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Top 10 Most Efficient Apps for Studying

Sabina Saktaganova Staff Reporter, The Pawprint

  1. Memrise

Memrise is a language platform which uses a variety of flashcards and audio/video fragments to increase the efficiency of learning. Although, the app was created for learning languages, now it has various subjects (math, science, preparation for SATs, and more) to offer to their users.

  1. Quizlet

Quizlet is a website and an app that allows students to study more efficiently via different games and tools. As of February 6, 2019, Quizlet has over 300 million flashcard sets and more than 50 million active users.

  1. Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers courses in almost any subject you can think of, helping students pass their tests, improve their comprehension, or even just to broaden their horizons. Moreover, it is popularly known for SAT preparation.

  1. Evernote

When it comes to apps to help you study, Evernote is one of the very best, it allows you to keep all your notes organized and streamlined in one handy location. It’s not just boring texts either, Evernote lets you spice up your notes with audio recordings, links, checklists, attachments and more, making your notes an interesting study resource.

  1. Chegg Prep – study flashcards

Flashcards might seem old-school, but they’re still an effective way to reinforce your existing knowledge. Chegg Prep offers a library of more than 500 million pre-made flashcards, plus, the chance to generate your own.

  1. Trello

Trello is a visual tool for planning and organizing your life. In fact it is really popular because of its variety of functions. You can add; checklists, labels, assignments, due dates, and even more, which makes it not only  convenient but useful to help you organize all your plans easily.

  1. Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster is not just an app, but also a company that publishes reference books and dictionaries. The app itself is really useful, especially for English classes because it provides definitions for various words, as well as a detailed thesaurus 

8. XMind: Mind Map

When you are trying to write something, but just can’t get your thoughts organized, try using Mind Map. You can add ideas and then rearrange them and use different chart connections to complete and fit the requirements of your assignment.

9. Duolingo

Want a bit of extra practice for your foreign-language course? Duolingo helps you learn  languages through a variety of learning games that encourages you to progress with achievements and it even reminds you to play.

10. Kahoot!

Kahoot! provides free and fun learning games and trivia quizzes. This app is great for practicing used by students, but it is also known to be really useful for teachers- they are able to set up quizzes and the questions appear on a shared screen which students can each answer on their own personal devices. The app is really helpful to see how you perform on these quizzes and to identify your weak and strong sides.

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