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Top 5 Online Resources for College Students

Being a successful college student means that you have to manage your time well, meet multiple deadlines, prioritize tasks, and still enjoy the last few years you have before you officially become a grownup. If you're a college student who's having some trouble managing everything, the good news is that there are a number of online resources that will help you work and study more efficiently. Here are five of the most popular online resources that will make your life easier as a college student:

1. Infomine – Created by librarians at University of California, California State University, Wake Forest University, and other U.S. colleges, Infomine is an internet library of online research resources for college students and professors. Infomine provides you with access to scholarly journals, ebooks, databases, and many other online materials that are useful for research projects and papers.

2. Mint.com – Managing your finances as a college student can be tough, especially if you're taking out student loans and paying for your own living expenses. Mint.com lets you see all of your financial information in one place. So, you can always keep track of what you have in your accounts and what you owe. Mint.com also offers an app that lets you view all your financial information on-the-go from your phone.

3. Evernote – This is a popular web-based application that lets you take notes, bookmark web pages, make to-do lists, save photo reminders, and store files and information for all of your professional and academic projects. Evernote will help you remember everything you need to do and help you keep all your electronic information organized.

4. Purdue Online Writing Lab – If you need help formatting your research paper, PowerPoint presentation, or résumé, the Purdue Online Writing Lab will help get you on the right track. This website provides detailed information about what you need to do to properly cite your sources, format quotations, and add footnotes in your papers.

5. Calcoolate – Doing your math and science homework on your computer is a breeze with this online calculator. Calcoolate lets you solve complex math problems, saves a history of all your previous calculations, and even offers unit conversion. There's no need to pay a couple of hundred bucks for a fancy calculator when Calcoolate gets the job done for free.

Try out the online resources listed above, and try to de-stress every once in a while. It's important for you to be successful in college, but it's also important for you to enjoy yourself!

Mariana Ashley, author of this guest post, is a freelance writer and blogger of accredited college news across multiple venues. If you have a query or suggestion, feel free to email Mariana at mariana.ashley031@gmail.com.

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