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21st Century Studying

21st Century Studying

Studying for an exam has never been easier than now. With so much 21st century technology to aid you, it is almost impossible to not ace a test! When taking an online, or traditional, course it is important to invest in various apps that can help you throughout the course. Whether you have a smartphone, laptop, or tablet it is possible to download great educational apps to make your studying easier!

If you need help memorizing vocabulary or facts for an exam you can always make your own digital flashcards right on your phone or computer with apps such as the web app Quizlet and the Android app StudyDroid. Both allow you to create and save your own customized flashcards to study with. Quizlet even has pre-made flashcards over various subjects you can select and study from.

If your not the best at taking notes with pen and paper then you can search for notetaking apps such as Apple's Evernote. This app is free and allows you to save photos, record commentary, and type text. When researching material you can easily copy and paste information onto the app or simply save screenshots. Taking notes was never been easier or more fun!

There are thousands of apps available for anyone one of your electronic devices. It is important to search for ones that can make your time studying a lot simpler and easier. Many are free and worth the extra minute it takes to download.