Concentration Pretest
How Good Are My Concentration Strategies?

1. Respond to each statement below.

2. Calculate your score.

3. Review your selections and get our advice and comments on your responses.

4. Click each question for more information.




1: I schedule enough time to complete my assignments.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
2: I study at times and places where I won't be distracted.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
3: I study before I am too tired.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
4: I set realistic goals and amounts of time for each study session.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
5: I check my syllabus/assignments to be sure I understand what to do.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
6: I keep focused by taking notes, marking text, reciting ideas, working problems.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
7: Wherever I lose concentration, I try to get back on track immediately.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
8: I jot down my worries on a "worry pad" to keep them off my mind.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
9: I use frequent short breaks or vary study tasks.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
10: I keep focused in class by sitting near the front and taking complete notes.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
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