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.
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 […]
Hemingway is an app that helps people see their writing the way the reader will see it. It analyzes the text and then lets you know where you can make changes to make it easier to read. Hemingway selects highlights text in one of four colors to represent the following potential mistakes: hard to read, very […]