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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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1. 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






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






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






4. 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.






5. 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.






6. 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.






7. 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.






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






9. How you feel about yourself.






10. 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.






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






12. How you feel about yourself.






13. The inner drive that moves you to action.






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






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






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






17. 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






18. 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.






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






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






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






23. 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.






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






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






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






27. Deliberately putting off tasks.






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






29. 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.






30. Deliberately putting off tasks.






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






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






33. 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.






34. Using many different note taking styles.






35. 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.






36. Using many different note taking styles.






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






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






39. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






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






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






42. 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






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






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






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






46. 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.






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






48. 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.






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






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