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Study Skills Quiz

Rank your study skills from 1 to 5 in each of the following competencies (1 represents a lack of skill; 5 represents mastery.)  BE HONEST WITH YOURSELF!  Honest self-assessment is a vital part of learning.

Managing my time to meet school, job, and relaxation needs.                                   

Setting realistic academic and personal goals.                                                             

Staying alert and focused during classes.                                                                      

Listening effectively to get the most out of lectures.                                                      

Taking lecture notes that are complete, clear, and useful.                                           

Reading my textbooks so that I learn what is essential.                                               

Understanding how I learn best.                                                                                        

Studying effectively for exams.                                                                                            

Using a variety of strategies to remember information.                                                 

Keeping track of my quarterly and cumulative GPA.                                                        

Testing myself to see if I really understand information                                                 

Using visual aids to help learn.                                                                                           

Knowing what I need in a study space.                                                                              

Differentiating between essential and non-essential information in lectures.           

Motivating myself to study.                                                                                                       

Differentiating between essential and non-essential information in my textbook readings.   

Studying course material so that I understand and retain it for exams.                                

Taking exams in an efficient and systematic fashion.                                                            

Staying on top of my course work.                                                                                               

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