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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. What does 'to be here and now' mean






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






3. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






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






5. What are the guidelines for brainstorming






6. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






7. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






8. Be the _____ you you want to be






9. Diversity is valuable because...






10. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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






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






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






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






15. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






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






18. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






20. The guidelines for making intention statements






21. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






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






24. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






25. Diversity is valuable because...






26. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






27. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






28. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






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






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






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






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






33. What is an absolute qualifier?






34. Describe three forms of note taking






35. Some reading assignments require only a...






36. The 'AHA' happens because of...






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






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






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






40. The 'AHA' happens because of...






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






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






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






44. The guidelines for making intention statements






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






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






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






48. 3 reasons for making an outline for an essay question






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






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