Apps for Students

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1. MyHomework

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The MyHomework free app tracks classes, homework, tests, and assignments! It is a great student planner with an elegant and simple interface.

2. Evernote

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Evernote will keep all your notes, web clippings, files, and images in sync across all your devices. Collect information from anywhere and keep it in one place! Create a “binder” of information for each class and keep yourself organized. Share your notes and collaborate on projects with classmates. Want to read more about using Evernote?  Here are some useful articles:

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3. Google Drive

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Access ALL your Google drive documents from your device! Work instantly syncs across all devices. Upload photos, videos, and files.

4. EasilyDo

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Want your own personal assistant? Try EasilyDo. It will get things done quickly for you! Get directions and notifications, send birthday wishes and gifts, manage contacts, etc. Read my post here to learn more!

5. Penultimate

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Penultimate is a fantastic note-taking device. Use your finger or stylus to create hand-written notes.

Penultimate is most beautiful, life-like handwriting app. New features include:
– Sync Penultimate Notebooks to your Evernote account
– Quickly find handwritten text inside notes
– Full Evernote sync lets you remember your notes forever
– Beautifully redesigned, easy-to-use interface
– more sharing options

6. Notability

This app does just about everything for note-taking! “Write, illustrate and annotate using gorgeous retina ink. Notability’s zoom window helps you quickly and clearly draw every detail, while the palm rest protects your notes from unwanted marks. Choose the right pen and paper for any project.
Import forms, contracts, worksheets, documents, presentations, and even books; then use the same tools that help you take beautiful notes in Notability to mark up PDFs. Do you have files in other formats such as doc or ppt? Notability can import these too thanks to Google Drive. Type an essay, create an outline, fill out an application, or make a list with Notability’s advanced word processor. Choose a font, style, color, and size that enhances your work. Even place text exactly where you want using text boxes.  Record lectures and meetings, your own voice practicing a speech, or help a child learn to read with a recording. Also, audio recordings are an excellent review tool as they are linked to your notes; during playback, tap a word or picture and hear what was said at that moment.”

Try this – record your professor while taking notes (ask for permission to record first), then take pictures of the board to go alongside your notes. Highlight key words, change the font and color. Organize.

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7. Study Blue

Create your own study guides, or search for relevant content in subjects in which you are interested. Add text images, and audio! Track how well you are doing, and share guides with other students in your class.

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8. Reminders

Reminders is a default app for Apple iOS. Set a task by date, time AND location! Send a reminder to yourself to bring your assignment right as you leave your dorm or apartment.

9. Snap2PDF or Turboscan

Try taking pictures of any handout or textbook and save on your device! Easy access for studying and no heavy book to lug around.

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10.  Quick Graph

Quick Graph is your answer to a graphic calculator. Up to six equations can be visualized simultaneously. “It’s capable of displaying explicit and implicit (opt) equations as well as inequalities (opt) in both 2D and 3D, in all standard coordinate systems: cartesian, polar, spherical and cylindrical, all with amazing speed and beautiful results, which can be copied, emailed or saved to the photo library.”

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