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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. Learns best from their senses and feels comfortable with facts and concrete data. They like to organize information systematically.






2. 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.






3. 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.






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. 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






6. 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.






7. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






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






9. Using many different note taking styles.






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






11. Deliberately putting off tasks.






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






13. 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.






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






15. 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.






16. 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.






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






18. 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.






19. How you feel about yourself.






20. Learns best from their senses and feels comfortable with facts and concrete data. They like to organize information systematically.






21. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills






22. 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






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






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






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






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






27. 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.






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






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






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






31. 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.






32. 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.






33. 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.






34. 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






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






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






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






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






39. How you feel about yourself.






40. A rule that says 80% of your results flow out of 20% of the activities.






41. 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.






42. 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.






43. 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.






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






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






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






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






48. 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.






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






50. 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