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College Success Skills Vocab

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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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. Innovative - flexible - spontaneous - creative - and idealistic. Creators are risk takers; they love drama - style - and imaginative design. They like fresh ideas and are passionate about their work. The key word for them is experience.






2. Sensitive to the concerns and feelings of others - value harmony - and dislike creating conflict.






3. Energized and recharged by people - tending to be outgoing and social. They tend to be optimistic and are often uncomfortable being alone.






4. A logical - rational - systematic thought process that is necessary in understanding - analyzing - and evaluating information in order to solve a problem or situation.






5. Prefers to see information and read material - and learns most effectively with pictures - graphs - illustrations - diagrams - time lines - photos - pie charts - and visual designs.






6. Dyslexia - ADHD; under the Americans with Disabilities Act - colleges are legally obligated to provide services and resources for students with disabilities.






7. To restate in different words; to summarize; clarifying what you just heard - such as writing a summary of the key points and main ideas.






8. A person (such as a coach - instructor - employer - or colleague) Who is a role model and who supports your goals - takes an interest in your professional and personal development - and helps you achieve - either directly through instruction or indir






9. A center that provides general education advising and answers general questions and specific concerns about policies - procedures - graduation requirements - and deadlines.






10. Deliberately putting off tasks.






11. You are fully focused with the intent on understanding the speaker. It is a consuming activity that requires physical and mental attention - energy - concentration - and discipline.






12. The inner drive that moves you to action.






13. Feels more comfortable with theories - abstraction - imagination - and speculations. They respond to their intuition and rely on hunches and nonverbal perceptions.






14. Time you spend maintaining yourself. Activities such as eating - sleeping - grooming - exercising - and maintaining your home.






15. A term often used in business - but it simply means enriching yourself and your opportunities by building relationships with others.






16. Choosing to see a situation in a new way.






17. Prefers orderly - planned - structured learning and working environments. They like control and closure.






18. Students over the age of 25 who return to college in order to complete or further their education.






19. Using many different note taking styles.






20. Energized by time alone - solitude - and relfection - preferring the world of ideas and thoughts. They tend to have a small but close set of friends and are more prone to self-doubt.






21. Tends to be cooperative - honest - sensitive - warm - and understanding. They relate well to others. They value harmony and are informal - approachable - and tactful. The key word for them is feeling.






22. Left brain dominant people like routine - structure - and deadlines - and tend to be convergent thinkers because they are good at looking at several unrelated items and bringing order to them.






23. Prefers orderly - planned - structured learning and working environments. They like control and closure.






24. A logical - rational - systematic thought process that is necessary in understanding - analyzing - and evaluating information in order to solve a problem or situation.






25. Innovative - flexible - spontaneous - creative - and idealistic. Creators are risk takers; they love drama - style - and imaginative design. They like fresh ideas and are passionate about their work. The key word for them is experience.






26. Choosing to see a situation in a new way.






27. Uses Roman numerals and capital letters to outline headings - main topics - and points - and supporting points are highlighted with lowercase letters and numbers.






28. The principles of conduct that govern a group or society.






29. Also called a think link - is a visual - holistic form of note taking.






30. A form of cheating - since it is presenting someone else's ideas as if they were your own.






31. To restate in different words; to summarize; clarifying what you just heard - such as writing a summary of the key points and main ideas.






32. Using many different note taking styles.






33. Right brain dominant people like variety - flexibility - creativity - and innovations - and tend to be divergent thinkers because they branch out from one idea to many.






34. Likes to analyze problems with facts - rational logic - and analysis. They tend to be unemotional and use a systematic evaluation of data and facts for problem solving.






35. Energized and recharged by people - tending to be outgoing and social. They tend to be optimistic and are often uncomfortable being alone.






36. Usually well coordinated - likes to touch things - and learns best by doing. They like to collect samples - write out information - spend time outdoors - and relate to the material they are learning.






37. Professional and peer staff who review transcripts and major contracts and perform degree checks.






38. Energized by time alone - solitude - and relfection - preferring the world of ideas and thoughts. They tend to have a small but close set of friends and are more prone to self-doubt.






39. The inner drive that moves you to action.






40. Likes routine - structure - and deadlines. They tend to be convergent thinkers because they are good at looking at several unrelated times and bringing them to order.






41. Professional and peer staff who review transcripts and major contracts and perform degree checks.






42. Professional and peer staff who help you in planning general education and answers many questions - helps you register - and instructs you about deadlines and other important information.






43. The ability to control your impulses - to think beyond the moment - and to consider how your words and actions affect yourself and others before you act.






44. Dependable - self-directed - conscientious - efficient - decisive - and results-oriented. They like to be the leader of groups and respond to other people's ideas when they are logical and reasonable. Their strength is in the practical application of






45. The person at your school who will help you to navigate academic life. Your advisor will help you clarify procedures - answer other academic concerns or questions - create a major contract - and refer you to offices on campus that can best meet your






46. Usually well coordinated - likes to touch things - and learns best by doing. They like to collect samples - write out information - spend time outdoors - and relate to the material they are learning.






47. The ability to understand and manage yourself and relate effectively with others.






48. Time devoted to school - labs - studying - work - commuting - and other activities involving the immediate and long-term goals you have committed to accomplishing.






49. A free-form of note taking that shows the same headings - main points - and supporting examples and associations - but uses a system of dashes and indenting.






50. The time that is yours to use as you please. You want to use this time for the things you value most in life. These important items include relationships with family and friends; service to the community; intellectual development; and activities that