5 Ways to Use Technology for a Successful College Career
BY ANTON LUCANUS
College is one of the best times in life to take advantage of the developments of technology. You have the internet at your fingertips and tons of services to help you succeed. Take these tech tips to excel in your academic career:
Google Drive and Google Docs
Google will make every single college project a million times easier. With Google Drive and Docs, you can work in real time with other people on your team. These platforms are great for writing and editing papers, as well as sharing files with classmates.
Not only are they great for projects, but they will make your study game a million times better.
Photo, Video and Graphic Editing Software
These tools are especially important if you are majoring in something creative like design or journalism. Take a look at Adobe creative cloud for the best editing software. Either way, these tools can elevate your editing and creative skills. These tools don’t cost a lot when you look at how much use you will get out of them. They will be tools you can use in jobs and projects down the line in your career as well. These items have been tech trends for years for good reason.
Web Development Platforms
Are you looking to showcase a portfolio, apply for jobs effectively or make a great class presentation? You should look into sites like Wix or WordPress to build a website template. This is a great way to showcase your ability to pull together information and present it in a digestible, innovative way.
These platforms also will come in handy after college when you are applying to jobs and internships. Being able to add them to your resume will make you stand-out from other post-college candidates.
Amazon is Your Best Friend in College
Where else can you get books at the best prices? Amazon is the easiest and most effective way to get the best deals on expensive classroom materials. You really can’t go wrong with the ease and effectiveness of Amazon. Amazon also is a great place to order things you might not have the time to drive or walk to the store and buy. Getting the discounted Amazon Prime for students might be the best decision you have ever made. If you’re looking for additional side income, Amazon is also a great place to sell en masse. You’ll need to learn the art of marketing, sales, and online business – but if done right you can earn some handy income on the side of studies.
Do you struggle with some subjects? Good things there is a pool of online tutors that can work with your schedule and help you online. This is a great way to get help in an easy way that is way less of a time commitment. There are tutors who might have far more expertise than others in your class. You might get better grades than ever with the help of an online tutor. Online tutors will come in handy especially if you are in a specific class that you can’t find tutors for in your geographic location.
These are technology tips that will drive your college career towards success. Take these tips when looking to initiate success in the online tech space.
Byline – Anton Lucanus is the Director of Neliti. During his college years, he maintained a perfect GPA, was published in a top cancer journal, and received many of his country’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships. Anton writes for The College Puzzle as a means to guide current students to achieve personal and academic goals