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According to a recent study, 99% of college students own some type of mobile phone with 96% of those being a smartphone. It’s no surprise that Apple and Google Play have responded to the overwhelming popularity of our smart devices with their expansive app stores. With over 2 million apps available on the market today for both Apple and Google Play, where do you begin? Here’s a list of top apps for college students to help keep you organized, informed, and ready for success! 

10. Simple Mind

Simple Mind is a mind mapping app that allows users to create flowcharts to organize information. Incorporate images, notes, voice memos, videos, links, and more into your mind maps. Simple Mind is great for brainstorming, planning, and problem-solving. Use Simple Mind for your projects and daily tasks!

Price: Free

Ratings:

  • 4.5 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.2 Stars on the Play Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices. Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Mac.
  • Compatible with Android devices.

9. Evernote

Evernote is a notepad, planner, and daily organizer. Users can take and annotate notes, make to-do lists and checklists, and plan. Evernote can also scan files and add attachments like photos and web pages!

Price: Evernote has three price tiers.

  • Basic, Free
  • Plus, $34.99
  • Premium, $69.99

Ratings:

  • 4.5 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.2 Stars on the Play Store
  • 3.5 Stars on the Microsoft  Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices. Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Mac.
  • Compatible with Android devices.
  • Compatible with Windows devices. Available on PC.

8. ProWriting Grammar Checker

ProWriting Grammar Checker is a grammar and spelling checker that enhances writing by correcting errors, improving vocabulary, and translating text. The app makes suggestions on word choice, style choice, and phrasing to make your writing the best it can be.

Price:

  • Free (Offers In-App Purchases)
  • Pro has a 7-day free trial

Ratings:

  • 4.6 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.0 Stars on the Play Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices. Available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
  • Compatible with Android devices.

7. myHomework Student Planner

myHomework Student Planner is a digital planner that helps with scheduling, reminders, and task completion. myHomework can help you organize and track your classwork with easy to use scheduling tools and checklists!

Price: Free (In-App Purchases)

Ratings:

  • 4.6 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.2 Stars on the Play Store
  • 3.9 Stars on the Microsoft Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices. Available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
  • Compatible with Android devices.
  • Compatible with Windows devices. Available on PC, mobile, and Hub.

6. StudyBlue

StudyBlue is a study tool that allows users to create, share, and study digital flashcards. Track your progress and set study reminders, customize your own study materials, or find resources in StudyBlue’s crowd sourced materials library.

Price: Free

Ratings:

  • 4.6 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.4 Stars on the Play Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices. Available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
  • Available on Android devices.

 5. Mint: Budget, Bills, & Financial Tracker

Mint is a personal finance and budget tracker that makes money management easy and efficient! With this great tool, you can make budgets, track expenses, set goals, and monitor financial health.

Price: Free (Offers In-App Purchases)

Ratings:

  • 4.7 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.5 Stars on the Play Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices. Available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
  • Compatible with Android devices.

 4. Todoist

Todoist is a list-making app for building planning and organizing your life. Create to-do lists, log meetings and appointments, and track productivity on this collaborative task manager!

Price:

  • Free (Offers In-App Purchases)
  • Premium option starts from $3/Month

Ratings:

  • 4.8 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.6 Stars on the Play Store
  • 4.8 Stars on the Microsoft Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices. Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Apple Watch.
  • Compatible with Android devices.
  • Compatible with Windows devices.

3. Mathway

Mathway is a math problem solver for any problem, from basic math to complex calculus. Mathway provides solutions and step-by-step explanations for handy homework help.

Price: Free (Offers In-App Purchases)

Ratings:

  • 4.9 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.4 Stars on the Play Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices.
  • Compatible with Android devices.

2. Forest – Stay Focused

Forest combines the functionality of a timer with the qualities of a game, helping improve productivity by challenging users to not use their phones and providing analytics on-time distribution. Forest motivates you to stay focused by building up trees that wither every time you leave the app. And by using this app, you can help plant up to five real trees!

Price

  • $1.99 on the Apple Store (Offers In-App Purchases)
  • Free on the Play Store (Offers In-App Purchases)

Ratings:

  • 4.9 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.5 Stars on the Play Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices. Available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
  • Compatible with Android devices.

1. Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha is one of the top homework tools out there! From mathematics to history, art and culture to medicine, Wolfram Alpha is a digital resource for A+ knowledge and computation!

Price:

  • Basic: $2.99 (Offers In-App Purchases)
  • Pro Subscription: $6.99/month to $65.99/year

Ratings:

  • 4.9 Stars on the Apple Store
  • 4.5 Stars on the Play Store
  • 4.1 Stars on the Microsoft Store

Compatibility:

  • Compatible with Apple devices. Available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
  • Compatible with Android devices.
  • Compatible with Windows devices. Available on PC.

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  1. Thank you! I already use Mint and Evernote. This helps me a lot in time management and budgeting. I think the other apps on this list will be useful too.

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