Productivity

10 Studying and Tech Hacks for Finals Week

We have finally reached the last week of classes, which means final exams are right around the corner. On top of exams, there may still be projects and homework due (how can they be so cruel?). To help ease your worries, here are 10 studying hacks and tech tips for surviving the upcoming workload! Make a “cheat […]

Apps+Tips on Time Management

Cardinal Rule of Time Management: “Always carry around pocket work” Adapted Hopper, Carolyn H. 2016. Practicing College Learning Strategies, 7th ed. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. Have you ever felt like there was not enough time in the day to finish your work? One way to get the most out of your day is to make use of the […]

Talking Calculator: App of the Week

Talking Calculator: App of the Week Talking Calculator is a mathematical app for iOS products. Text to Speech By clicking on any of the calculator functions, the app will say aloud the full value of what is currently on the screen. It updates the spoken term as you type, so it won’t be saying the […]

Trello

Ever have trouble keeping track of group projects with classmates, research deadlines or progress with professors? How about staying stocked on milk in your apartment between your roommates? Trello may be the app for you! Trello is a free organizational tool that allows you to make and share notecards with collaborators. This app sends notifications […]

ReadCube: App of the Week

Have you ever felt like there are too many topics to research, too many articles to collect + read, and simply too much info to cite + keep track of when writing a massive research paper? As a college student, it’s not fun staying up to write a paper until the library closes at 2AM. […]

Cold Turkey: App of the Week

Do you find yourself frequently getting distracted by the internet while trying to do homework? Maybe it’s social media, video streaming, gaming, or even just your email. You can’t do your homework without your computer, but just being on the computer is a distraction itself. All college students have run into this problem at some […]

30/30, Marinara Timer & More: App(s) of the Week

This week’s App of the Week post highlights a few options for using the Pomodoro Method, discussed in last week’s research post. Using the Pomodoro Method can vary from just a simple timer to using a full scheduling app. These apps are meant to show you some options so you can choose which would be […]