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15/09/2021
  • The best academic tools for you to start the next university year well

    Organizing the next university course is easier than you imagine with the tools that we present to you today and that you cannot miss

    When September arrives, it is also time to return to the university classrooms. And after a long summer, where we have completely recharged our energies, it is important that you stay up to date with the latest technological tools, so that the next academic year you can perform at your best and with total comfort.

    That is why today, at The Lofttown we want to make it easier for you to return to the routine and we bring you a complete post so you can discover which are the most TOP academic tools among today’s young students when it comes to organizing their university homework.

    Experience shows us every year that the beginning of a new season of university classes also brings with it new challenges, especially among young foreigners who want to live the experience of studying in Barcelona to the fullest.

    Likewise, the need to perfectly organize the next academic year so that everything runs smoothly and correctly. Keep in mind that you will not only have to plan your move, fully adapt to the city and its customs.

    On the other hand, you will also have to be prepared for new subjects, new academic schedules, new classmates and new teachers, in addition to a series of responsibilities that you will learn as the weeks progress.

    Consequently, we advise you to organize your routine properly so that it does not become a complicated task, especially at the beginning. So, below we present the best academic tools that you can use from your computer or mobile so that you have everything under control from the beginning of the course. Take note!

    Getpocket

    It works as a space to save all the information you find on the network and then use it in the classroom or when doing work. It is compatible with several formats and supports transferring files from any browser or social network, it is available for iOS and Android and allows you to access the information saved without an internet connection.

     

    Evernote

    It is an App available for iOS and Android that works as a virtual agenda where you can save important dates according to activities and attach documents or web pages that have useful content to develop the topic.

    This application works for students of any level and teachers because it allows you to include images in each entry and even record audios to remember a key issue.

     

    Squid

    It allows you to take notes from your cell phone or tablet, using a digital pen or your finger, fill out forms and sign documents. You can also organize them in notebooks and even project them.

     

    MyHomework

    It has a very simple and predictive interface, it is used in an agile way from any Smartphone and it carries out a graphic organization of each class. With this App you can create a school calendar and assign reminders so as not to forget any assignment, it is available for iOS and Android.

     

    Notas U

    This App is perfect for organizing the academic year of university students, it has sections to record schedules, tasks, due dates and contact of your professors. One of the most interesting features is that it allows you to record the qualifications you obtain in each evaluation and the same App will calculate the results and give you an average of your qualifications.

     

    Coursera

    This educational platform allows you to take free online courses in a wide variety of topics from the comfort of your cell phone or tablet.

     

    Paper

    It makes it easy to make sketches, drawings or take notes. To take advantage it is advisable to buy the digital pen.

     

    Feedly

    This RSS application allows you to save your favorite press media, magazines and blogs to keep you constantly updated with the latest news and content of interest.

     

    Audible

    Lets you listen to audiobooks anytime, anywhere.

    TED

    Conferences around the world, most of them with Spanish subtitles.

    You can find a free version for Android and there is another that you can pay for and has no advertising.

    Education programs that use digital platforms are more and more frequent, which makes it necessary to organize academic courses with interactive and flexible tools.

    Noteshelf

    With this app you can also annotate, draw or sketch.

     

    Agenda

    It is an App designed as a large dynamic calendar where you can record your weekly schedule, teacher contact, homework, exams and define study hours.

    Each entry allows you to organize the academic year, include details that help you plan activities related to the class and even attach notes. This App is only available for Android and it is totally free.

    Khan Academy

    This renowned platform offers thousands of tutorial videos on a wide variety of subjects and topics.

    We have reviewed the most useful Apps to manage activities and tasks from home, it only remains for you to choose the most appropriate one according to your needs.

    Are you already wanting to start the new course? We are too and looking forward to seeing you in Barcelona! For this reason, we hope that this post has helped you to prepare yourself mentally and to face the next course that is about to start in the best way.

    And also remember that at The Lofttown we want to have you in our university residence so that you become one of our #TheLoftowners and live a unique experience that you will never forget while studying in Barcelona.

    If you want to know more about us, we also invite you to follow us on Facebook and Instagram so that you are always up to date with the latest promotions and news in our university residence.

    See you soon in Barcelona!

     

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