‘Applications’ Posts

Apps You Need for Fall Semester

Apps You Need for Fall Semester

In a smartphone obsessed world, it can be easy to forget that phones are good for something other than texting and tweeting. This semester, load your phone or tablet with apps that will help you survive your classes and give you a break when you need one. Planner App Any planner app will do, but ...

Digital Organizational Documents You Need

Digital Organizational Documents You Need

It’s amazing that we still under-utilize our personal computers and mobile devices. We have technology to change the world at our fingertips, and yet we can’t remember that thing we were sure we wouldn’t forget last night. It’s time to change that. Below are nine types of documents and apps anyone can use to make ...

Digital Tools to Improve Your Papers

Digital Tools to Improve Your Papers

Writing assignments: love ‘em or hate ‘em, they end up being a huge part of your grade in many college classes. Whether you’re a strong writer or somewhat less confident in your abilities, these four tools can help you take your writing to the next level. Grammarly You’re familiar with spell check, but Microsoft Word’s ...

App Review: Photomath

App Review: Photomath

PhotoMath may be an app that you can’t survive without. It all depends on how much help you need solving math problems. This app scans information on a page and uses artificial intelligence (AI) to process that information. In this case, we’re talking about equations. The app is fairly simple to use. First, you snap ...

10 Tips for Cover Letters

10 Tips for Cover Letters

Cover letters remain popular in today’s job climate, and I am constantly bombarded with questions about what their purpose is and how to draft one properly. While plenty of people think that the resume is the selling point of a job application, a cover letter can have a strong impact on how a prospective employer ...

Why You Should: Use Kiwix for Research

Why You Should: Use Kiwix for Research

When you research a paper, you spend many hours online browsing Wikipedia for information and sources. That time quickly chews up your monthly mobile data cap. To remedy this issue, give offline resources a try. Kiwix is an offline content reader software developed by a company in Switzerland. It displays Wikipedia content along with other ...

Preparing for Graduate Application Season

Preparing for Graduate Application Season

Getting ready to head into your final year of undergrad and thinking about applying for grad school next year? You might think that you’ve got the whole application thing down—you applied to undergrad and got in, so it can’t be that hard. Right? Applying to graduate school is a whole new monster. Graduate programs require ...