Academic Resource Center
Our tutors have compiled the following list of app-based and internet resources which you may find useful.This list is intended for informational purposes only. The inclusion of resources on this list does not imply endorsement.
Khan Academy - Khan Academy helps you deepen your understanding and sharpen your skills with short videos and interactive exercises on a variety of topics including math and science.
Wolfram Alpha - Wolfram Alpha is a computational knowledge engine that allows you to calculate, solve, graph, and much more.
Photomath - Photomath reads and solves basic math problems using your phone's camera. It does not support handwritten or word-based problems.
Evernote - Evernote is a web- and app-based tool that allows you to take notes, create to-do lists, save things you find online, annotate PDFs and pictures, sketch ideas, record audio and sync that information across all devices.
Scannable - Scannable is a great extension to Evernote which enables you to quickly and beautifully capture documents, images, and business cards. Once captured, you can save to Evernote, DropBox, or email as a PDF. This is especially useful for capturing class handouts or handwritten notes.
Notability - Notability is an app-based tool for taking notes.
Outlining and Organizing
Workflowy - Workflowy is a notebook for lists. Use it to be more creative and productive.
Trello - Trello’s boards, lists, and cards enable you to organize and prioritize your projects in a fun, flexible and rewarding way.
Easel.ly - Easel.ly allows you to create and share visual ideas in the form of infographics.
Zotero - Zotero helps you collect, organize, and cite your research sources.
Google Scholar - For quick citations in MLA, APA, or Chicago format, plug your source into Google Scholar and select cite.
Dropbox - Dropbox is a place for your photos, docs, videos, and other files. Files you keep in Dropbox are safely backed up, and you can get to them from all your devices. It’s easy to share large files with anyone, even if they don’t have a Dropbox account.
VoiceDream - VoiceDream is a widely acclaimed app that reads articles, documents and books out loud.
Scheduling and Planning
iStudiez Pro - iStudiez is a planner that combines scheduling, homework, and grades in one consistent user interface.
Doodle - Doodle radically simplifies the process of scheduling meetings.
Grammarly - Online grammar checker.
Slack - Keep all your team communication in one place with Slack, a new way to get more done, spend less time in meetings and reduce email.
JoinMe - Collaborate instantly with JoinMe's free screen sharing, unlimited audio, and ridiculously simple video conferencing. No registration required.
Study Music and Relaxation
Noisli - Noisli helps you improve your focus and boost productivity. Mix different sounds and create your perfect environment.
Spotify - Spotify is a digital music service that gives you access to millions of songs.
8tracks - 8tracks is a place to make and discover playlists.
Headspace - Headspace is a gym membership for the mind. It provides a course of guided meditation, delivered via an app or online.