Daniel Coyle, New York Times bestselling author, began his journey of unveiling the secrets of talent development by visiting talent hotbeds around the world. His discovery answered some essential questions that lots of us learners have: How are talents developed? How do we learn best? How to accelerate our skill development?
By studying smarter, you can reclaim your schedule and live a balanced lifestyle. For any actuarial student feeling overwhelmed by the demands of studying, learning how to study is a meta skill that will lead to a more successful career. - Mike Jennings, ASA, CERA, Co-author of Actuarial Exam Tactics: Learn More, Study Less.
When I reflected back, I realized that the study manual only allowed me to understand the materials, but not how to effectively apply them to solve problems. What I did with my Exam FM first attempt is comparable to starting to drive a car right after passing the knowledge test, but without behind-the-wheel practice.