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College Success Skills Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • 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. Sentences that help you remember a series of letters that stand for something - ( Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally) order of math operations






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






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






4. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






5. Be the _____ you you want to be






6. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






8. The 'AHA' happens because of...






9. Diversity is valuable because...






10. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






12. Be the _____ you you want to be






13. What are three clues that instructors give to show important points during class






14. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






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






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






18. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






19. The guidelines for making intention statements






20. How should a chapter preview be done






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






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






23. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






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






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






26. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






27. Describe three forms of note taking






28. Describe three forms of note taking






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






30. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






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






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






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






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






35. What is an absolute qualifier?






36. Key words are paired with numbers






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






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






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






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






41. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






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






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






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






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






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






47. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






48. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






49. Some reading assignments require only a...






50. Some reading assignments require only a...