Study Skills Checklist

 Here is a list of question to check your study skills.


1.  I spend more time than necessary studying for what I am learning .(yes/no)

2. Its common for me to spend hours cramming the night before an exam.(yes/no)

3. If I dedicate as much time as I want to my social life, I don't have enough time left to focus on my studies,or when I study as much as I need to, I don't have time for my social life.(yes/no)

4. I often study with the TV or radio turned on.(yes/no)

5. I struggle to study for long periods of time without becoming distracted or tired.(yes/no)

6. I usually daydream, or fall asleep when I go to class.(yes/no)

7. Often the notes I take during class notes are difficult for me to understand later when I try and review them.(yes/no)

8. I often end up getting the wrong material into my class notes.(yes/no)

9. I don't usually review my class notes from time to time throughout the preparation for exams.(yes/no)

10. When I get to the end of a chapter in a textbook, I struggle to remember what I've just got done reading.(yes/no)

11. I struggle to identify what is important in the text.(yes/no)

12. I frequently can't keep up with my reading assignments, and consequently have to cram the night before a test.(yes/no)

13. For some reason I miss a lot of points on essay tests even when I feel well prepared and know the material  well.(yes/no)

14. I study a lot for each test, but when I get to the test my mind draws a blank.(yes/no)

15. I often study in a sort of disorganized, haphazard way only motivated by the threat of the next test.(yes/no)

16. I frequently end up getting lost in the details of reading and have trouble identifying the main ideas and key concepts.(yes/no)

17. I don't usually change my reading speed in response to the difficulty level of what I'm reading, or my familiarity  with the content.(yes/no)

18. I often wish that I was able read faster.(yes/no)

19. When my teachers assign me papers and projects I often feel so overwhelmed that I really struggle to get  started.(yes/no)

20.  More often than not I write my papers the night before they are due.(yes/no)

21. I really struggle to organize my thoughts into a logical paper that makes sense.(yes/no)

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