Persevere during hard times. See challenges, obstacles, and mistakes as an opportunity to grow.
They are blessings in disguise because the more you face them, the more you learn.
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The goal is to learn each concept in a way that they each become like a well-known puzzle piece.
In order to master a concept, you not only need to know it but also to know how it fits into the bigger picture.
Instead of highlighting or underlining, rather take brief notes that summarize keys concepts.
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