‘If you don’t have a filofax, diary and notebook you might as well go home now’. Was what tutors used to tell students who were up late watching too many episodes of Moonlighting and Dallas.
Back then, students didn’t need to go to a gym; they worked out carrying piles of notebooks, pens and textbooks around campus. But today’s students have a much harder time.
Swamped with new technology and thousands of apps, the choice of how to organize themselves is mind-boggling. There are really effective and helpful apps out there but they are lost in a deluge of useless pretenders.
But fear not! Because EduGrant will save you from your inevitable slide from disorganization to failure to drug addiction to prison. We have here the five best apps which will rocket your productivity to new levels.
Despite sounding like it was named by a member of the junior-high cheer squad, iStudiezPro is pushing HAL levels of computer power. It will sync all your schedules, tasks and to-do list from your laptop, phone and tablet. It then organizes them into five key ares: Overview, Assignments, Planner, Instructors, and Holidays. It also keeps track of your marks and progress throughout your degree program.
Using the classic flashcard technique of learning things, Quizlet has an incredible 10 million sets of flashcards to download and use. You can also create your own flashcards. It then creates random quizzes for you in an attempt to make structured learning fun and stimulating.
Forget cramming piles of forest-ruining handouts into badly organized files. No more will your hole-punch burst and shower confetti all over your floor. This app allows you to record lectures, take high-resolution photos of handouts, type your own notes, take a video and then organize them all into a slideshow.
As if you needed any more help after reading this post on procrastination, this app takes your tasks and breaks them down into manageable chunks. It then prompts you when you need to do them.
This planning app allows you to organize notes and thoughts into an outline before you begin the project. You can share outliners with collaborators and it will automatically sync with your other devices. All your outlines are ready and displayed on the screen.