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Scott Young Rapid Learner

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Master The Process For Acing Tough Classes, Accelerating Your Career And Learning Anything Quickly And Efficiently

Your ability to learn underpins everything else in your life.

Learning defines your career growth. Master cutting edge skills and you can translate them into promotions, autonomy and a job you love. Struggle with learning and you may become obsolete.

Learning defines your education. Knowing how to learn effectively means good grades, low stress and high confidence.

Lousy studying strategies mean pre-exam panic attacks, all-nighters and burnout.

Your life is defined by learning.
Want to be better with money?
Speak a foreign language?
Improve your relationships?

Rapid Learner is a program to help you learn more effectively, quickly and deeply.

By signing up you’ll get two things:

1. A STRATEGY for learning anything. I’ll walk you through my process for breaking down any learning goal you might have into actionable chunks. Whether it’s a college class, a professional skill or just something you’d like to know more about.

2. DOZENS OF TACTICS for solving specific learning problems. Struggle with remembering things? Can’t understand hard ideas? Feel like you forget things right after you learn them? I have tactics based in research and practical experience that can help you learn any of these things.

Here’s What You’ll Learn in Rapid Learner

The main modules of Rapid Learner are delivered over six weeks, however you’re free to pursue the program at whatever pace fits your schedule.

The six modules of the course build on each other, starting with the basics of breaking down a learning goal and personal productivity, finally moving into the nuances of specific techniques for memory and understanding.

1. Project – Ensure Success Before You Start
Learn how to take any learning task, classes, self-education or professional development, and turn it into a learning project.

What you’ll learn:

How to break any learning goal into weekly chunks
Find the right materials to learn effectively without getting overwhelmed or distracted
Smooth your schedule to prevent stress and burnout
How to design projects to learn practical skills
In addition to the main lessons, you’ll also get six bonus lessons, including:

How I prepared for the MIT challenge – A detailed walkthrough of how I was able to set up, and stick to, the intense learning project
Making realistic predictions – Know how to set goals you can confidently complete every time

2. Productivity – Get More Done Without The Procrastination
Build a productivity system that will allow you to get work done without stress, guilt or procrastination.

What you’ll learn:

Why you get burned out, and how to prevent it
How to improve your energy, so you can get more done in less time
Recognize different types of procrastination, and the different methods to eliminate it
In addition to the main lessons, you’ll also get six bonus lessons, including:

Kill procrastination – Not all procrastination is the same, and neither is the fix. In this lesson, I’ll teach you how to spot different forms of procrastination along with the specific method to kill it
Make productivity a habit – How to go from being productive some of the time, to consistently getting your work done and accomplishing the projects you start

3. Practice – The Most Effective Studying Method
Build your foundation right. Learn effectively by applying the techniques a comprehensive study named as the most effective learning methods:

What you’ll learn:

Active versus passive learning, why you want to learn more actively yet few learners do
How to practice without problems sets or past exams
What SRS is and when to use it to quickly memorize information
The most common, inefficient studying strategy that most students use without realizing it
In addition to the main lessons, you’ll also get six bonus lessons, including:

How memory works – Dig into the science of memory and how you can use yours effectively
Choosing the right practice activity – Be able to analyze the kinds of practice you’re doing and fix possible weaknesses, so you’ll never be caught off-guard in an exam again

4. Insight – Understand Hard Ideas With Ease
Expert learners don’t just memorize information, they understand deeply the principles behind what they’re learning. Learn how to quickly build and test intuitions about the material so you’ll “get” it.

What you’ll learn:

The Feynman Technique and how to apply different variations of it to tackle particular learning challenges.
How to know when you’ve learned something deeply enough
Diagnose whether you understand something well enough, or simply need to learn the details better
In addition to the main lessons, you’ll also get six bonus lessons, including:

How to learn things you don’t understand – A recipe for deconstructing anything you don’t understand
Mindful practice – How to approach practice in a way that will improve you intuition about ideas

5. Memory – Quickly Remember Anything
Not all knowledge is remembered equally. Learn to exploit this fact by representing what you’re trying to learn in a way your brain can more easily relate to and store.

What you’ll learn:

Holistic learning methods to vividly remember and recall important concepts and ideas
Mnemonic systems to quickly memorize detailed information
How to visualize ideas to remember and understand them better
Detailed walkthroughs for applying analogies to sift through and understand ideas
In addition to the main lessons, you’ll also get six bonus lessons, including:

The memory palace – Employ the technique competitive mnemoticists use to memorize thousands numbers, facts and words quickly and accurately
How to visualize abstract ideas – Learn to see what you’re trying to understand to remember it more easily

6. Mastery – A Lifelong Strategy To Maintain And Improve Your Knowledge And Skills
Learning is only half the battle. To learn well, you also need to retain what you learn. In this module, I’ll teach you how to develop a plan to retain whatever you’ve learned for years with minimal effort.

What you’ll learn:

How to decide whether to master, maintain or relearn whatever you’re learning
What you should try to remember from a book
How to quickly relearn forgotten subjects
How to master knowledge and go from beginner to expert
In addition to the main lessons, you’ll also get six bonus lessons, including:

The science of forgetting – Learn important principles from cognitive science that dictate how you forget things so you can maximize the knowledge you retain
The mastery habit – How to continually get better at whatever you learn

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