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Gospel Perspectives on Learning

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The mission of BYU isn't simply to increase your knowledge, broaden your perspective, or improve your marketability. It is to aid you in your personal quest for perfection and eternal life. The following articles are designed to help you put your time and effort learning at BYU into the context of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Righteous Motives

June 23, 2020 11:07 AM
When we have the right motives for learning, we learn because we really want to be able to do something.  It makes learning natural and exciting.
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The Genius that Matters Most

June 23, 2020 11:11 AM
By having humility and purpose in our learning, we can be more like Jesus Christ.
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The Importance of Staying Organized

June 23, 2020 11:16 AM
Becoming an effective learner requires order, diligence, and thoughtful priorities
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To Act, Not Be Acted Upon

June 23, 2020 11:23 AM
Students who are learning by faith don’t wait to be acted upon; rather they choose to be doers of the word and act based on what they learn. Nephi’s desire and action to learn what his father had seen in vision is a great example of learning by faith.
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Genuinely Caring for Our Neighbor

June 23, 2020 11:35 AM
Caring for others is one of the Savior's most fundamental admonitions. One of the greatest lessons you can learn at BYU is the importance of caring for your neighbor.
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Lessons Caught

June 23, 2020 11:40 AM
The best teachers in life don't give us answers to questions; rather, they guided us in the process of finding our own answers. As learners seek out and find their own answers by exercising faith, they will retain those answers for a lifetime.