To be eligible to complete a study skills self-assessment, you must be at least 16 years of age and have some kind of formal education. You should also possess the ability to read and write in the language of the assessment.
I study where it is quiet and has few distractions.
I study for a length of time and then take a short break before returning to studying.
I have all my supplies handy when I study, such as pens,paper, calculator, etc
I set study goals, such as the number of problems I will do or pages I will read.
I study at least two hours for every hour I am in class each week.
I use a planner (or other method) to write down upcoming academic and personal activities
I use a “to do” list to keep track of completing my academic and personal activities.
I start studying for quizzes and tests at least several days before I take them.
I start papers and projects as soon as they are assigned.
I have enough time for school and fun.
I take notes as I read my text books.
I take notes during class lectures.
I rework, rewrite, or type up my notes.
I compare my notes with a classmate.
I try to organize main ideas and details into a meaningful method.
I browse the headings, pictures, charts, questions andsummaries before I start reading a chapter.
I make questions from a chapter before, during, and after reading it.
I try to get the meaning of new words as I see them for the first time.
I look for familiar concepts as well as ideas that spark my interest as I read.
I look for the main ideas as I read.
I try to study during my personal peak energy time toincrease my concentration level.
I quiz myself over material that could appear on futureexams and quizzes.
I say difficult concepts out loud in order to understand them better.
I summarize my notes into my own words, for betterunderstanding.
I try to create associations between new material I am trying to learn and information I already know.
I study with a classmate or group.
When I don’t understand something, I get help from tutors, classmates, and my instructors.
I do all homework assignments and turn them in on time.
I can easily identify what I have learned and what I have not yet learned before I take a test.
I anticipate what possible questions may be asked on my tests and make sure I know the answers.