**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 and a commitment to never repeating the same mistake.

- Watching explanation videos, even for correctly answered questions, is crucial for uncovering deeper insights and ensuring a solid understanding.
- 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 before seeking the solution helps deepen your understanding of a problem.
- Revisiting related lessons after encountering mistakes can lead to a more profound comprehension of mathematical concepts.
- Striving to never make the same mistake twice is indicative of an excellent student and leads to significant progress in mathematical performance.

Chapters

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The Importance of Explanation Videos

01:13

Beyond Surface-Level Understanding

02:33

Deepening Conceptual Understanding

03:35

The Goal of Never Repeating Mistakes