Why StudyMode?

Some background first.  StudyMode is a global education company that was founded by regular, Midwest guys who struggled in school. Today, we help more than 90 million visitors a month. Our students range from pre-schoolers to MBA students and come from countries like Russia, India and the US. People tell us “I wish I had StudyMode when I was in school”.

So how does StudyMode pertain to you?  Think about your classroom, and how you glean ideas and inspiration from your peers by discussing different ideas and exploring different theories.  We’re the digital version of that experience. We are a platform of ideas and research uploaded by your peers across the globe.  So if you’re looking for perspectives on the growth of the internet or what the effect of WWII was on the European economy, we have documents that cover those topics and more.

How do I get started?

Researching on StudyMode is incredibly easy.

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Cram.com: 18 Languages and Counting

We are constantly looking for more ways to help students learn. Over the past few months, we’ve developed an audio feature that will read aloud your flashcards. It’s perfect for auditory learners (those who remember things by hearing them) and language learners.

What’s more is that we support these audio features across 18 different languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Dutch
  • Danish
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Polish
  • Icelandic
  • Romanian
  • Welsh

Ready to try it out? Find the audio icon on the top of your flashcard set in the Flashcard and Memorize tabs.  Toggle it on.  Audio is now turned on for every flashcard within your set.


Screenshot of the audio icons on Cram.com

To repeat the audio, press the audio icon located on the top left corner of your flashcards.

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Studying LA’s City Lights

Here at StudyMode we are quite a diverse team yet share many common hobbies in occupying our time outside of the office. Photography being one of them, a group of us recently ventured to downtown Los Angeles for a night shoot. Heading to the Los Angeles city-center we were on the hunt for the abundant and dramatic light of the skyline as well as just getting out of the office together.

Our first stop of the night was the 110 overpass to capture the streaking lights of cars below and the glow of the rising buildings in the distance. The overpass at 4th street is a well known photographer’s vantage point where you can find people taking the iconic slow shutter shot most nights. After successfully capturing the area we ventured next to the Department of Water Works building found across the street from the Disney Concert Hall and Dorthy Chandler Pavillion. Highlighted in many a feature film and TV series, the building’s surrounding ponds and water features provide a dramatic foreground to the skyscrapers of the financial district. After about two hours on the streets we dispersed to recharge for another day in the office.

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Hello World

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new StudyMode blog. In the coming months, we’ll be sharing more about our company culture, team and new products and features that you’re sure to love.

StudyMode has been in the business of helping students for over 14 years, and we’re excited to continue developing the tools you need to succeed at all levels of education. We are proud to serve millions of students from all around the world, and would love to hear from you about how we can improve our products and services.

One of the main motivations of the blog is to share more about the people behind the sites. At the end of the day, we’re just a group of people who are excited about leveraging technology to help students with their assignments.

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