How Do You Deal With a Fast Paced Curriculum in School?
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What study strategies did you use to manage such a demanding workload across many disciplines at MIT? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.
Answer by Salman-Khan, founder of Khan Academy, on Quora:
My best tip is to try to learn the material well before you have to know it in class.
Classes move at a fixed paced. This tends to be ok most places since the pace is reasonable. MIT, on the other hand, intentionally keeps the pace much faster as a kind of challenge. That is why is not unusual to see 1600 SATs or Valedectorians fail classes there.
I was able to get my first exposure to rigorous classes like multivariable calculus, differential equations, partial differential equations, linear algebra and programming as part of a joint program between my high school and the University of New Orleans. Then when I saw the saw topics (at a more rigorous level) at MIT, it was much
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