Best Apps to Help Students

The world has (almost) an app for everything these days and it makes students’ lives more convenient, less costly in terms of safety, and more enjoyable. Whether you want help with recording notes, revising for exams, waking up on time , or getting fit, read on for our top choices of apps for students…

1. Lecture capture apps

When I was a kid students attending lectures had to spend the entire time scribbling wildly on notepads, so as not to miss any vital part of the lecture. Then , technology came along and today, lecture capture applications are becoming a reality. While recording lectures has been common practice in the universities for a long time however, apps for lecture capture allow users to record and play back classes without the need to invest more money on costly recording equipment.

SoundNote (iOS) SoundNote (iOS) a popular lecture capture app for iPad users. It works as a notepad and audio recorder so that you can record all of your lectures in visual and audio form. If it’s a whiteboard that you are looking to capture, Office Lens allows users to take photos of whiteboards and transform it into a PDF, Word or PowerPoint file and store all the content in OneNote or OneDrive to be used for revision and catch-up purpose.

Other other than SoundNote Other good quality tools for recording lectures include Notes Plus (iOS) and Audio Memos Free – The Voice Recorder (iOS).

2. Revision applications

The application for revision has become great demand in the current century, and it appears that technology has made progress in a way we never thought possible: making revision fun.Read here At our site

If you’re already a flash card fanatic you might like to take a look at StudyBlue an app for students that uses your information from the course to produce a number of cards for revision. They also allow you to make your own flashcards , and then test them yourself.

Another helpful app for revision is GoConqr which has resources for creating revision charts, flash cards, mind maps as well as quizzes and notes and the capacity to collaborate and connect with friends, classmates or students from around the world. Another choice can be Exam Countdown (iOS), which monitors the days remaining until each of your tests.

3. Exam preparation apps

There are also student apps which are now available for examinations like tests like MCAT, GMAT, LSAT and GRE tests, which are used by many graduate schools as part of applications. BenchPrep utilizes social networking features which lets users connect with other test takers as well as browse study materials for revision, such as quizzes notes and more. Additionally, you can make use of the app to monitor your progress in learning.

TCY Exam Prep (Android) is yet another exam preparation app, targeted at students studying for business degrees in India and the US. It has study materials for MBA/CAT tests, GRE, GATE and bank exams.

4. Student planner apps

Organization is key to success and wellbeing at university, and student planner apps are becoming increasingly popular. In addition to saving sheets of paper, many planner apps can also send reminders and alerts straight to your phone or gadget.

Popular apps for students include Timetable (Android) It’s an app featuring a sharp design and clean interface. You can plot your timetable on easily. For planners with a more familiar design to use with students, think about apps using a spreadsheet-like layout, such as My Class Schedule (Android) or Class Timetable (iOS).

5. Bibliography helper apps

If you’ve ever spent hours creating a comprehensive bibliography then you’ll know how much work goes into making sure you’ve included all of the details in the appropriate places in the proper format. EasyBib can be a valuable program for students. It can create an academic reference for any book using a scan of the barcode for the book. Because the style of referencing for bibliographies differs based on the area you study, EasyBib offers referencing in MLA, APA and Chicago styles. Simply snap a photo of the barcode or type the title of your book into your device and voila, professional referencing done!

6. Video call apps

A majority of students are aware of video calling software such as Skype and FaceTime in the past This technology is becoming even more readily accessible as computer companies include top-quality cameras into their devices and internet speed speeds get faster. While the overall technology gets better it also improves the apps available for smaller devices. Making use of FaceTime with an iPhone is as easy as making a call, while Skyping on a tablet is a great way to cook dinner, browse the web or write texts while conversing with your parents back home. Other video call apps include imo and Tango.

For suggestions on how to conduct a successful Skype interview (for an internship, job as well as an interview to be used for admission) read this blog post.

7. Apps to protect students

Many apps intended for students has been developed in order to increase personal safety. These apps are for use both on- and off campus. These apps are designed to keep users secure when out in the dark. The Circle of Six app works on both Android and iOS It was created for university students to keep connected to their close friends. It is especially useful to locate lost friends during night out. It also allows users to give their circle of six friends an instant contact for help at the touch of. The GPS tracker will mark your location on your peers’ smartphones, ensuring that you’ll always locate one another in the event of need. Other student apps that promote safety include bSafe and React Mobile.

More security and health-related apps for students here.

8. Wake-up apps

If you’re an unrelenting snoozer who gets up around 20 minutes after your lecture In that case, Alarmy: If You Have the Time is the app to you. Alarmy is an alarm program for students that requires users to perform small tasks (such as taking a photo that shows something specific or shaking the phone up and down a number of times) before the alarm can turn itself off. This won’t only mean you’re prepared and ready to go, but Alarmy will also provide you with the most up-to-date weather updates for you to decide whether to carry an umbrella prior to leaving.

The Sleep Cycle aims to correct its users’ sleeping pattern by waking them during their lightest sleeping phase. The app does this by keeping track of movement as well as the times the user went to sleep. That means you’ll wake up feeling less groggy in the mornings, and you may even be able to enjoy an extra one hour of morning breakfast time.

Learn about how to manage your time effectively here.

9. Responsible-drinking apps

If you’re a student, but that doesn’t have to mean that you’re in a position of being irresponsible when it comes to alcohol. The app for responsible drinking WiseDrinking shows how much you’ve been drinking, gives you tips on how much is secure, and informs you about the ideal time to call taxis, and shows where you are in relation to public transportation services.

With inputs from gender in addition to weight and height, the application calculates blood alcohol levels (BAC) level by measuring the quantity, type and the time that alcohol was consumed and when the user’s last meal was. Although the app is dependent on inputs by the user and it is not intended to be used as a reference point, WiseDrinking will allow you to stay on top of your drinking and offer guidance if you experience a slight ailment for wear.

10. Fun fitness apps

For those who find running boring the application Zombies, Run! is a fun (and hilarious) method of motivating yourself when running. The app plays your personal songs and playlists along with audio recordings depicting a zombie apocalypse, in which you must run away from the infected. A little scary however, for a very intense workout it’s tough to beat!

In order to make sure your fitness routine free of zombies other fitness apps are Nike Training Club (iOS), Sworkit, Fitbit (iOS), JeFit, RunKeeper Strava, Seven Minute Workout and MapMyFitness. If you decide to get each of them, Nudge is another app that collects all your fitness information and keeps it all in one location. This means you can monitor your diet activities, fitness, hydration level and sleepwithout having to check the progress reports from each app.

11. Apps for healthy eating

If you’re looking to eat nutritiously while sticking to a student budget, it’s worth downloading several healthy food apps. Some examples I’ve found that are ideal for students include Rockin Ramen (iOS), the student-friendly app that has many nutritious dishes which use ramen as their main ingredient, as well as MealBoard (iOS), an app which plans healthy meals, grocery trips and recipes dependent on what’s in the fridge. Find out more about brain food you should eat when you’re revising here.