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College Success Skills Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

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. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






2. The statement 'love your problems' does not mean you...






3. When using the Cornell method of note taking you do what?






4. 9 steps for muscle reading






5. When answering true and false statements _____________ usually indicate a false statement






6. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






7. During a lecture it is good to sit front and center and pretend you are having a personal conversation with the situation






8. To do effective non verbal listening you must do what






9. The techniques to set the stage for note taking are...






10. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






11. How should a chapter preview be done






12. Some reading assignments require only a...






13. Grades are a measure of how well...






14. When taking a test should you answer the shortest easiest questions first? Why?






15. How should a chapter preview be done






16. _______ should be viewed as opportunities to participate in life






17. The purpose of ___________ only to make the best of the situation






18. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






19. Information which is stored in ________________ stays there the rest of your life






20. You ______ need to do all nine steps of the technique to get the most out of any reading assignments






21. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






22. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






23. Some reading assignments require only a...






24. Five things that are included in an 'I' message






25. Key words are paired with numbers






26. The 'AHA' happens because of...






27. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






28. 9 steps for muscle reading






29. What does 'to be here and now' mean






30. If you are focusing your attention and your mind wanders - you can notice your thoughts have wandered and gently bring them back






31. What is an absolute qualifier?






32. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






33. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






34. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






35. Be the _____ you you want to be






36. Describe three forms of note taking






37. Diversity is valuable because...






38. You ______ need to do all nine steps of the technique to get the most out of any reading assignments






39. During a lecture it is good to sit front and center and pretend you are having a personal conversation with the situation






40. Word created from initial letters from a series of words (e.g. NASA)






41. Sentences that help you remember a series of letters that stand for something - ( Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally) order of math operations






42. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






43. Be the _____ you you want to be






44. The purpose of ___________ only to make the best of the situation






45. _______ should be viewed as opportunities to participate in life






46. Grades are a measure of how well...






47. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






48. The statement 'love your problems' does not mean you...






49. One of the most important resources on a college campus is the...






50. Key words are paired with numbers