Find specialized study resources in no time with this intelligent tool.

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What is Academist?

Academist is a Chrome extension that automatically provides links to useful online resources based on the content in your School Loop assignments. It finds relevant Khan Academy topics and videos and supports several textbooks to help students review class topics more efficiently.

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Users: 236 ▼ -3
Rating: 5.00 (6)
Version: 2.0.3 (Last updated: 2017-09-08)
Creation date: 2017-09-07
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 5.24M
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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This extension is for students that use School Loop.

Whether you were absent, or are just struggling to grasp a concept, there many reasons to review a class topic online. Academist makes that process 100 times more efficient by automatically providing links to useful online resources based on the content in your School Loop assignments.

Academist finds relevant Khan Academy topics and videos by applying a search algorithm to the titles of your assignments. Just click the dropdown on an assignment to see Academist's recommended resources, which come from Khan Academy's vast library of thousands of specific topics.

Academist also supports several textbooks. It uses page numbers, chapter numbers, etc. that appear in assignments to pinpoint useful Khan Academy topics and videos.

Just remember, Academist is not all-knowing – Its suggestions are not scripture, but they can often be extremely useful.

Read more on the Academist Blog by clicking on the Website link below.

Disclaimer: Academist is not affiliated with Khan Academy or School Loop.

User reviews
Helps so much with homework. Giving study resources and helping understand concepts. Updates keep it working well. If I'm unsure about a subject I will click the icon that pops up and be able to review it. A amazing study tool.
by Charissa Feldmann Charissa Feldmann, 2017-11-08

Well designed app. It gives both basic and advanced options, I feature that is very helpful when reviewing. Developer is constant updating to improve the search algorithm. They get back to you really quickly.
by Danko D Danko D, 2017-05-14
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Risk impact

Academist is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Academist if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Academist has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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