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Unfortunately it’s true!

Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing

A couple of key takeaway quotes

“That is: The (bombed) pretest drives home the information in a way that studying as usual does not. We fail, but we fail forward.”

“The basic insight is as powerful as it is surprising: Testing might be the key to studying, rather than the other way around.”

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