in new - positive behavior.






4. 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






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






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






7. 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.






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






9. 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.






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






11. Deliberately putting off tasks.






12. You are fully focused with the intent on understanding the speaker. It is a consuming activity that requires physical and mental attention - energy - concentration - and discipline.






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






14. 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.






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






16. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






23. 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.






24. 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






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






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






27. 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.






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






29. Dyslexia - ADHD; under the Americans with Disabilities Act - colleges are legally obligated to provide services and resources for students with disabilities.






30. Using your imagination to see your goals clearly and to envision yourself successfully engaging in new - positive behavior.






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






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






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






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






35. 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.






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






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






38. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






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






40. 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.






41. The inner drive that moves you to action.






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






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






44. 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.






45. Using many different note taking styles.






46. Likes variety - flexibility - creativity - and innovation. They tend to be divergent thinkers because they branch out from one idea to many.






47. You are fully focused with the intent on understanding the speaker. It is a consuming activity that requires physical and mental attention - energy - concentration - and discipline.






48. 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.






49. 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






50. 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.