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






2. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






3. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






5. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






7. Be the _____ you you want to be






8. 9 steps for muscle reading






9. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






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






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






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






13. Key words are paired with numbers






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






15. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






16. Describe three forms of note taking






17. The guidelines for making intention statements






18. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






19. Some reading assignments require only a...






20. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






21. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






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






24. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






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






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






28. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






29. The 'AHA' happens because of...






30. How should a chapter preview be done






31. Be the _____ you you want to be






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






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






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






35. Key words are paired with numbers






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






37. How should a chapter preview be done






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






39. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






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






41. The guidelines for making intention statements






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






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






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






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






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






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






48. Describe three forms of note taking






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






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