SELF QUIZ EVALUATING YOUR READINESS FOR COLLEGE
Attending GWC involves many new responsibilities. How prepared are you? Be honest with yourself and check your readiness with this list.
Circle the Y for Yes and the N for NO.
Y N 1. I plan study time and study without reminders.
Y N 2. I need someone to remind or encourage me to study.
Y N 3. I can ask questions in class.
Y N 4. It is hard for me to talk with or ask questions of teachers, counselors or other school staff.
Y N 5. I complete school assignments on time.
Y N 6. I put off assignments until the last minute or often hand them in late.
Y N 7. I take clear and complete class notes.
Y N 8. My class notes are not clear when I review them later.
Y N 9. I can pay attention even if the class is not interesting to me.
Y N 10. It is difficult for me to pay attention when the class subject is not personally interesting to me.
Y N 11. I avoid studying subjects I do not like.
Y N 12. I study all subjects even ones I find less interesting.
Y N 13. I usually arrive at places on time.
Y N 14. I do not always plan my time well and have trouble finishing things on time or finish at the last minute.
Y N 15. I know that my college success or failure is up to me.
Y N 16. I believe success is a matter of luck and depends on what others do or tell me.
Y N 17. I have good computer skills.
Y N 18. I do not know how to use computers well.
Y N 19. I accept that my disability poses challenges, but I look for opportunities to overcome them.
Y N 20. I tend to focus more on what I cannot do and avoid challenges.
Odd numbered questions, answered yes, show important steps you have already taken toward being ready for college.
Even numbered questions, answered yes, show areas you need to work on.
Start making changes today toward a successful college career by discussing this quiz with your family, teachers and DSPS counselor!
Source: City College of San Francisco DSPS