What to Look for in a College Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. The idea that people who attend prestigious colleges end up in positions of power and will network with other alums from their college is the:

Question 2 2. On-the-job training is also called a(n) _____.

Question 3 3. Employers are most likely to hire someone with a degree from a ________ college.

Question 4 4. To make sure that a school is regionally accredited, the best option is to:

Question 5 5. A college has a surplus of $1 million at the end of a school year. The extra money all goes to student services and scholarship money for students. The college is most likely a _____ institution.

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Question 6 6. A college that is NOT funded by state taxes is called a _____ college.

Question 7 7. _____colleges generally have more highly educated faculty and more rigorous general education requirements for students than _____ colleges do.

Question 8 8. In general, how many weeks is a semester?

Question 9 9. _____ are usually smaller than _____.

Question 10 10. In general, how many weeks are there in a quarter?

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Question 11 11. How much longer does a transfer student take to complete his/her bachelor's degree than a student who began at the university?

Question 12 12. The percentage of students that start a college and end up getting a degree from that college is called the _____ rate.

Question 13 13. Private colleges or universities are funded by tuition and:

Question 14 14. Name one advantage of the semester system.

Question 15 15. Carrie wants to major in art history, but she also wants to take a lot of different classes in different subjects. She will probably find more variety of classes at a:

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Question 16 16. Name one way a community college can be an advantage to students.

Question 17 17. Students can use federal financial aid at a ________ college.

Question 18 18. One benefit of an in-state public college is:

Question 19 19. Sarah Jane is a science major and wants to do lots of research while in college. She might be better off choosing a:

Question 20 20. A college has a surplus of $1 million at the end of a school year. Half of the extra money goes to student services and scholarship money, but the rest goes to the owners of the college. The college is most likely a _____ institution.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is not something to consider when evaluating a college?

Question 22 22. What is the potential disadvantage of following a non degree-seeking program at the community college?

Question 23 23. Jenny has spent two years at a for-profit college, and now wants to transfer to a non-profit college. It will most likely be _____ for her to transfer her credits.

Question 24 24. Jimmy is shy and isn't very much of a go-getter. He will probably thrive better in a:

Question 25 25. Transferring credits is easiest if the credits are from a _______ college.

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Question 26 26. Name one amenity you might find at a university that may not be found at a community college.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is _____not_____ something that students should compare when looking at colleges?

Question 28 28. Trade career training, like air-conditioner repair, are often taught at a _____ college.

Question 29 29. What is the name of the group of courses taken prior to transferring to a university?

Question 30 30. The process of insuring that a college meets quality assurance standards is called:

What to Look for in a College Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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