Originally posted on: 2011-02-05

Original location: http://blog.chrisheath.us/

Thanks to Eternal Code, who brought this to my attention

If you’re a student with classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google hacks specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.

Search Tricks

These search tricks can save you time when researching online for your next project or just to find out what time it is across the world, so start using these right away.

Google Specifically for Education

From Google Scholar that returns only results from scholarly literature to learning more about computer science, these Google items will help you at school.

Google Docs

Google Docs is a great replacement for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, so learn how to use this product even more efficiently.


The super-popular Gmail is full of fun and fast ways to make your life and communications easier.

Google Calendar

Save yourself some time by keeping track of appointments, assignments, and more with Google Calendar.

Google Mobile

Whether riding the bus or walking to class, use Google Mobile to stay productive while away from your computer.

Google Chrome Tips and Extensions

If you are using the Google Chrome browser, then you will love these time-saving tips and extensions.

Google Books

Learn how Google Books can save you time and trips to the library with these tricks.

Handy Google Services and Apps

These other Google products will help you save time by offering you everything from alerts to online collaboration to help working with data sets.

Feel free to comment about items on the list or suggest some new tips/tricks (this list is almost a year and a half old at the time of this writing).

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