TIME MANAGEMENT QUESTIONNAIRE

1. I keep my work space tidy so that I can work efficiently. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

2. I take a positive attitude towards frustration and failure. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

3. I use a highlighter pen or underlining to emphasise key facts in my lecture notes. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

4. I do tasks in order of their importance. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

5. I try to complete one task before going on to the next. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

6. I write things down rather than trying to remember everything in my head. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

7. I set myself specific and clearly defined goals. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

8. I keep to schedule so that I achieve my objectives on time. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

9. I plan out a revision timetable for examinations. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

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10. I use my diary to write down appointments, deadlines and things to do. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

11. I realise that efficiency and effectiveness are not the same. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

12. I say "no" to others when I am short of time. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

13. I don't put off making decisions. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

14. I have a daily "to do" list that I update regularly. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

15. I persevere when things are not working out A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

16. I review my progress towards goals and revise my plans as appropriate. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

17. When revising, I take a few minutes break every hour to refresh my mind. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

18. I agree with the principle that the best time to do something is usually now. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

19. I organise my work to meet deadlines in good time. A Frequently
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20. I prioritise tasks so that I do the most important and urgent first. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

21. I write down specific objectives in order to work towards my ultimate goal. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

22. I share tasks or problems with others if possible. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

23. I know the times of day when I am most productive and schedule my most demanding work for these times. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

24. I have a reminder system to remind me of when to do things. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

25. I set myself realistic and achievable goals. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

26. I don't allow constant interruptions to my work. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

27. I am able to analyse my present position and assess what action I need to take to achieve my goals. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

28. I use lists to remind me of what I need to do and when. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

30. I have developed effective strategies to help deal with pressure such as taking exercise, or going to the cinema.

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B Always

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31. I map out several routes towards my goals in case my first course of action fails. A Always B Rarely C Frequently D Sometimes

32. I break difficult tasks down into their components, so that I can accomplish them one step at a time. A Frequently B Always C Rarely D Sometimes

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