Something for your every college need
We all remember that back to school feeling and trust us when we tell you it happens every Sunday after you graduate.
The bright side of the story is that nowaday, you have a lot of help to get you all set up for another year of school, coming your way in easy to use, well-informed & practical app forms.
There’s something for your every college need, from studying to keeping you organized and charmingly sociable. Boosting your study process & results, while maximizing your time sounds too good to be true? Not anymore, with these little helpers.
Study Apps That Actually Work
While underlining of text books and courses, flash cards and all nighters are still the classic go to approaches to any exams both Apple and Android provide a handful of programs and apps for college students that can be very informative and quite effective in the learning process.
For all you spreadsheet lovers out there, that relish mapping out your semester & organizing your course, assignment and exam schedule, then this award-winning iStudiez app is for you.
The free Lite version allows you to manage one semester of up to five courses, 15 classes/exams per course, 15 assignments, 5 instructors and two holiday periods, and you can set alarms.
If you like the free version, $2.99 gets you the iStudiez Pro version (separate install; not an in-app purchase), which takes away the limits, adds push notifications, backup and other features.
For a student time management app alternative for Android, try Timetable.
Millions of people use Any.Do to organize their tasks. This application is perfect for students who need to create a to-do list. It also synchronizes all tasks with other devices so that the list can be accessed from anywhere. Add new entries to the list with the help of touch-based interface, or use your voice to create tasks, add priority as well
The Any.Do widget can be added to your home screen for quick and easy access.
Todoist offers more useful features than any other to do service. So you can do more to customize the experience, organize your tasks and projects, and optimize your productivity. You can add subtasks, subprojects, share & collaborate, reminders, comments, with apps and extensions for 10+ platforms.
Study tools & textbooks
Apart from stating the obvious: Microsoft office & Google docs, check these babies for online textbooks: Campusbooks, Chegg, Guttenberg Books. They will help you find the cheapest textbooks and brings the highest buyback prices. With local library inventory check, plus tons of savings & free books, these apps can certainly pass as finance apps as well for every struggling student out there.
Apple’s iTunes University (iTunes U) has plenty of curriculum course material from many top universities & colleges. Your own school’s course materials might even be on there, but if not, you might find similar ones from the equivalent courses at other schools. The app is only available for iOS, and content is a mix of text (multiple formats), audio and video.
With both Android and Apple versions, My Study Life supports both week and day rotation schedules as well as timetables which repeat every week, a complete task dashboard, reminders & sync features, to make sure you never miss an assignment.
Interesting & helpful features to help you store all your key exam dates in one place, stay focused, color code your exams, share your Exam on Facebook and Twitter, if you’re into that, and add notes to every one of your exams.
With over 400 million flashcards, notes and study guides from students like you. Make and share study materials, search for recommended study content from classmates, track progress, set reminders, and create custom quizzes.
Anki is a program which makes remembering things easy. Because it’s a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent studying, or greatly increase the amount you learn.
Starting with a simple online learning tool, Quizlet offers tools for students to make flashcards, practice spelling, play learning games, test their knowledge, collaborate with other students, and more.
Productivity & notes
Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to take notes, sketch ideas, annotate PDFs, markup photos, record lectures, provide audio feedback and more.
Structure your notes using titles, paragraphs, and bullet lists then render your ink into text, export as text, PDF, HTML or Word, get creative with diagrams, sketches and pictures.
The ability to focus is one of the best human features that help us get the job done, but we know it can be difficult to do that with roommates, a dorm full of distractions and online disturbances constantly on your phone, just waiting to be seen. Use this app to block distractions so you can get your work done. Block what you want, when you want, and be more productive.