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Visualization and imagination are wonderful things. But to improve them, the real key (correct me if I am wrong) is getting exposure to similar things, to things you can connect with. What I mean is simple: being able to solve problems in your head involves so many things. Understand the problem you are trying to solve First you have to understand the ...


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Don't worry about how you feel about your non-hires. What matters is how the people who didn't hire you feel about you. To solve your problem, it is important to understand exactly why you were not hired by the companies that interviewed you. Once you do this, you can focus your feelings of self-doubt into productive actions that will help you secure an ...


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You could look at it as practicing how to do interviews. With the experience of attending many interviews, you will be more comfortable and can concentrate more on the actual purpose of it, instead of (in a way) technicalities and possible anxiety. With STEM fields at all-time unemployment highs, it is no surprise you will face no-hire decisions a lot more ...


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Mindfulness training has been shown to boost self esteem: Christopher Pepping at Griffith University and his colleagues conducted multiple studies to demonstrate that mindfulness skills enhance self-esteem. The results are published in The Journal of Positive Psychology. Also see the answer to the question How do you act confident? There might be some ...


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It would appear that we have very similar goals (minus the blog and online courses). I've been interested in self-learning since I graduated high school. Here are some of the things I've learned that help a lot with time management: Develop and stick to a routine Break each day down into discrete chunks. I sleep from 11 PM to 2 AM (I'll explain that later) ...


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Okay as a computer programming student myself, and a tutor on summer vacation, I want to be honest and give you the best tip some other experienced programmers gave me and stuff i learnt from my mum who is proffessor: First thing you should understand is that vacation is to rest (don't get me wrong, wait for it) I got my summer break in May, I had two ...


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Suggestions from talking with professors: Have a list of problems available. Collect those that are close to your interests and skill. Whenever you read about a new technique, check it in that list.


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Have a look at spreeder.com . It's a place to learn not to 'read out loud' in your mind by flashing words really quickly instead of letting you read them on your own. I think you can you can apply this concept to numbers as well. Try flashing some numbers (you could do it on paper) and compute some function of them (pick any. Start with something like a ...


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For small numbers you shouldn't need any interpretation layer at all. Up to 6 or 7, your brain should be able to grok the quantity without thinking. ie no need to visualise it as fingers, objects, a word, an abacus etc. And in fact trying to add in a visualisation will slow down comprehension. It's worthwhile setting up a game where a number of objects ...



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