y first all-nighter in college. I made a few pots of coffee with my tiny coffee maker and read and reread my class notes. Unfortunately, this resulted in me being delusionally tired and yet somehow still woefully unprepared for my final exam. I didn’t know it at the time, but the methods of learning are more important than
the methods of learning are more important than time spent learning – quality over quantity.
Practice testing is low or no-stakes testing by an instructor to check for mastery.
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Each night before you go to bed, prepare a 3x5 index card with a short list of 3 to 5 things that you will do the next day.
Keep three and only three lists: a Todo List, a Watch List, and a Later List.
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“Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.”—Confucius
Keep in mind that retaining doesn’t mean blindly memorizing everything you read or hear. It means organizing the essential aspects of what you learn in a way that makes it easy to search and access when you need it.
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