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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. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






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






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






4. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






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






7. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






8. Mnemonic devices increase your ability to...






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






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






11. Be the _____ you you want to be






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






13. Diversity is valuable because...


14. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






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






16. Describe three forms of note taking






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






18. What are the techniques for answering essay questions






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






20. What is an absolute qualifier?






21. How should a chapter preview be done






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






23. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






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






25. The 'AHA' happens because of...






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






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






28. Sometimes choosing to ________________ can be effective






29. Some reading assignments require only a...






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






31. 9 steps for muscle reading






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






33. 3 ways to Network with others on campus






34. What is an absolute qualifier?






35. Diversity is valuable because...


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






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






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






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






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






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






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






43. The guidelines for making intention statements






44. Key words are paired with numbers






45. Suggestions form verbal listening are...






46. The concept 'ideas are good tools' suggests






47. How should a chapter preview be done






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






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






50. Be the _____ you you want to be