By: Prim Prasitanond '16
It's that time of the year again, when everyone is busy getting ready for AP tests and Spring exam. Thanks to technology, students life is much easier as you can share online study guide or even look up video from Crash Course, Khan Academy, and etc. While some other people might say that technology could be a distraction from studying, it doesn't hurt to try new things and have some cool software to help you out. So here I've put together the list of most helpful apps for students which will help reduce exam stress.
Brainscape has a large amount of flashcards that you can download from, either AP Chinese to SAT I. The app allows users to create their own flashcards or download them from the market. It is quite similar to Quizlet except it allows more functions to the application, making study more enjoyable.
MyScript Smart Note
If you're a type of students who prefers to write lecture down as a way of memorizing the material, this app will be a perfect match for you. It allows you to write down your lecture, record an audio, paste images, and share with your colleagues. It is a great tool for group study and a perfect way to organize your notes in one place.
Sleep If U Can
This app will help you get to exam without sleeping-in. Basically, the app will forces you out of bed by having you get up and take picture of the things you define to turn the alarm off. Here's a video showing you how the app functions.
GoConqr allows users to create online Mind Maps, Flashcards, Online Notes and Quizzes. GoConqr offers a bunch of tools such Study Groups and Study Planner. This app will be perfect for all the group project and group study.
XMind is the most professional mind mapping tool. The software can capture ideas, clarify thinking, manage complex information, and promote the team. It supports mind maps, fishbone diagrams, tree diagrams, organization charts, spreadsheets, and etc.