daytwotime - Assessing Your Skills For each set of...

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1 Assessing Your Skills For each set of statements below, circle the number of the one that best describes you. 1. I like my watch to be set exactly at the correct time. 2. I like my watch to be set a few minutes ahead of the correct time. 3. Most of the time, I don't wear a watch. 1. I tend to arrive at most functions at least 5 minutes early. 2. I tend to arrive at most functions exactly on time. 3. I tend to arrive at most functions a little late. 1. In the course of my daily activities I tend to walk and talk quite fast. 2. In the course of my daily activities I tend to take my time. 3. In the course of my daily activities I tend to walk and talk slowly. 1. In high school I almost always completed my dally assignments. 2. In high school I usually completed my daily assignments. 3. In high school I often failed to complete my daily assignments. 1. I like to finish assignments and reports with a little time to spare. 2. I tend to finish assignments and reports exactly on the due dates. 3. I sometimes finish assignments and reports a little late. 1. I rarely spend more than 15 minutes at a time on the telephone. 2. I sometimes spend more than 15 minutes at a time on the telephone. 3. I often spend more than 15 minutes at a time on the telephone. 1. I rarely spend more than an hour eating a meal. 2. I sometimes spend more than an hour eating a meal. 3. I usually spend more than an hour eating a meal. 1. I never watch more than 1½ hours of TV on a weeknight. 2. I sometimes watch more than 1½hours of TV on a weeknight. 3. I usually watch more than 1½ hours of' TV on a weeknight. 1. I never spend more than an hour surfing the Web or talking on a chat line at anyone time. 2. I sometimes spend more than an hour surfing the Web or talking on a chat line at anyone time.
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2 3. I usually spend more than an hour surfing the Web or talking on a chat line at anyone time. Now add up the numbers that you have circled:_______________ The higher the total, the more you need to work on time management skills now that you are in college. If your total is over 10, you probably need to adjust your priorities and begin to take more responsibility for managing your time. Time management involves planning, judgment, anticipation, and commitment. First, you must know what your goals are and where you will need to be at some future time. Second, you must decide where your priorities lie and how to satisfy competing interests. Third, you must make plans that anticipate future needs as well as possible changes. Finally, you must commit yourself to placing yourself in control of your time and carrying out your plans.
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3 Tri-state College Library Cooperative LIBRARIES 2003 The American College Arcadia University Art Institute of Philadelphia Bryn Athyn College Cabrini College Chestnut Hill College Cheyney University Community College of Philadelphia Delaware County Community College De!aware State University Delaware Technical and Community College - Stanton and Wilmington
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