As the name of the app suggests, Pocket is an application that is available on technology that fits in your pocket! Pocket is accessible on your phone, as well as on a tablet or computer. This app is somewhat similar to Pinterest, but rather than being used to save mostly pictures, it is used to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Mind42 is an app that can be used on any device, whether it be a Windows or Apple computer, or a tablet (though for Ipads we recommend using a similar app called MindNode.) Mind42 is a platform that allows you to create mind maps. In short, mind maps are a way of organizing your ideas […]
Remember the Milk is an organizational app that can sync across Windows, iOS, and Android products. Task Lists The app allows you to add tasks to customizable lists. Each task can be personalized so that any specifics of the task are mentioned in a note. Additionally, tasks can be set with a due date and […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]