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






3. How you feel about yourself.






4. How you feel about yourself.






5. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






11. 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.






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






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






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






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






16. 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.






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






18. 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.






19. 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.






20. The inner drive that moves you to action.






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






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






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






25. 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






26. Deliberately putting off tasks.






27. Deliberately putting off tasks.






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






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






30. 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.






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






32. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






39. 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.






40. The inner drive that moves you to action.






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






42. 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






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






44. 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.






45. 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






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






47. 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.






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






49. Using many different note taking styles.






50. 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