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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. Positive self-talk - the internal dialogue - you carry on with yourself that counter self-defeating patterns of thought with more positive - hopeful - and realistic thoughts.






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






3. Prefers flexibility and spontaneity and like to allow life to unfold.






4. 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






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






6. 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






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






8. 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






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






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






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. Developed in the 1950s by Walter Pauk at Cornell. It is effective for integrating text and lecture notes.






13. 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.






14. Deliberately putting off tasks.






15. Positive self-talk - the internal dialogue - you carry on with yourself that counter self-defeating patterns of thought with more positive - hopeful - and realistic thoughts.






16. 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.






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






18. 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.






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






20. 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.






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






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






23. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






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






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






26. 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.






27. 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.






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






29. 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






30. 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.






31. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






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






33. Deliberately putting off tasks.






34. The inner drive that moves you to action.






35. 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.






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






37. 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.






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






39. 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.






40. Prefers to rely on their hearing sense. They like tapes and music - and they prefer to listen to information - such as lectures.






41. Likes variety - flexibility - creativity - and innovation. They tend to be divergent thinkers because they branch out from one idea to many.






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






43. 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






44. Prefers flexibility and spontaneity and like to allow life to unfold.






45. 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.






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






47. 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






48. An important self-management tool that means to think about something in a purposeful way - with the intention of making connections - exploring options - and creating new meaning.






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






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