Self-Assessment

From On Course, 7th edition, pages 6-8









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  1. I control how successful I will be.

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  3. I'm not sure why I'm in high school.

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  5. I spend most of my time doing important things.

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  7. When I encounter a challenging problem, I try to solve it by myself.

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  9. When I get off course from my goals and dreams, I realize it right away.

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  11. I'm not sure how I prefer to learn.

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  13. Whether I'm happy or not depends mostly on me.

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  15. I'll truly accept myself only after I eliminate my faults and weaknesses.

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  17. Forces out of my control (such as poor teaching) are the cause of low grades I receive in school.

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  19. I place great value on getting my high school diploma.

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  21. I don't need to write things down because I can remember what I need to do.

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  23. I have a network of people in my life that I can count on for help.

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  25. If I have habits that hinder my success, I'm not sure what they are.

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  27. When I don't like the way an instructor teaches, I know how to learn the subject anyway.

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  29. When I get very angry, sad, or afraid, I do or say things that create a problem for me.

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  31. When I think about performing an upcoming challenge (such as taking a test), I usually see myself doing well.

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  33. When I have a problem, I take positive actions to find a solution.

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  35. I don't know how to set effective short-term and long-term goals.

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  37. I am organized.

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  39. When I take a difficult course in school, I study alone.

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  41. I'm aware of beliefs I have that hinder my success.

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  43. I'm not sure how to think critically and analytically about complex topics.

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  45. When choosing between doing an important school assignment or something really fun, I do the school assignment.

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  47. I break promises that I make to myself or to others.

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  49. I make poor choices that keep me from getting what I really want in life.

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  51. I expect to do well in my high school classes.

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  53. I lack self-discipline.

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  55. I listen carefully when other people are talking.

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  57. I'm stuck with any habits of mine that hinder my success.

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  59. My intelligence is something about myself that I can improve.

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  61. I often feel bored, anxious, or depressed.

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  63. I feel just as worthwhile as any other person.

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  65. Forces outside of me (such as luck or other people) control how successful I will be.

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  67. High school is an important step on the way to accomplishing my goals and dreams.

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  69. I spend most of my time doing unimportant things.

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  71. I am aware of how to show respect to people who are different from me (race, religion, sexual orientation, age, etc.).

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  73. I can be off course from my goals and dreams for quite a while without realizing it.

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  75. I know how I prefer to learn.

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  77. My happiness depends mostly on what's happened to me lately.

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  79. I accept myself just as I am, even with my faults and weaknesses.

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  81. I am the cause of low grades I receive in school.

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  83. If I lose my motivation in high school, I don't know how I'll get it back.

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  85. I have a written self-management system (e.g. a calendar) that helps me get important things done on time.

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  87. I seldom interact with people who are different from me.

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  89. I'm aware of the habits I have that hinder my success.

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  91. If I don't like the way an instructor teaches, I'll probably do poorly in the course.

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  93. When I'm very angry, sad, or afraid, I know how to manage my emotions so I don't do anything I'll regret later.

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  95. When I think about performing an upcoming challenge (such as taking a test), I usually see myself doing poorly.

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  97. When I have a problem, I complain, blame others, or make excuses.

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  99. I know how to set effective short-term and long-term goals.

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  101. I am disorganized.

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  103. When I take a difficult course in school, I find a study partner or join a study group.

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  105. I'm unaware of beliefs I have that hinder my success.

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  107. I know how to think critically and analytically about complex topics.

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  109. I often feel happy and fully alive.

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  111. I keep promises that I make to myself or to others.

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  113. When I have an important choice to make, I use a decision-making process that analyzes possible options and their likely outcomes.

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  115. I don't expect to do well in my high school classes.

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  117. I am a self-disciplined person.

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  119. I get distracted easily when other people are talking.

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  121. I know how to change habits of mine that hinder my success.

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  123. Everyone is born with a certain amount of intelligence, and there's not really much you can do to change that.

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  125. When choosing between doing an important school assignment or something really fun, I usually do something fun.

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  127. I feel less worthy than other people.

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