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Planning and Motivation Apps

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Apps for your smartphone or tablet

Clockwork Tomato

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A timer and activity logger which aims to boost productivity by breaking down work periods into 25-minute slices, separated by short breaks. The idea is to move away from your desk and do something completely different, perhaps fun, active or relaxing. After four Pomodoros, you get a longer break of 15-25 minutes but you can set work slots and breaks times in whatever way you want.

Click this link for more information on Clockwork tomato to download

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Cold Turkey - Distraction blocker

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Cold Turkey lets you temporarily block these distractions so you can focus and finish your work sooner. Fewer distractions, more free time.

Click this link for more information & to download Cold Turkey

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HabitBull - Habit breaker

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HabitBull helps you organize your life. Easily keep track of all your habits, routines and repeated to-dos

  • Smash Through Your Goals
  • Cut Bad Habits From Your Life
  • Add Some Positive Habits

Click this link for more information & to download HabitBull

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Academic Support help

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For further help and gaining strategies to help you take effective notes please view are academic support page which give you information on:

  • How to use your lecture note effectively
  • Strategies for taking notes in a lecture
  • Introduction to the Cornell method of note-taking