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ccp unit 1
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what are 5 study tips?
1. take notes using graphic organizers
2. study the most difficult or important information first
3. designate a comfortable and quiet study area
4. avoid long study sessions
5. quiz yourself or have someone else quiz quiz you
what are 5 memory strategies?
1. associate new information with something you already know
2. understand examples
3. review information shortly after you learn it and right before you use it
4. talk about what you've learned
5. draw pictures or diagrams to see information in a different way
how can you improve your motivation to do homework?
-create a competition
-change your perception
what are the different types of mnemonics?
how can you improve concentration?
what is a homework routine?
a schedule designed by you including a start time, break times, an end time, designated study space free of distractions, and study materials.
what is a service-learning activity?
opportunities that allow students to give back to their community. These opportunities always have a learning objective and are often tied to a class in which the students are enrolled
what is the difference between a job and a career?
job: provides low wage, requires minimal training, provides little opportunity for growth, offers routine tasks and responsibilities
career: allows for professional advancement, more likely to be personally fulfilling, more likely to be lifelong, provides health benefits
what are the benefits of going to college?
higher income, expert knowledge, better decision making, networking, and independence
what is the downside of dropping out?
frequent job changes, living paycheck to paycheck, no health insurance, and low paying jobs
what is the value of a high school education?
ability to support family, retirement savings, and higher salary
what is self-evaluation?
a way to identify personal skills, qualities, interests, and talents
what are the different types of rigorous courses?
honors or advanced courses, dual enrollment courses, IB options, and AP courses
what kind of information is on a high school transcript?
how hard you worked, which areas you excel in, and which major will be best for you
what is weighted credit?
credit provided for advanced or honors courses
what is cumulative GPA?
the average gpa including all semesters up to the most recent semester
what is the difference between a selective college and an open college?
selective: a post-secondary school that has a set of requirements for a student to be admitted. These may include high school graduation, meeting test score and GPA requirements, participation in community service programs, and completion of specific programs
open:a post-secondary school that does not have a set of requirements such as a minimum GPA or test scores
what is financial stability?
a situation in which a person's monthly income is greater than his or her monthly costs, making it possible to save for large purchases, emergencies, and retirement
how can you explore careers?
virtually, at school, and with the experts
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