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Greetings!
 
Greetings!
  
This wiki maintains background information for [http://www.cognitomentoring.org Cognito Mentoring], a service with advice and resources for students seeking intellectual stimulation and enrichment. The wiki is not open to public editing, and everything you find here has been written or approved of by people at Cognito Mentoring.
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This wiki maintains background information for [http://www.cognitomentoring.org Cognito Mentoring], a service with advice and resources for students seeking intellectual stimulation and enrichment. The wiki is not open to public editing, and everything you find here has been written or approved of by people at Cognito Mentoring.  
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If you're new here, start with [[What we offer and why]]. We've indexed our main articles below, by topic.
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==Learning==
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[[Recommendations for building general analytical skills]
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===Benefits of learning particular subjects===
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[[Learning a new language: benefits]]
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[[Learning programming: benefits]] & [[Learn programming]]
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[[Learning mathematics: benefits]] & [[Learn mathematics well]]
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[[Verbal skills: benefits]]
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[[Physics learning benefits]]
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===Resource recommendations===
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[[Core reading recommendations]]
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[[Reading recommendations for books with a contested thesis]]
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[[Learning mathematics: resources]]
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[[Development economics reading recommendations]]
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[[Economics learning recommendations]]
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[[Effective altruism learning resources]]
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[[Entrepreneurship learning recommendations]]
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[[Statistics learning recommendations]]
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[[Online programming learning resources]]
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==For Elementary and Middle School Students==
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[[Elementary and middle school mathematics recommendations]]
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[[Recommendation use for accelerated students]]
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[[Online communities for gifted children]]
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==For High School Students==
  
 
[[High school: opening message]]
 
[[High school: opening message]]
  
You can check out our pages for:
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[[Course selection]]
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* [[College students]]
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[[High school coursework]]
* [[Career selection]]
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* [[Independent learning]]
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[[High school mathematics recommendations]]
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[[High school extracurricular activities]]
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[[Preparing for your career during high school]]
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===Extracurricular activities===
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[[High school extracurricular activities]]
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[[High school extracurricular activities: factors to consider]]
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[[High school extracurricular activities: signaling quality to colleges]]
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[[High school extracurricular activities: suggestions]]
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[[Volunteer tutoring]]
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===College admissions===
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[[Standardized tests]]
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[[College admissions for home-schooled students]]
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===College selection===
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[[College selection]]
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[[College selection: factors to consider]]
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[[College selection: getting reliable information about colleges ]]
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[[College selection: deciding based on your intended major]]
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[[Choosing between a public college and a private college]]
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==College==
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===Choosing a college major===
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[[Choosing a college major: factors to consider ]]
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[[Quora answers about college majors]]
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===Coursework===
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[[College lecture class formats]]
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[[Course selection]]
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[[Upper division undergraduate mathematics course structure]]
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===Post-college plans===
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[[Graduate school: deciding whether to go]]
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==Career==
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===General Considerations===
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[[Earnings]]
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[[Job satisfaction]]
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[[Social value of work: income as a proxy]]
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===Career Options===
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[[Academia as a career option]]
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[[Entrepreneurship as a career option]]
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[[Finance as a career option]]
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[[Leaving academia after graduate school]]
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[[Social value of computer science research]]
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==Personal Efficacy and Well-being==
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[[Books for children and teens about obsessive-compulsive disorder]]
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[[Books for children and teens about perfectionism]]
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[[Good study habits]]
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[[Improving your productivity]]
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[[Learning about your cognitive profile]]
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[[Managing your time]]
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[[Overcoming depression]]

Revision as of 00:45, 27 February 2014

Greetings!

This wiki maintains background information for Cognito Mentoring, a service with advice and resources for students seeking intellectual stimulation and enrichment. The wiki is not open to public editing, and everything you find here has been written or approved of by people at Cognito Mentoring.

If you're new here, start with What we offer and why. We've indexed our main articles below, by topic.

Learning

[[Recommendations for building general analytical skills]

Benefits of learning particular subjects

Learning a new language: benefits

Learning programming: benefits & Learn programming

Learning mathematics: benefits & Learn mathematics well

Verbal skills: benefits

Physics learning benefits

Resource recommendations

Core reading recommendations

Reading recommendations for books with a contested thesis

Learning mathematics: resources

Development economics reading recommendations

Economics learning recommendations

Effective altruism learning resources

Entrepreneurship learning recommendations

Statistics learning recommendations

Online programming learning resources

For Elementary and Middle School Students

Elementary and middle school mathematics recommendations

Recommendation use for accelerated students

Online communities for gifted children


For High School Students

High school: opening message

Course selection

High school coursework

High school mathematics recommendations

High school extracurricular activities

Preparing for your career during high school

Extracurricular activities

High school extracurricular activities

High school extracurricular activities: factors to consider

High school extracurricular activities: signaling quality to colleges

High school extracurricular activities: suggestions

Volunteer tutoring

College admissions

Standardized tests

College admissions for home-schooled students

College selection

College selection

College selection: factors to consider

[[College selection: getting reliable information about colleges ]]

College selection: deciding based on your intended major

Choosing between a public college and a private college


College

Choosing a college major

[[Choosing a college major: factors to consider ]]

Quora answers about college majors

Coursework

College lecture class formats

Course selection

Upper division undergraduate mathematics course structure

Post-college plans

Graduate school: deciding whether to go

Career

General Considerations

Earnings

Job satisfaction

Social value of work: income as a proxy


Career Options

Academia as a career option

Entrepreneurship as a career option

Finance as a career option

Leaving academia after graduate school

Social value of computer science research

Personal Efficacy and Well-being

Books for children and teens about obsessive-compulsive disorder

Books for children and teens about perfectionism

Good study habits

Improving your productivity

Learning about your cognitive profile

Managing your time

Overcoming depression