5 Best Apps For College Students

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Mobile applications have become more and more important, especially when you are going back to school and you want your best four years of your life to be the most convenient. They not only save schools money but also boost your academic performance and motivation.

Here are 5 fantastic apps for college students that can be useful for you.

1. Wi-Fi Finder App

Internet has become more and more essential for all of students to do their homework assignments or research. By having the Wi-Fi Finder App, you can access internet very easily because this free mobile application can check out for Internet hotspots across many locations. According to Apple’s online store, it can detect up to 545,000 hotspots in 144 countries worldwide. These locations can be also downloaded for use when you're not online. Besides, the Wi-Fi Finder App provides directions to the location and the local weather.


2. Dictionary.com

The Dictionary.com app is free and compatible with Android, Blackberry, iPhone and iPad. It has two million definitions, synonyms, example sentences and famous quotes that you can also look up when offline. Especially, this dictionary and thesaurus can say words aloud when you tap the speaker icon.


3. Viber

The Viber app is really an amazing app for students to keep in touch with their friends and family. This mobile application is absolutely essential if you are studying abroad because it lets you send free messages and make free calls to other Viber users, on any device and network, no matter how far away you are from them. The app also allows you to exchange stickers, emoticons and locations aside from text, photo and video messages.


4. Amazon Student

The Amazon Student app will keep your wallet fat and nice because it is totally free. It provides access to your account, plus an instant price-check with barcode scans and a marketplace for selling used books, movies, games and more. You only need to take a picture of your book’s barcode and it will tell you how and where to get it cheaper. Especially, you can sell back your old books in exchange for Amazon gift cards. This mobile app is compatible with iOS and Android.


5. iStudiezPro

The iStudiezPro app is available for $2.99 and it is really a college student's best friend. This powerful scheduling app you to input your class schedule and homework into a built-in planner. Then it helps you track tasks, monitor grades/GPA, alert you of approaching deadlines as well as countdown to your next class. With a well-designed interface, the iStudiezPro app is very easy to use and even suitable for teachers or parents trying to help.


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This article was published on 2013/08/27