How Smartphones Help College Students Stay Organized Smartphones have become like an extension of our bodies. We check them in the morning when we wake up and use it until we sleep at night. Throughout the day, we also look at our phones multiple times. Why not make good use of your smartphone and its features by using it to help you get organized? Lists Smartphone apps for project management or simple to-do lists can help you get organized. You can create notes for your different classes and tasks in your day-to-day life. Helps you to never forget your homework! Calendar Most smartphone calendars now have the feature to sync with your accounts across all devices. While you might forget to check a physical or written calendar, smartphone calendars can give reminders through notifications on your phone. If you have the class syllabus, start by putting all the important deadlines on your calendar. Set alerts for you to check these projects or assignments. For example, a few days before it is due, the day before it is due, and a few hours or so before the deadline. You can also divide big projects into chunks and set deadlines for each milestone. Better yet, set your personal deadline for a day before the actual deadline! Alarms Just like calendar notifications, alarms can help you remember things and manage your time better. It’s not just for knowing when to wake up! For example, you can set alarms for when you should wake up, when you should leave your home or dorm, or when you should start studying. Other apps With everything at the palm of your hands, your smartphone can help you become organized. You can keep your files on your phone for printing or reading while you commute. From your phone, you can also access Microsoft Office and similar apps to quickly work on schoolwork. If you have a Cloud Storage service like Dropbox, OneOffice, or Drive, you can also access it through your smartphone. Smartphones might seem like a distraction to most people, but it can help you get your academic life together! Explore our smartphone options on the EMCOR site or visit your local EMCOR store. Don’t miss out on our Back-To-School sale for smartphones and laptops as well! By EMCOR| 2018-06-15T09:08:34+00:00 June 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblrGoogle+Pinterest About the Author: EMCOR Related Posts How to Clean a TV Screen How to Clean a TV Screen July 25th, 2018 | 0 Comments Save Electricity without Sacrificing your Air-conditioner Save Electricity without Sacrificing your Air-conditioner July 18th, 2018 | 0 Comments How to properly charge your phone How to properly charge your phone July 11th, 2018 | 0 Comments Tips for Safely Riding a Sports Motorcycle Tips for Safely Riding a Sports Motorcycle July 4th, 2018 | 0 Comments Microwave Meals for Busy College Students Microwave Meals for Busy College Students June 27th, 2018 | 0 Comments Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.