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






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






4. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






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






6. 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.






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






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






10. 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






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






12. 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.






13. 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.






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






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






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






17. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






18. Deliberately putting off tasks.






19. 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.






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






21. 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






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






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






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






25. 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.






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






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






28. 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






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






30. 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






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






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






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. 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.






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






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






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






38. 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.






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






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






41. 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.






42. 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.






43. 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.






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






45. 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.






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






47. How you feel about yourself.






48. Using many different note taking styles.






49. How you feel about yourself.






50. 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.