**Learn from Your Mistakes**

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Summary

The essence of learning from mistakes while preparing for the GMAT, particularly in math, involves much more than simply correcting an error. It requires a deep, conceptual understanding of the material, reflecting on errors, and ensuring those mistakes are not repeated.

- Watching explanation videos, even for correctly answered questions, is crucial for understanding the rationale behind answers.
- Learning from mistakes goes beyond knowing the right steps to take; it involves understanding the underlying mathematical concepts and logic.
- Reflecting on what you know and what you thought was true helps prime your mind for deeper learning from solutions.
- Striving to never make the same mistake twice is a hallmark of excellent students and leads to significant progress.
- Setting high standards for learning from each mistake accelerates understanding and mastery of the material.

Chapters

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The Importance of Explanation Videos

01:14

Beyond Surface-Level Understanding

01:42

Reflective Learning

03:35

The Goal of Never Repeating Mistakes