Author: Leo Fuchigami

How To Write On Paper Faster & Better

What really separates fast writers from slow writers? With these simple changes in technique, you can dramatically increase your writing speed and stamina. Table Of Contents Use a Fast Pen | Use a high quality ergonomic fountain or rollerball pen. Optimize Your Technique | Optimize your grip, change your writing style, write with your arm and fix your posture. Engage Your Other Arm | Make smart use of your other arm. Comments 1. Use A Fast Pen The easiest way to improve your writing speed is to change your writing tool. If you’re using a ballpoint pen or gel pen,...

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Leo’s Top 10 Study Tips

1. Study When You Study The most important tip I have when it comes to studying is to not multi-task. You may think that Facebook, Youtube, TV, video games and internet surfing only have a slight impact on your studying, but we both know that’s not true. Something as simple as turning your TV off can improve your productivity by 500%. Seriously. When you study, study. Period. 2. Make Studying Fun There will always be things you must do that you don’t enjoy. It’s a part of life. But, there will always be ways to make any activity more enjoyable...

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How To Memorize Things Quickly & Effectively – Part 1: Chunking & Spaced Repetition

What separates you from someone that can memorize π (pi) to the 100th decimal? It’s not natural ability; it’s technique and practice. In this tutorial, I will teach you how to master memorization and change your life. Table Of Contents Chunking | Break the information up into smaller chunks and re-categorize it. Spaced Repetition | Exploit the spacing effect by using an SRS flashcard application. Understand Memory | Learn the 11 properties that determine the difficulty of a given piece of information. Preparation | Avoid music with lyrics. Disconnect from the internet. Choose optimal study times and locations. Preview | Get a broad understanding of...

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How To Memorize Things Quickly & Effectively – Part 2: Visualization

For more serious tasks, a more focused and dedicated approach is necessary. By applying these techniques, you can maximize the impact of your memorization efforts. Table Of Contents Paraphrase | Actively process the information by reformatting it and outputting it. Alternative Sources | Consider supplementing or replacing the original material with a superior alternative. Visualization & Storytelling | Mentally convert information into pictures, scenes or stories. Prioritization | Actively ignore things you already know and focus on what you don’t. Holistic Considerations | Your lifestyle significantly affects your mental performance. Comments 1. Paraphrase Fundamentally, what separates advanced memorization techniques from basic memorization...

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How To Manage Your Time Effectively As A Student

What really separates the highly productive from the rest? Learn the differences between Classical and Modern students’ time management philosophies, and how you may be doing the opposite of what you should. Table Of Contents Results vs. Process | Instead of focusing on completion, ask yourself how the task can be best completed. Study Session Length | Break study sessions up into chunks to maintain a high level of intensity. Study Location | Break free from self-imposed study location restrictions. Study Times | Study when you have the highest energy levels and you’re least likely to be distracted. Memorization Schedule |...

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