Top Apps for Students
McGraw-Hill shares with us the Top Ten Most Useful Apps for High School, College and Grad School Students this Fall Semester. These are also really useful for any professional when pursuing continuing education. Take note!
1. StudyTracker Pro: (soon to be released) since your GPA headlines your resume, it’s important to track your progress. Use Study Tracker Pro to help you manage study hours, exam and assignment grades and judge how effective your study habits are.
2. Foursquare for Universities: Connect with students, alumni, and staff, find new and interesting things to do, and earn rewards for exploring your campus and nearby areas.
3. Twitter: Use Twitter to share your thoughts and collaborate inside and outside the classroom with peers and professors.
4. Google Docs: Use one of the best online word processing and spreadsheets applications available to stay organized when working together on group assignments.
5. Share Your Board: Use this app to take a picture of the classroom whiteboard make it into a readable PDF, add your own notes and send to friends.
6. Pulse: Use this news reader app to stay informed and up to date by creating different pages based on your interests.
7. Exam Support: Use this to focus, improve concentration, and beat back the rising tides of test anxiety through its “guided audio meditation.”
8. gFlash + Flashcards and Tests: Use this app to create your own flashcards and share them with classmates as you study.
9. Diigo: Use this to read and highlight information within text and images, create sticky notes and online conversations about websites, organize and share resources.
10. Bubbl.us: Use this online mind mapping tool to represent words and ideas, organize your thoughts, and make plans.
If you are seeking college admissions or graduate school admissions, these applications can also help you in studying for college admissions tests such as the ACT and the SAT, or prepare for the GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCATs, and the TOEFL. As college advisors at EduPlan, we remind you that earning a top grade in these standardized examinations is a priority to become successful in your college or graduate school admission process.