As summer draws to a close and students start returning to campus, it’s time to get back on track and into the routine of going to class, studying for tests and writing papers.
This app for the iPhone and iPad lets students record audio, take text or video notes and make images of lecture slides and handouts. The notes can be organized by semester and can be shared with classmates through iTunes and Facebook. Price: free
Making paper flashcards is a thing of the past with this app, which includes more than 10 million free sets of digital flashcards. With four study styles available for iPhone, iPad, and Android users, students can use two varieties of flashcard games and make studying a little more entertaining. Price: free to $3.99 depending on package
Stay on top of deadlines, get extracurricular events organized and keep track of mid-term grades with StudiezPro for iPhone and iPad. Students can hone their time-management skills by entering their class schedule and homework with a built-in planner. Price: $0.99
Those 8 a.m. classes can be rough on a student’s sleep schedule, but Android users can get a little help from the Alarm Clock Xtreme. With a variety of features and snooze settings (including one that prevents excessive snoozing), the app also has a countdown timer and sets reminder alarms for daytime events. Price: free
For iOS, iPhone and Android users looking for a way to visually organize digital content, Clipix lets students save and share documents, photos, videos and links. Items can be categorized into different clipboards with the option to share them publicly or keep them private. Price: free
Need a graphing calculator but don’t want to pay the hefty price tag? This free app for Android includes features like a currency converter, unit converter, and graphing functions so whether students need help learning equations or figuring out the tip for dinner, handyCalc will come in, well, handy. Price: free
Here are six apps to help students become a better student, stay organize and be more healthy.