Salutations to whom ever is reading this,
I’ve been a lurker here on AoM for quite some time now. Though sadly enough I’ve never truly taken these skills and used them for my own studying. I’m still a student and my exams are starting in 2 weeks time.The subjects which I take at school are the following: English; Geography; History; Business Studies; AP English; Mathematics
I would please like your critic and help with how I should start to begin creating memory palaces, mnemonics, PAO for these subjects. Generally for each individual subject there are certain things which I’d like to recall/remember:
English - Poems, Grammer, Taming of the Shrew(a setwork we’re currently doing)
Geography- The whole Climatology section in my textbook
History - Dutch Colonialism in South Africa ; The rise of the Zulu nation
Business Studies - ( It’s literally all my terms work, I won’t list it all) Business environments, Forms of ownership, Socio-Economic Issues etc
AP English - Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Mathematics - Formulas and such
As you can see above it’s quite a lot memory palaces, mnemonics and etc to make. Nevertheless, that is exactly what I plan to do in the next 2 weeks! I’m quite optimistic about what I am capable of doing and I’m very determined to achieve this. I’d just like advice with where I should begin ^~^
I already have a set of houses I know I’ll use. I was thinking that my memory palaces could be all linked, though I thought that would be confusing. I made some Pinterest boards of people whom I can place in my memory palace. For example I’d have one of my favorite Russian poets Sergei Yesenin doing something as a reminder for the English poems I’ll have to remember. I’ve heard Anthony Metivier say it’s a good idea to draw out your memory palaces, I don’t know whether I should do that. I’m also aware of Lynne Kelly’s memory techniques. I don’t know whether I should use the Shaper System method for memorizing numbers for my Math formulas or the Dominic System ( this one confuses me though).
I feel overwhelmed by all the different approaches I could take in doing this, I don’t know where to begin. Please help me.
By the way, all my exams are on different dates so more or less for some subjects I have a month or more to do this. I know and understand all my work, I’d just like to put it into a memory palace so I won’t forget at all.
Thank you for taking your time to read this, let me know of your advice.