Anki – Learning

I have a terrible memory and it is one of the main reasons I have this blog … while going through my MBA, I resorted to learning via the Anki memory recognition method. Here are a few resources I collected during this journey:

  • 1. Keep decks simple (1 per exam) and use tags for systems, mnemonics etc
  • 2. Understand first then memorize so you can apply what you learn on test day (makes learning quicker)
  • 3. Lay foundations first (80/20) focus on highest yield information big picture basics before details
  • 4. Minimum information principal (don’t make complex cards with sub items, make a bunch of simple cards for each sub item)
  • 5. Cloze Deletions are AmAzInG! (Helps with step 4)
  • 6. Images Photos and Figures (better than a bunch of text) even an “unrelated” image that makes you think of the topic — image occlusion enchanted
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    List: Schools/Studies

    Year StartYear EndInstitutionCourseCity
    19851986PlaywaysPreschoolEast London, South Africa
    19871993Stirling Primary SchoolElementary SchoolEast London, South Africa
    19941998Selborne High SchoolHigh SchoolEast London, South Africa
    19992001Port Elizabeth TechnikonBTech: Information Systems – DiplomaEast London, South Africa
    20022002Port Elizabeth TechnikonBTech: Information Systems – Honors DegreePort Elizabeth, South Africa
    20182020University of North Carolina – CharlotteMasters in Business Administration: GeneralCharlotte, NC, USA