Want to know one of the best things I did last year? I learned how I process information.
I was never the worst in the class, but in the same way, I have never been the best.
I’m no Einstein but I felt there was some untapped potential that I was somehow missing.
Floated through school getting average grades and not remembering any of the information beyond the exams.
That was before I found out how I process information.
As a kinaesthetic learner, I learn by doing and creating.
I used to think reading through a piece of text and taking notes was the best way for me remember what I needed, but my rate of retention was shockingly low. Each revision session would have to be repeated numerous times and the whole process took way too long.
Now I make flash cards and mind-maps.
The process of creating a stack of cards and drawing a mind-map improves how much of the information I retain and reduces how long it takes me to do a section.
What type of learner are you?
To find out what type of learner I am, I used this website: