Start With You in Mind: The 1st step in Personalized Studying

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This Episode’s Roadmap


Having the time and motivation to study given all the other things in our lives are two of the biggest roadblocks that you face as an aspiring actuary.

This lesson puts a focus on why you may be having trouble studying when you say you’re going to study, and how starting with YOU in mind can help you overcome that.

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Destination of Today’s Journey

After this episode, you’ll be able to:
• Define what’s the end goal for you when it comes to exams – Your Why
• Draw from a well of strength for times when your confidence waivers
• Identify the things that are most important you that will happen during the time leading up to your exam, so you don’t have to give them up

Compass: Guiding Quote for Success

“Reasons Reap Results” – Jim Kwik –Expert in Accelerated Learning and CEO of SuperheroYou

Milestones: Highlights of the session

• You’re not alone – Top struggles aspiring actuaries face are having the time and motivation to study
• Wrong Assumption people make is that they can just schedule their study time, and then they will do it
• There are 3 key questions you should ask yourself before even planning out your studying to help with the motivation and time issues
• Your study plan, approach, and mindset needs to be unique to YOU to be success – hence “personalized studying”
• Visualizing and defining the future you want can be very useful driver

Toolkit: Useful Resources

• How to Study for Actuarial Exams: Free Exam Strategies Traning [Video Series]
• 3 Time-Saving Smartcuts to Maximize your Study Time [Cheatsheet]
• Start with Why: Simon Sinek [Youtube]
• – Jim Kwik and Accelerated Learning [ Website]

The Journey Continues – What was your biggest takeaway from this episode

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