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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. 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.






2. 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.






3. 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.






4. Deliberately putting off tasks.






5. 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






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






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






8. 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.






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






10. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






11. 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.






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






13. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






19. 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






20. The inner drive that moves you to action.






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






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






23. The inner drive that moves you to action.






24. 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.






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






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






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






28. 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






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






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






31. 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






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






33. Using many different note taking styles.






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






35. 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.






36. 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.






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






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






39. 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.






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






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






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






43. 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






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






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






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






47. 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.






48. 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.






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






50. Using many different note taking styles.