College Tips: Essential iPhone/iPad Apps for College Students

iPad Apps for College StudentsGet some apps for your iPhone/iPad and enjoy the easy browsing which comes so handy.  If you’re one of the 100-million or so people worldwide who own an iPhone/iPad, you’ll want to get some apps especially tailored to college. If you’re getting ready to go to college and you have  an iPhone or iPad, these are the essential iPhone/iPad Apps for College Students.

iStudiezPro (organizing your schedule@ $0.99). A student’s life is a dizzying mix of activity and just plain craziness. Take charge of your schedule and put iStudiez Pro to work for you! Take advantage of iStudiez Pro easy navigation and never miss another course, lecture and lab, track tasks and deadlines, plan homework, arrange assignments and much more!

PocketList (to-do lists@ $0.99). The ultimate checklist & to-do app. A superb upgrade for the stock Reminders app, great as an everyday to-do organizer and a checklist app for groceries, travel packing, and more. Pocket Lists offers everything you may expect from a great to-do app.

EverNote (notetaking for FREE). Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders–and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.

Wikipanion (Wikipedia for FREE). Accessing Wikipedia has never been faster and easier than with Wikipanion, designed for easy, search, navigation and display of Wikipedia entries. Streamline your browsing with history grouped by visit date, and bookmarking that not only bookmarks individual entries, but individual sections within an entry.

 MentalCase and FlashCard++ (flashcards@ $ 2.99). Powerful, and yet beautifully designed, Mental Case can help get things into your head, whether you want to learn Spanish, study for exams like GRE, SAT and GMAT, or are undertaking a legal or medical degree at a college or university. Whether it’s Anatomy or Arabic, Mental Case is the tool for you.You can create your own flashcards and include audio, images, and text. But Mental Case was also the first flashcard app to have integrated downloads from flashcardexchange.com and quizlet.com, so you have free access to millions of sets of flash cards.

Chegg Flashcards (study help for FREE). From Chegg, the company dedicated to making your college experience better, comes a new flash card app. Save time and get smarter with Chegg Flashcards on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Easily create and access educational flash cards to study and test your knowledge. Get instant access to existing flash card sets made by experts. No matter where you are, you’ll have all the flash cards you need to ace the test.

 Graphing Calculator (just like the handheld model, and includes screenshots for FREE). Features include Scientific Calculator, Graphing capabilities and it currently includes algebra, differential and integral calculus, geometry, trigonometry, vectors, vector calculus, and classical mechanics.

The ChemicalTough (periodic table@ $0.99). Explore the properties of the elements, the standard amino acids, and the nucleobases with The Chemical Touch. A touch sensitive periodic table and chemical information companion, it provides a wealth of information right at your fingertips.

Instapaper (stores web pages@ $2.99). Save web pages for later offline reading, optimized for readability on your iPhone or iPod touch’s screen. Featured by Apple and critically acclaimed by top blogs, newspapers, and magazines! Great for long articles and blog posts that you find during the day and would like to read, but don’t have the time when you find them. Save with Instapaper, then read later when you’re commuting, in a meeting, or waiting in line.

iTranslator (translations for your language courses for FREE). iTranslator is a simple and handy application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that lets you translate any text using either Google Translate, Babel Fish, or Free Translation.This application requires connectivity to the internet to work.

 Dictionary.com (lots of words you don’t know for FREE). Top-rated app with trusted reference content from Dictionary.com & Thesaurus.com. WORKS OFFLINE – no Internet connection needed when searching words.

BlackboardLearn (hooks up with your school’s course management and grade reporting system for FREE). Blackboard Mobile™ Learn extends your existing Blackboard learning system by making much of the core content available across your Blackboard courses, content and organizations, in an engaging and intuitive way on iOS™ devices.

 My GPACalculator (includes “what if” scenarios so you can fantasize about getting an A in that killer statistics course for FREE). MyGPA is the perfect grade point average calculator for all students. It is simply the best GPA calculator (free or paid) on the App Store. Input your actual grades, or “what if” grades and see your GPA for each semester and overall.