Quizlet is a flashcard website that allows you to create new flashcards and study ones designed by other people. It is available both as a website and mobile app for iOS and Android. With Quizlet, you can quickly create sets of flashcards to study any topic. Once you create your flashcard set, you can study it […]
You might remember Wordle from middle school when you had a substitute teacher. Did you know that it can be a useful writing tool for college students as well? Wordle creates a word cloud of words based on how frequently they appear in block of text. You can paste the text into the editor on […]
If you’ve spent much time at all looking into notetaking apps, you’ve definitely come across Evernote, one of the earlier apps in its category. Whether you’re looking for storage, an easily editable platform, organization support, or more, Evernote seems to have something for everyone. However, it seems like a lot of people find it […]
Even non-math majors have to do some math to meet their gen ed requirements. Calculators are easy to input for simple equations, like 93/4, but when you have equations that look like this:
AudioNote is an app that combines multiple forms of notes in one place. It syncs typed or handwritten (on a touchscreen) notes with an audio recording of a lecture or meeting. AudioNote can be used on computers, tablets, or smartphones.
You’ve probably used some form of cloud-based storage before, for storing photos, collaborating on projects, or backing up data. OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud storage system, much improved from the former SkyDrive, with many of the best features from the various cloud storage platforms available.
You’ve heard of the Merriam-Webster dictionary, but have you tried their mobile app, available for iOS and Android devices? This app gives you access to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, but has several additional features that make it a helpful study tool.
Last week, we covered Cold Turkey, as helpful time management app that allows you to schedule time when certain websites are blocked. Unfortunately, Cold Turkey is a Windows-only app, so we looked for an equivalent Mac app for all of our Apple fans. While it has different features from Cold Turkey, SelfControl is the predominant […]
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 […]
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 […]