The Best Tools for Smart but Lazy Students

In addition to being home to eight out of the ten highest mountains in the world – including Mount Everest, Nepal has a sizable student population in the region. According to recent estimates by World Education News, there were approximately 361,077 students enrolled in higher education institutions in 2016, most of which were in bachelor’s programs.

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re one of these students. Also, it’s possible that you’ve clicked at the headline of this article because it promised you some useful tools (and it will give you them, of course). If you’re bored and don’t like the work your professor assigns you, feel free to check out how these online tools might help you to focus on something else you find interesting.

  1. Grammarly

How good are you at proofreading? If you’re a student, it’s safe to assume that you’re getting a lot of written assignments from your professor. To get a high grade, you need to ensure that your essays and research papers are error-free, which, of course, means more work with proofreading and editing.

Well, guess what, you don’t have to do all this job alone. Grammarly is a great free online tool that does this work for you. It can identify grammar, punctuation, and word selection errors, passive voice overuse, and many other kinds of mistakes that students typically make in written assignments. And it does all of this in the matter of minutes.

  1. Wolfram Alpha

Have you watched Star Trek? There was a computer that could generate a lot of information almost without any input. If this sounds good and you could use a search engine that focuses specifically on scientific information, feel free to take a look at Wolfram Alpha.

It allows computing expert-level answers using advanced algorithms, AI technology and knowledge base in a wide variety of areas, including math, science, culture, statistics, chemistry, health, and many others.

By using Wolfram Alpha, you could get all information you need in one place, which improves the efficiency of research,” says Gabriel Norman, an academic researcher at Proessaywriting. “That’s why many professional writers choose it to quickly find quality information.”

Wolfram Alpha is also available on mobile.

  1. Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is an excellent source of academic information, literature, non-fiction, and reference texts that offers them free of charge because their copyright has expired. There, you can find books and audiobooks in various languages that could be useful for your academic projects.

  1. Quizlet

They say lazy people are fast and productive learners (there’s even a term “lazy productivity”), and this applies to you, then this tool will be great for your learning needs. It’s actually one of the most comprehensive sources of academic knowledge out there. By using Quizlet, you can easily find answers to various kinds of assignments such as quizzes, textbook questions, tests, and others.

As of September 2018, the site had more than 264,000,000 data sets that saved millions of students from around the world. So, you’re in a hurry to get some answers to study a topic as efficiently as possible, feel free to check out this awesome resource.

  1. Power Nap App

As someone who considers themselves lazy, you know how wonderful naps are. They are, indeed! There’s evidence that power naps can alleviate sleep deficits, and boost brain performance by facilitating critical thinking and creative problem solving.

If your power naps get out of control sometimes, you can use Power Nap app, which is an ideal companion to plan your quick power naps. For example, you can set a timer on a pre-defined time or set an alarm for between 5 and 20 minutes, and use relaxing background sound to wake you up.

  1. StudyBlue

StudyBlue is another great solution for homework that provides online flashcards, homework help and solutions for thousands of textbooks. For example, if you want to find materials for your class, all you have to do is provide information on your school, e.g. name, and the class, and press the search button. The system generates a list of materials currently available for your class so you can easily browse through them and find the ones you need to complete your homework.

The website has a user-friendly interface so you’ll find the materials you need in a matter of minutes. If you want to use StudyBlue on the go, you can install their iOS or Android app.

Conclusion

What do you think? Can these tools be useful to make your learning as efficient and enjoyable as possible? Don’t forget that lazy people are among the smartest ones because they can find the easiest ways to complete the most complex tasks, so hopefully, the tools mentioned above will help you to achieve this goal. Happy learning!

Author Bio

Tom Jager is a professional blogger. He works at A-writer.  He has a degree in Law and English literature. Tom has written numerous articles/online journals. You can reach him at G+  or  Facebook.