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Top 15 Apps for College Students.

Last Modified : September 01, 2017

Hello, all the future graduates, we know you’re a college student, or soon going to be. You’re on a budget, but you need study tools to help you get through your courses. Well, some of the best things in life are free, and that includes mobile apps. Whether you are a student at an elite college or studying in some not- so- sought after college, apps can help you maximize your time in and out of the classroom.

As a student we always face issues like submitting assignments on time, remembering the important deadlines, what after 3 or 4 years of college and the most important how to get up early in the morning after a fun party night or mere nothingness with friends till wee hours.

We have solutions to every such problem you face or may face during your college life, including how to manage your money. Here we are providing you with the top 15 Apps that is must have for every college student

1. Dictionary.com

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

This application will help you understand English words better. It’s easy and quick to use: just enter the needed word into the app, and get its detailed definition at once. You will also find rare words, both with British and American variants. You will find audio pronunciations of every word to help you with pronunciation. All this will help you understand and enhance your English proficiency, even if it is your native one.

2. DuoLingo

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

The trend of learning a new language is at peak. Students with knowledge of a foreign language often have an edge over students who don’t. Learning a foreign language never goes down the drain. DuoLingo is most sought after platform for learning a new language. Why not be digital with digitization creeping in our society. Learn online and choose among 68 different language courses across 23 languages, with 22 additional courses in development. Learn a new language and show off your skills to your peers!

3. Collegedunia.com

This is a must have App for every college students, especially if you are thinking about further studies or giving competitive examinations. This app apprises you of everything you need to know for choosing the right college or choosing the right examination or test. This App is the one-step solution to every aspect of a college. It has the most credible information on college fees, courses, admission updates, placements, hostels, to name a few.

This App also has all the information about different competitive examination around the globe.

4. Evernote

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

We know a college student life is full of clutter. Want to declutter your life and get rid of notes, images and what not? Evernote is app for you. It is an app designed for organizing and archiving your notes and syncing it to an online account. For a student it is a blessing in disguise to have Evernote. No tension of losing important stuff from your mobiles and having them safe on a cloud, what more can you possibly ask for? The app syncs all your stuff — text, audio, photo, video — to an online account, so you're always connected with resources to study

5. Google Drive

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

Google Drive is a collection of cloud-based “Office” apps that includes capabilities for spreadsheets, documents, presentations, diagrams and more. Google also provides each Drive account with probably more than enough cloud storage for the files of an average college student, and space is absolutely free. You can take notes, draw diagrams, create spreadsheets, build presentations and keep them all in the cloud, accessible from any Internet-connected computer or mobile device when you need them.

6. TED

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

All the famous and most fascinating people are on your phone now, you can listen to their motivational speech and life story. TED has a collection of high-quality videos of different conferences from all over the world. TED application has all business experts, educators, computer geniuses, music legends, and many other interesting people in it. Open your mind to something new!

A must have App for students who want to open their own business or be an entrepreneur.

7. LinkedIn

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

Making contacts and retaining them is key to a successful career. Internships is a easy way to learn industry working and building contacts from industry. Retaining those contacts is a vital task, hence, LinkedIn is a perfect platform way to keep in touch with employers and co-workers at internships. It also allows you to meet new people based on similar interests or those who have attended your college or institution.

8. CamScanner

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

There are plenty of notes that a student needs to jot down and mug up. Class notes or self-study notes, students fail to store so many pages. Hence, finding the easy way out, you prefer clicking pictures of notes and save them. Though reading through all the images is a tough job. Thus, CamScan helps you in compiling all the photos in one PDF document for easy read. This App is very useful and easy to use. You just have to take a picture of a needed text, and then convert this picture into a PDF file.

9. Quora

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

Apps are not just for relaxing you out or shopping, Quora is a perfect example of how you can ask your doubt to thousands of people and expect some fitting replies to your doubt. Quora is a Question and Answer platform that empowers people to share and grow the world’s knowledge. You can use this app to ask questions about any subject or topic you have doubt in. You can also read high-quality knowledge that's personalized and relevant to them, and also share your own knowledge with others.

10. Quizup

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

Want to increase your knowledge about a particluar thing? Or maybe showoff your knowledge about something? Challenge your friends or meet new people in this award winning multiplayer trivia game. The app is a best stop to test your knowledge about the area that interests you by taking up the quiz with your friends. Here you might also land up meeting various people of similar interests and might learn something everyday.

11. Mint.com

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

A college student is broke for half of the month due to king life you live in the beginning days of your pocket money. We know it gets a bit difficult for any college student to manage their finances. If you will not find a way out, you will always go broke at unexpected periods of time. All that you need is a mobile app that can help you manage your expenses and tracks your expenditure as in where and how much do you spend. Without wasting a minute more, you should install Mint.com on your smart device. This app tracks all your expenses to give you a better idea of how your money is spent.

12. Slack

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

Executing group projects can turn pain in head for students. Communicating with different people can be one hell of a task. Hence, Slack is customized communication app designed for connecting team or group members under one cloud. Here you can hold discussions over certain topics, talk to a particular person, assign tasks and also sync your google drive documents. Slack can be a solution to all your group project chaos and sort it out through a very efficient and effective way of communicating.

13. Gaana.com

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

Music is a best therapy for your hectic schedule. It can easily calm you down from all the cluster of notes and theorems filled in your head. It is an awesome app if you like to listen to music. This app has access to music legally from a database collection of millions of tracks.  The app is very easy to use; you can set your own playlists with a few taps in through the drag and drop function.

14. Amazon

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

Online shopping is now “in” thing. Be it clothes, gadgets or even books, amazon is a must have app for a student busy in his hectic studious schedule where he/ she fails to find time out and look for best deals on books or furniture or anything else. With the app, you can find whatever you need, track the delivery and check textbook rental due dates wherever you are.

15. Sworkit- Workout and Fitness plans

  • Price: Free
  • Available at: Android/IOS

Maintaining a fit body is what most college student aspire for these days. Fitter body is as important as a sharp mind. Going to gym or hiring a personal trainer can be hard on your pockets, so why not look up to Sworkit. It is an app designed for giving demonstrations of exercises that you need to perform and also plan your workout routine according to you needs.

It is online solution to your fitness needs and is a must have for all fitness freaks or those who aspire to be one.

Honorary Mention: Wikipedia, Google.com, and YouTube