What’s a study strategy you can’t live without?
For me, it’s mind mapping (i.e., visual note taking).
Mind mapping helped me go from getting 1 out of 20 on my first test at university to completing degrees in Law and Psychology. It helped me get a PhD scholarship and complete my doctoral thesis.
Whenever I felt overwhelmed or didn’t understand […]
What do you do if you don’t understand something?
Keep reading the same sentence over and over again? Maybe that will work. Maybe it won’t.
Or you could grab some coloured pens and mind map out the content.
This is what I do when I’m struggling to understand something. And this has worked for me […]
I’ve been asked on more than one occasion “Is there any way I can speed up the mind mapping process?”
The simple answer is yes. There are several ways you can fast track the mind mapping process. But like anything, there is no escaping the fact that mind mapping takes time. It takes effort. But it’s time and […]
If I asked you to draw a picture of a chicken what would your reaction be? “No way, I can’t draw” or “Sure, no problem!”?
Many people I work with have a black and white view when it comes to drawing. They think they either can or can’t draw.
For this reason, teaching any form of visual note-taking to students, such as mind mapping, […]