‘Apps’ Posts

You Should Be Using: Evernote’s Page Camera Feature

You Should Be Using: Evernote’s Page Camera Feature

You Should Be Using is a new weekly series of app tips and tricks aimed at helping students work smarter. Many of you may have already grown accustomed to using Evernote or OneNote to take better notes in class. Unfortunately, many professors don’t allow laptop usage during class, leaving you wondering how you’ll organize your ...

The Dos and Don’ts of Productivity Apps

It’s hard not to become obsessed with productivity. The world constantly asks more and more of us, and we bend over backwards to balance our responsibilities. This is especially tough in college, as you’re just discovering and enjoying independence. In order to keep up with your studies, you’ll attempt to schedule your life effectively to find ...

5 Apps for Better Organization and Productivity in College

College-style distractions often come in the form of drunken roommates, last-minute dorm parties, and the persuasive insistence of friends. We might not have many ways to help you avoid these harshest distractions, but we do have a list of five great apps and programs to help college students manage their lives. Hopefully it leads to ...

Fitness Devices 101: Tracking Your Life

If you’re concerned with your health and level of activity, there’s a new tech bandwagon you might actually want to jump on. Fitness devices are making it easier than ever to track workout progress through wearable trackers and smartphone apps. Two of these devices in particular, the Fitbit Flex and Jawbone UP, are taking the old ...

6 MS Office Tips from the World’s Best Student Users

If you’re an incoming college freshman, you probably used Microsoft Office in some capacity during your elementary to high school years. Presentations required PowerPoint, papers required Word, and if you took any sort of general computer class during high school, you likely learned the basics of Excel. But these applications are not just used to ...

3 Productivity Apps for College Students

Being in college is the best 4 (or 5, 6, or 7) years of your life. Aside from all of the lectures, homework, papers, and exams, you meet new friends, make life-long relationships and memories that you can pass on to your children before they begin their own college careers. Unfortunately, all that stuff also ...

3 Great Weight Loss Apps for Your Summer Diet

Several years after the saying, “There’s an App for that,” was coined, the statement couldn’t be truer today. We’ve got apps for just about everything under the sun, both free and paid. As we head into summer, I’ve compiled a list of great weight loss apps to help you with your summer diet, so you ...

4 Types of Apps College Students Need to Use

You won’t develop good habits by using apps alone, but you can use them to make your life as a student much easier. With the amount of responsibility you have during college, you need the right tools to help you get through the day. And you need them from the moment you wake up. The ...

4 Free Apps to Help You Find and Save on Gas

Gas is currently over $4 in many places. It could drop in price at some point, but as sure as the sun shines, that price will continue to climb. But you can help yourself spend less money at the pump so some of that can be repurposed toward other things, like cable/internet bills — and ...

Learn a Language by Watching Movies and YouTube with LaMP

Using movies and other media to increase your proficiency in a foreign language is great if you cannot afford to travel and immerse yourself into a particular language. If you’re a beginner, it’s also a great way to familiarize yourself with common phrases and cultural nuances. In order to help language learners on their path ...