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






2. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






4. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






5. The guidelines for making intention statements






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






7. Describe three forms of note taking






8. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






9. 9 steps for muscle reading






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


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






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






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






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






15. Diversity is valuable because...


16. What is an absolute qualifier?






17. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






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






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


20. The guidelines for making intention statements






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






22. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






23. Some reading assignments require only a...






24. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






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






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






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






28. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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






30. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






31. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






32. What is an absolute qualifier?






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






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






35. How should a chapter preview be done






36. 9 steps for muscle reading






37. The 'AHA' happens because of...






38. Key words are paired with numbers






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






40. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






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






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






43. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






44. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






45. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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






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






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






49. Be the _____ you you want to be






50. Be the _____ you you want to be