Making the Most of Google

Google is set as many people’s home-screen on their computers, their first “go-to” when researching a project. The power of Google affects companies’ business, marketing strategies, and it has changed the way we access knowledge. However, many people do not know just how much Google really can do. Did you know just from the Google search bar you can…




1. Perform mathematical calculations

How: Type the calculation in the search box, press enter and receive your answer.

2. Convert measurements

How: Use the search bar to type in the amount you have and the conversion you are looking for, example: 58 inches in feet.




3. Track Flights

How: Type in the airline and flight number to see all current information.


4. Locate Packages

How: Type in the tracking number and hit search!



Optimize the power of Google and you will be one step closer to a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips! For more useful tips go to Googles page that lists incredible short cuts

Laura Saye is a rising senior at North Carolina State University. She is majoring in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Social Work. In addition to her classes Laura serves as the Director of Recruitment at NCSU for the Panhellenic Association. In her free time she cherishes being with friends and family, shopping, and running outside. She is looking forward to enjoying her last year in college and yet looking forward to getting out into the career world!

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