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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. 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






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






3. 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






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






5. 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






6. 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.






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






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






9. 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.






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






11. Using your imagination to see your goals clearly and to envision yourself successfully engaging in new - positive behavior.






12. 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.






13. 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.






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






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






16. 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.






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






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






19. 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






20. The inner drive that moves you to action.






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






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






23. 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






24. 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.






25. 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.






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






27. 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.






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






29. How you feel about yourself.






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






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






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






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






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






35. 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.






36. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






47. 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.






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






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






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