Optimal Learning Strategies & The State of Academia | w. Pranoy Mohopatra

Optimal Learning Strategies & The State of Academia | w. Pranoy Mohopatra

Pranoy Mohopatra is the the Founder and CEO of PMTutoring LLC, Manager of Medical Education at Monmouth Medical center and a full-time student at an IVY league school. Pranoy has helped 400+ students at every level increase their standardize testing scores by an average of 20%. Pranoy helps us uncover how to anything, make it stick, and directly apply it to our own goals.


Time Stamped Show Notes

  • [0:50] Pranoy decides to leave medical school to start scaling his tutoring business 
  • [3:54] The challenges of our current primary school system
  • [5:15] Pranoy dives into his strategies for learning optimally
  • [6:30] Pranoy’s approach to successful time-management to maximize learning
  • [7:40] How Pranoy applies cross-domain learning to make facts stick
  • [9:15] The challenges of a static curriculum and what we should do about it
  • [11:40] The importance of individualized solutions, student-directed learning
  • [14:10] Why we need to invest in our teachers and empower our teachers to find ‘the why’
  • [16:35] How to learn something sustainably and retrieve and apply it over a long period of time
  • [20:20] How would Pranoy approach learning how to weight train
  • [22:15] Why strategy is so important for testing, especially standardize testing
  • [27:10] The biggest mistakes Pranoy observes when learning anything new
  • [29:45] Pranoy’s advice on learning multiple, complex skills at the same time
  • [33:00] “Find your American Dream”
  • [33:45] Pranoy roasts Neal
  • Mentioned Resources

    Learning to Learn - Supercharge your learning with scientific research

    PMtutoring - Delivering a modern approach to tutoring



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