12 FREE Apps Every College Student Needs
College is a fun, stressful and unforgettable experience.
This is cliché, but college really is the best four years of your life.
It’s a chance to learn responsibility, experiment with new things and study interesting subjects.
So while you’re in the midst of making new friends, joining campus organizations, club hopping and, most importantly, staying on top of your studies, here are 12 FREE apps every college students needs to download ASAP!
You’ll thank me later.
Make flash cards you can take on the go and even access without WiFi with Quizlet.
Hate making citations for your essays? EasyBib creates the book citation for you! All you have to do is scan the book’s bar code and EasyBib will create and save your citation for you in MLA, APA or Chicago style.
Taking a foreign language, but unsure of the definition of a word or phrase? Babylon gives you accurate definitions for dozens of languages.
If you don’t already have a LinkedIn account, then you need to make one – ASAP! LinkedIn is great for networking and it lets you know about potential employers who are looking for students like you.
Stay updated on what your family, friends and classmates are doing in 140 characters or less. You can even meet other students by searching your university’s acronym (#UNC, #WSSU, #UNCG, ##UNCC, #ECSU, #FSU). Be sure to include a hashtag in your own Twitter bio so your classmates can find you.
Does your university or new city provide busing to classes? iNextBus uses your current location to notify you when the next bus is coming. If you can’t find your university/city’s busing system on iNextBus, ask other students which busing app they use.
Avoid the Freshman 15 by keeping a log of your daily calorie intake, water intake and workouts with MyFitnessPal.
Takes notes and photos, make to-do-lists and record voice reminders with EverNote. Missed class on Tuesday? Take a pic of a classmate’s notes for reference later. EverNote also syncs notes with all of your Apple devices.
Save photos, videos, documents and more with 2GB of free storage from DropBox, and access your saved files from all of your devices.
If Quizlet isn’t enough, you can make digital flashcards and study guides with StudyBlue. StudyBlue can even quiz you on your saved material.
11. iStudiez Lite
Have trouble keeping up with deadlines? Input your class schedule into iStudiez Lite, and it keeps track of your deadlines, grades and more.
Keep track of your spending habits with Mint, so you can monitor how much you’re spending on clothes, food, drinks, books, club entrance fees and more.
*Go ahead and start downloading these handy apps to help you succeed in college now!
Know of another app that we forgot? Tell us which one in the Comment Section below.