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






2. 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.






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






4. 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






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






6. 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






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






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






11. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






18. 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






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






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






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






22. 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.






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






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






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






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






27. 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.






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






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






30. 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






31. 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.






32. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






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






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






35. 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.






36. 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.






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






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






39. How you feel about yourself.






40. Deliberately putting off tasks.






41. 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.






42. Using many different note taking styles.






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






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






45. 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.






46. The inner drive that moves you to action.






47. 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.






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






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






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.