The Ultimate Student Resource List It’s back to school time, yet again. In the spirit of the season, I decided to gather together the best tools, websites, and advice I know of to help make you a more effective and relaxed student this semester. Since I know you’re broke, it’s all free! 10 Free Applications Every Student Needs Unless you have money coming out of your ears, you probably won’t want to shell out the cash you’ll need to get Office, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, EndNote, and so on — even with your student discount. OpenOffice.org: A top-quality, full-featured office productivity suite — word processor, spreadsheet, presentation software, graphics editor, database, the works! 11 Online Tools Students Should Check Out Or 20, depending on how you count. Email: GmailRegister for a solid, plain-jane email address from Gmail, something like FirstnameLastname@gmail.com. 15 Websites for Students (Aside from Lifehack) 30 Pieces of Advice for Students from Lifehack.org 7 Online Research Resources
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6 free apps to get you through university Hands up if you have a smartphone or tablet? We thought you might. Over the last couple of years, they’ve become as intrinsic a part of university life as the compulsory end-of-term all-nighter, or the perennial pile of washing-up in the sink. But did you know that there are apps out there which are guaranteed to enhance your experience at university? And aren’t you lucky? 1. As well as having an amusingly risqué name, Qwiki is a fantastic addition to any student’s repertoire. It’s great for a basic overview of anything you may need to know information quickly about, condensed into one easily-accessible chunk – quick check on the plot of ‘Bleak House’ because you couldn’t be bothered to read all 800-odd pages? 2. 250000+ Recipes and Grocery List: BigOven BigOven gives you the answer to that age-old question which has plagued students for decades: what can I whip up with my leftover beef, cheddar cheese and eggs? 3. 4. Students always go to university with good intentions. 5. Fear not! 6.
50 Tips for College Students I did the "extended tour" of college. From about 1991-2002. I did get 4 degrees, so at least I have an excuse. :) I've also been an adjunct professor, so I've also been at the other side of the classroom. 1) The Freshman Fifteen does exist. So does the Freshman Twenty. 2) Pizza - the ubiquitous college snack. 3) If it's either take out a loan or quit school, take out a loan. 4) If you can live harmoniously with someone in a 20×20 ft. space, you can do anything. 5) Flip-flops: Wear them in the dorm shower. 6) Always attend the *real* class, and use the Internet one for review. 7) If you are not a morning person, don't schedule classes for 7am. 8) Get involved on campus. 9) Too much socializing = bad grades. 10) If you are feeling overwhelmed, are having problems sleeping, or have gone through a breakup, visit your college's counseling center. 11) There are a lot of free activities on campus. 12) Many colleges have free tutoring centers on campus. 13) Sit near the front of class. 47) Sleep.
Study Hacks On Sam Harris and Stephen Fry’s Meditation Debate February 19th, 2019 · 44 comments A few weeks ago, on his podcast, Sam Harris interviewed the actor and comedian Stephen Fry. Early in the episode, the conversation took a long detour into the topic of mindfulness meditation. Harris, of course, is a longtime proponent of this practice. He discusses it at length in his book, Waking Up, and now offers an app to help new adherents train the skill (I’ve heard it’s good). What sparked the diversion in the first place is when, early in the conversation, Fry expressed skepticism about meditation. Harris’s response was to compare meditation to reading. Fry, who is currently using and enjoying Harris’s meditation app, conceded, and the discussion shifted toward a new direction. I wonder, however, whether Fry should have persisted. Read more » Minimalism Grows… February 8th, 2019 · 31 comments Before I do, two quick notes: On to the publicity updates: The Beginning of a Digital Revolution? Myth Confirmed
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Study tips: Coursework and productivity - Student Life - Student It's easy to forget that you're supposed to actually, you know, work, during your time at university. In between cooking terrible food, taking part in a crazy university society, frantically trying to save money or even trying to make money, and trying to stay healthy, you actually have to learn. We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but unless you’re adept at writing essays in your sleep, you’ll need to work hard to get your degree. Or perhaps you need to pass exams. Read our exam guide. Organise, organise, organise Organisation is the most important skill you need. Stay out of the bedroom Bedrooms are for sleeping, kitchens are for cooking… You get the idea. Pick a good time to work The generally accepted wisdom is that it’s best to work during the day or in the early evening. Start as soon as possible Begin working on coursework as soon as you’re given it. Pace and reward yourself! You need to balance elements of work and play, but studying needn’t be joyless.
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