That's a blessing that most of the students are now equipped with this latest technology. Things would be easier, quicker and more accurate, than the time when these were not at their disposal. Keeping the health hazard aside, this duo can make wonders in a student's life. Now at this stage, where we are encouraging concept like, "Digital India", there's no point in discouraging the usage of laptop and the internet anymore.
So, here's how you make the optimum usage:
1. Use the Internet for instant source of Information.
We associate students with books and library, But time has changed. If you need a small but important information right at this moment, the internet can provide you at the blink of an eye, and there's no point in wasting time by standing in the queue to get your books issued and browse through not so important pages to find that.
2. Use your laptop-internet combination for your assignments
Whether you are in a junior or secondary school level, in college or in university, projects are bound to come where you have to submit your assignments in a stipulated period of time. You might require images, graphs, charts etc. for your assignments. Your laptop would come as your best help in those hours.
3. Use the Alarm & Clock
The most important thing in student life is time management. there is an Alarm & clock app for the Windows. There are options like Timer and Stopwatch. You can use it for writing or studying any topic within a time limit. You can also set a time for your entertainment, within which you should finish it up, or simply pause it for the next free time.
4. Use the Testing Apps
There are many testing apps available in the store, for example, practice papers for GRE, GMAT, TOEFL or whichever level you are studying. You can practice these papers online and prepare for the exams much in advance.
5. Improve your language skills
Language comes first when you are appearing for an exam, The Internet is flooded with language improvement apps. Each student should use this regularly to improve his/her language skills, which could be done free of cost, without spending extra time for attending extra classes. Though these apps are not equal to human teaching, one can surely improve using these, as it eliminates the embarrassment issue.
Hope this would help.