Organization. Consistency. Focus.

Organization. Consistency. Focus.

It’s amazing how when we go through life, some people seem to effortlessly stay ten steps ahead of us; even if they’re working their assess off. That’s what I see when I think of my good friend, and future dentist, Nick Levintov.
While being among the hardest workers in our class and always putting in the […]

Posted by in Accelerated Learning | February 15, 2010 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 7 comments

30 Day Trial: 4 Lessons Learned from Perfect Class Attendance (and Energy Management)

30 Day Trial: 4 Lessons Learned from Perfect Class Attendance (and Energy Management)

In order to satisfy my curiosity about how perfect attendance would affect my school performance, I decided to undertake a 30 day trial, during which time I would not allow myself to miss class; no matter what.
My thoughts going into this experiment was that I would have different types of exposure to the material, be […]

The Art of Overkill

The Art of Overkill

I strongly believe that how you do one thing is how you do everything. The amount of effort you put into one area of your life, and your attention to detail, is likely consistent with how you execute all of your undertakings. It’s the beat to your internal drum —  your philosophy.
At first, while studying […]

Posted by in Accelerated Learning | October 17, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 13 comments

Catalog Your Mind to Recall Information Easier

Catalog Your Mind to Recall Information Easier

My goal while in dental school is to improve my study technique on a daily basis. I want to get to the point where I don’t even have to think about it, and I’m doing all the right things on auto-pilot. This will open up opportunities for me to put more effort into new activities, […]

Posted by in Accelerated Learning | October 12, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 11 comments

How to Study with Focus, Confidence and Purpose

How to Study with Focus, Confidence and Purpose

In my previous article, Why Are You Still Trying, I mentioned that I failed to get into Dental School a couple of times since graduating University in ’06. In ’08 I finished my Masters degree, and I’m currently on the waiting list for NYU Dental School.
Whether I’ll get accepted or rejected for this coming cycle […]

Posted by in Accelerated Learning | April 12, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 16 comments

Seven Reasons To Think Critically

A few days ago Brian Lee made a post about becoming a critical thinker. I decided this would be a great time to elaborate on that idea and present you with seven reasons to think critically. If you’re going to take on a new point of view, you might need a little persuading.
1. Emergency Situations
If […]

77 Ways to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better

Browsing the Online Education Database I came upon an article that grasped my attention immediately, “77 Ways to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better”. At this point in time I think I would like nothing more than this, how about you? My favorites are:

1. Shake a leg. Lack of blood flow is a common reason for […]

Posted by in Accelerated Learning | February 23, 2007 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 13 comments