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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. How should a chapter preview be done






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






3. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






5. Some reading assignments require only a...






6. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






7. Be the _____ you you want to be






8. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






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






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






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






13. What is an absolute qualifier?






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






15. The 'AHA' happens because of...






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






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






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






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






20. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






21. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






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






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






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






25. Be the _____ you you want to be






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






27. The 'AHA' happens because of...






28. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






29. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






30. Describe three forms of note taking






31. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






33. 9 steps for muscle reading






34. Key words are paired with numbers






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






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






37. What is an absolute qualifier?






38. Key words are paired with numbers






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






40. Describe three forms of note taking






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






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






43. The guidelines for making intention statements






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






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






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






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






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






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






50. Diversity is valuable because...