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Don't Let Anything Get in the Way of An Effective Recovery Strategy Except Reality

Written by  David Osburn Sunday, 18 November 2007 12:41

Think back—for some of us, way back—to your days in school when some teacher suddenly announced that there was to be a major exam. If you were like me, the terror of these words was only matched by the experience of finding a prominent blemish the morning of the big dance.The single redeeming element in this announcement was the revelation that it was going to be an "open book" exam. While the relative merits of this form of academic testing can be argued, it nonetheless has been a source of comfort to students for generations. For such an exam, the issue quickly pivots from how prepared you are from diligent study, to how well you know the organization of the text. Skill is not so much manifested in your ability to read, retain, understand and apply; but in how fast you can turn pages and locate the "correct" answer—which you