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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. 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.






2. 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.






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






4. RELATE. OBSERVE. REFLECT. DO. TEACH.






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






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






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






8. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






18. 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.






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






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






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






22. 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.






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






24. 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.






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






26. 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






27. Deliberately putting off tasks.






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






29. 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






30. 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.






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






32. Using many different note taking styles.






33. 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.






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






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






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






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. 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






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






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






42. 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.






43. How you feel about yourself.






44. 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.






45. 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.






46. 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.






47. 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






48. 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.






49. The inner drive that moves you to action.






50. 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.