10 Apps Every Student Should Download
It’s undeniable that most students rely on a laptop, smart phone or tablet for a smoother college experience. In part, because technology has so much to offer! Apple’s recent campaign tagline “There’s an app for that,” really represented how much we can now do with our mobile devices. Take a look at these 10 apps that will make your life as a student, a whole lot easier by helping you study smarter!
1- Evernote- Your days of looking through hundreds of notes are over, thanks to Evernote! With this app you can record, scribe or draw your notes and keep them all organized in one place. Best of all"It’s FREE!
2- Studious- This app does it all! With Studious you can silence your phone in class, remind yourself when homework and tests are due, save notes and track completed assignments.With this app you can record, scribe or draw your notes and keep them all organized in one place. Best of all"It’s FREE!
3- StudyBlue- This app has revolutionized the way we memorize information before an exam. With StudyBlue, you can upload study material and create electronic flashcards to study and share with others. No more index cards and rubber bands!
4- iStudiezPro- Do you want a calendar, to-do list and planner all in one? Download this app! iStudiex helps you schedule assignments, workshops and exams. It’s built in sync function allows you to keep track of everything on your iPad, Mac or iphone. You can also keep track of your grades directly from the app.
5- EasyBib- This app generates citations in MLA, APA and Chicago style whatever you prefer " just scan the book's bar code or enter the title. Using this, you have no excuses for citing the wrong authors.
6- Wikipedia Mobile- Despite all the frowns you get from professors when you cite Wikipedia, it has become one of the top research hubs for most students! For quick reference, Wikipedia mobile is your go-to app.
7- Wolfram Alpha- Math can be overwhelming, we know. Wolfram Alpha is here to save you from carrying around formula sheets, and note cards"it gives you formula details, graphic representations and step-by-step explanations on how to solve math problems.
8- Khan Academy- Can you believe that Khan Academy offers more than 4,200 tutoring videos? This app helps you learn anything ranging from Math and Science to the Humanities"it’s no wonder so many students are using it.
9- Dictionary.com- You’ll be reading tons of new books at school; many of them will be a bit challenging. With the Dictionary.com app, understanding those “big words” will be much easier. You can even see what words were searched near you and back up your favorites to iCloud!
10- Babylon- Weather you’re studying a new language or just need to finish your language requirements, Bablyon provides a comprehensive dictionary in dozens of languages. You can even take a picture of text you don’t understand and with one single touch Babylon will translate it.