You wonder how this paper will be finished before the deadline. You have a big test next week and are seriously lacking in study strategies. You need to figure out how to pay for that book in science class. Whatever the problem, there are many sites online that can help.
People who log on to Easybib wonder why they did not think of it first. The site takes the information a student enters from the sources used for a project or paper and puts out a complete bibliography or works cited page in the format requested. Some sources only need the ISBN number to include the full information.
At Half, people can list books in a store format. Books are sold at or near half price, which is where the name comes from, and are available in many formats. Half.com makes the whole process very easy for students to both buy and sell books.
SparkNotes is the Cliffnotes of the 21st century. No longer relegated to the small yellow and black books that students used to sneak around with, the information in Sparknotes is not only more in-depth and analytical than its predecessor, but also available in a multitude of forms including online and in ebook.
4. Study Hacks
Study Hacks is a blog about being successful and maintaining success. It is geared for students at the surface, but has great information for non-students as well.
Wikipedia stores information on just about every subject. Because it is hard to know where a Wiki-fact came from, most professors do not allow use of Wiki sites, however, some educators are finding a new love for Wikipedia. However, it can still be a great place to find related external links that are useful.
For anyone who has ever had an idea in the middle of the night and wanted someone to comment on it, Thoughtblend gives students a forum for discussing, commenting, brainstorming, and thinking about things with other college students.
Campus Grotto bills themselves as the “Inside Source” at college. They carry a strong database of articles aimed at helping college students with every major issue that arises.
Fastweb has connected students with scholarships to help them pay for college for over a decade. After filling out a questionnaire, students are matched with scholarships that they might qualify for. Now part of the Monster.com network, Fastweb has more resources than ever.
9. Broke Grad Student
On Broke Grad Student, an actual grad student blogs about paying off her student loans and keeps track of her progress in the sidebar. Great money-saving and money-making tips for students.
10. Getting Things Done in Academia
Titled “Getting Things Done in Academia” Dr. Mike Kaspari, a professor at the University of Oklahoma, kept this timely and useful blog to give advice to graduate students on creative strategies and using different tactics to survive and excel in academic life.
There are many more sites online that can help the average college student. This is just a taste of the few that have helped the most students so far. Don’t think these cover your situation? Blog it! Maybe you can help those who come behind you!