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College Success Skills Vocab

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Using many different note taking styles.






2. 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






3. 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.






4. 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.






5. 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.






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






7. 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.






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






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






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






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






12. 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.






13. 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.






14. 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.






15. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






21. Students from 18 to 25 years old - usually going from high school directly to college.






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






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






24. 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






25. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






26. How you feel about yourself.






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






28. Tends to be logical - thoughtful - loyal - exact - dedicated - steady - and organized. They like following directions and work at a steady pace. The key word for them is thinking.






29. 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.






30. Students from 18 to 25 years old - usually going from high school directly to college.






31. 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






32. Deliberately putting off tasks.






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






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






35. 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.






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






37. 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






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






39. 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.






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






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






42. Using many different note taking styles.






43. A way to order and arrange thoughts and materials to help you remember information.






44. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






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






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






47. 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.






48. 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.






49. Tends to be logical - thoughtful - loyal - exact - dedicated - steady - and organized. They like following directions and work at a steady pace. The key word for them is thinking.






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