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Divide learning material into categories

    Can you remember what you had for lunch last week Tuesday? Probably not. Our brains are masters at forgetting information we don’t repeat regularly. But what can we do about it? I, like many others, had to painstakingly learn the art of learning as I went through college. Here are some of my tips for successful learning.
    When learning, it helps me to divide information into three categories. Core information in a text is the most important points. They form the basic framework for what I want to remember. Outside the basic framework, there is the additional information. I use different colors and underlining in the text, depending on the category. It’s important to recognize unimportant information as well. For example, in the case of overlapping subjects or because it is too specific. Here you should have the courage to simply leave them out.