What are the best online resources for college students ?

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8 solutions
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    #1StudentRate

    StudentRate

    StudentRate is an online platform for college students to pin down discounts, deals, coupons, promo codes, as well as get cash back on all their purchases. Discounts are available for brands like Netflix, Apple, T-Mobile, Sephora, etc.

    Websites

    Free

    Henry Hunter
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "studentrate is a nice way to control financial resources for college students. As a student myself, I get really happy whenever i land on a coupon and get some cash backs. its really a good loop hole when ur broke and you need to buy sh.ts like textbooks and clothes. I haven't tried the dorm-related deals but I think i'll need it soon."
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    #2Google Docs

    Google Docs

    Google Docs is a virtual space where you can write, edit, and collaborate with others wherever you are. This web-based app, website, and software is free and can be accessed using computers, Android, and iOS devices.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Rachel Zhao
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "Google docs is one of the best writing websites for college students honestly. My thesis partner and me used to always set up a date and time just to write. But now that we've discovered that this exists and we can work at the same time even though were not at the same place, our lives LITERALLY changed. Its so convenient and it saved us a ton of money! "
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    #3Grammarly's Plagiriasm Checker

    Grammarly's Plagiriasm Checker

    Grammarly is a casual plagiarism checker. It is an all-in-one tool for writers and students who always find the need to see how unique and original their content is. It can check for plagiarism from billions of web pages.

    Online Tools

    $29.95- Varies by plan

    Terry Jacobs
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "When i scanned through the other resources available for college students, noticed that this one is the most used. every paper in our college goes through plagscanners before being graded and i think every student has used this at one time in their llives. glad to see this on the list"
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    #4Quizlet

    Quizlet

    Quizlet is a useful app and website for learning. You can create your own flashcards in order to make your study session more manageable. Quizlet also allows you to share your flashcards with friends and other online users.

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Diana Hughes
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "I use quizlet every midterms and finals. The flashcards help me remember my notes easily. Good recom BTW"
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    #5Canva

    Canva

    Canva is a graphics design tool where users can create professional designs by curating photos, text, animations, stickers, borders, frames and more. It also features albums and scrapbooks where users may collaborate with their friends. 

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Alexander Curtis
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "Not all useful sites are boring and this is one of those sites that are actually useful and gets your creative juices flowing. This is among the fun websites for college students. "
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    #6Google Drive

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows you to have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, computer, and other devices.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Chrome

    Free

    Edison Meng
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "I've been introduced to this by one of my students and I've been using it since. I have lost no paper nor student data at all so my grading process is smoother than ever. I'm sure this ranks top among the most useful websites for college students."
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    #7I love PDF

    I love PDF
    I love PDF is a website that allows you to compress, merge, split and convert any PDF files. With I love PDF users can also add watermarks or pages. You can use it for free as many times as you need.
    Websites

    Free

    Rishika Gavde
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "I sometimes need a single page file but it is inside a 100+ page document so i use this site to take the only page i need out of the PDF. Every one of my classmates were encouraged to use this because it'sv free and one of the best useful websites for students here in india."
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    #8Dictionary.com

    Dictionary.com

    Dictionary.com is an app and website that serves as an online source for English definitions, word origins, synonyms, audio pronunciations, slang phrases, and much more. It works both online and offline.


    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Rodolfo Rentería
    Written on May 1, 2019
    "A very useful education website for students. Kudos to whoever developed and made this accessible!"

Summary

Best What are the best online resources for college students
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1StudentRateWebsites 20 Free
2Google DocsApps 13 Free
3Grammarly's Plagiriasm CheckerOnline Tools 8 Paid
4QuizletApps 2 Free
5CanvaApps 2 Free
6Google DriveApps 2 Free
7I love PDFWebsites 1 Free
8Dictionary.com Apps 1 Free
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