Time Management Questionnaire
Score yourself on the following questions; 2 for "always", 1 for "sometimes", 0 for "never" and tally your score at the bottom of the column.
_____I do things in order of priority.
_____I accomplish what needs to be done during the day.
_____I always get assignments done on time.
_____I feel I use my time effectively.
_____I tackle difficult or unpleasant tasks without procrastinating.
_____I force myself to make time for planning.
_____I am spending enough time planning.
_____I prepare a daily or weekly "to do" list.
_____I prioritize my list in order of importance, not urgency.
_____I am able to meet deadlines without rushing at the last minute.
_____I keep up-to-date on my reading and homework assignments.
_____I prevent interruptions from distracting me from high priority tasks.
_____I avoid spending too much time on trivial matters.
_____I am spending enough time on academic matters.
_____I plan time to relax and be with friends in my weekly schedule.
_____I have a weekly schedule on which I record fixed commitments such as classes and work hours.
_____I try to do the most important tasks during my most energetic periods of the day.
_____I make constructive use of my commuting time.
_____I periodically re-assess my activities in relation to my goals.
_____I have discontinued any wasteful or unprofitable activities or routines.
_____I screen and group my telephone calls to allow for control over telephone interruptions.
_____I judge myself by accomplishment of tasks rather than by amount of activity or "busy-ness".
_____My actions are determined primarily by me, not by circumstances or by other people's priorities.
_____I have a clear idea of what I want to accomplish during the coming semester.
_____I am satisfied with the way I use my time.
45 - 50 points: You're on your way to becoming CEO of a major corporation!
38 - 44 points: You probably own a Franklin Planner and have organized your sock drawer.
30 - 37 points: You are managing your time fairly well, but sometimes feel overwhelmed.
25 - 29 points: Your college career is likely to be stressful and less than satisfying unless you take steps to begin to manage your time more effectively.
less than 25 points: Your life is one long roller coaster ride, out of control.