Prereading is a game changer. It changed my life...Everyone is smarter when they have seen the material before. You will be too.
The night before a biochemistry class, I read the last year's lecture notes. I look at the pictures in the book. Now, I've got the general concept. Sure...There's a couple of details to fill in and a a few things to memorize. But that's no big deal. I've got the big picture, and that's all I need.Bring it on professor, I'm ready.That's right.The next day, I'm a goalie sitting in the front row.Nothin gets past me.My ability to comprehend a biochemistry lecture just went from 30% to 95%. I went on to score 780 out of a possible 800 on the medical school boards exam in biochemistry. Given that the 99th percentile began around 690, this was one of the highest scores in the USA, perhaps the highest.
Mozart liked to write letters while on the loo. He wrote, I think it only fitting to write while shitting. This gave me the idea of, I think it only fitting to read while ... Who says men can't multitask?