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






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






3. Deliberately putting off tasks.






4. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






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






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






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. 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.






9. 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.






10. 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.






11. 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






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






14. 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.






15. 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.






16. 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.






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






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






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






20. The inner drive that moves you to action.






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






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






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






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






26. 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.






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






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






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






30. 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.






31. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






32. How you feel about yourself.






33. 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.






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






35. 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.






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






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






38. 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.






39. 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.






40. 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.






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






42. 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.






43. Using many different note taking styles.






44. 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.






45. 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.






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






47. 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.






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






49. 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.






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