Student life is hard, multiple classes every semester, homework with no teacher remorse, group projects that make you want to cry, constant studying–you get the idea! These 10 useful Google Chrome extensions will help you when shit is hitting the fan. Don’t cry, there is hope!
The list goes like this:
We all been there, nitpicking professor needs perfect citation page and doesn’t care for a simple and effective URL. Install this extension and release the citation stress from those studious bodies, Cite This For Me creates citations in APA, MLA, Chicago and Harvard from any website. You have the option to save the citation, and copy to use in your documents.
Android users, I’ve come to help you! Everyone knows Apple’s kickass OS and integration across their line of devices. Apple’s iMessage feature allows texting from your iMac and MacBook to any mobile number. MightyText gives that ability to Android users, providing SMS from PC or Mac, making phone calls, syncing text messages, battery level and access to your photos. Comes in handy when you’re glued writing assignments, while your friends and family distract you with continuous texts–don’t lost focus and get lost on your phone. Social media is addicting, come on, you know what you do.
Today, we own multiple emails and it gets really annoying when you have multiple tabs open for each email account or third party app taking up majority of your screen. Discreet as can be, Checker Plus helps manage multiple email accounts from the corner of your web browser.
Humans, easily distracted with a shorter attention span than goldfish: Human-8 seconds Goldfish-9 seconds, and “the new Attention Span Champion, GOOOoooooldFFiiSSSHHH”. We set our minds to start working, got the drink, the snack and sit in-front of the computer screen–Facebook, Instagram, Amazon, Twitter are loading. But! your assignment is due in a couple of hours. StayFocused puts you in control, allocating yourself certain amount of time a day to indulge in your favorite websites. Then, you can check which websites take most of your time, decrease your time frame or block evil time sucking websites for a certain amount of time.
One of my all time favorites, “Awesome Screenshot can take screenshots and add annotations, comments, blur sensitive info, and share with one-click uploads”. Other features are delayed capture, select a local image, capture entire page and My Projects for saved image inventory, compartmentalized.
When your a full time student getting drowned in projects, you tend to get a little forgetful. Chrome Remote Desktop allows you to access your computer at home, from any other computer. Forgot to upload Word document to your Google Drive? Don’t worry about it, light work.
Research papers, a.k.a unnecessary way of using english, frequently in our way while reading lengthy literature. Google Dictionary extension makes it easy; double click on the burden (word) on any web page, and automatically the definition pops-up. Other settings can help you translate foreign languages and provide definitions from other sources (Wikipedia).
Hope you found these helpful! If you have extensions to add on this list, PLEASE comment below.