Top 5 Podcasts for Students

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Being a college student means that your time is extremely precious, between listening to lectures, doing homework, and trying to maintain somewhat of a social life, productivity is key. A great way to kill two birds with one stone is to listen to podcasts when you’re on the go. Whether you’re walking, driving, or working out, there are hundreds of educational podcasts out there to help you with your studies, here are our five favorites:

 

Stuff You Missed in History Class 

This podcast discusses some of the greatest and most absurd events throughout history, many of which are not always included in normal curriculum. If you’re a history buff or want to learn a couple of interesting fun facts, this is the podcast for you! 

 

Duolingo Spanish Podcast 

This podcast was created by the language learning company Duolingo in order to help people learn languages on the go! Each episode features a real life story that alternates between english and spanish narration so it is easy to follow for beginners. This is great to put on when you’re driving or going for a walk! 

 

TED X SHORTS 

This podcast covers a wide array of topics from vaccinations to social media, and introduces a variety of perspectives! It’s a great way to broaden your understanding of the world in just ten short minutes a way. 

 

The Memory Palace

This podcast covers a handful of historical events by delving into stories about specific people and objects, making the lesson much more interesting and engaging for the listener. It brings the past to life in a way that conventional learning techniques cannot, and offers up a new approach to history. 

 

Mission Matters

 This podcast is all about innovation, each episode is around ten minutes long and features a one on one interview with some of the world’s newest innovators. This can be especially inspiring for aspiring entrepreneurs to listen and learn from. We have linked the episode featuring Andres Abeyta, founder and CEO of PEERS edu!   

 

We hope that you find these podcasts helpful and engaging! If you could start a podcast of your own, what would it be about? 

 

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