We've covered choosing a laptop or a netbook, but what software do you need to ensure a productive university experience? Here's some quick thoughts across the key categories.
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So far in our Uni Success Guide we've covered PC choices for students, scoring cheap textbooks and planning your study regime -- all areas where technology can play a major role. But there was a single central core of advice that emerged when we asked readers for their tips on university success, around a much simpler and more timeless concept: asking how everything works and making sure you utilise all the resources that are available to you.
If you're in university (or went to university), you know that the worst part of writing a paper is trying to crank out a bibliography/works cited page at the very end when you're brain dead and running late for class. A group of ambitious young students at the University of Waterloo want to bring an end to that with Quick Cite.
We promised this would happen a couple of weeks ago, and now it's here: Lifehacker's 2011 Uni Success Guide. In addition to our regularly scheduled programming, throughout the week we'll be sharing tips on how to make the most of the university experience and the technology and apps you need to succeed.