Ten Apps Which Every College Student Should Have

We live in an age where without mobile phones, we feel life is inevitable. Right from the start of the day till the end, we are constantly hooked on to our phones in some way or the other. Making notes, having a planner and budget tracker, apps are available for all these requirements. So here we have compiled a list of top ten applications which every college student should have in their mobile phones.

  1. Evernote-

A mobile app which allows you to create notes, which can be formatted texts, web pages or photographs. Furthermore, the notes can be sorted into notebooks, edited, searched or annotated. A  free-to-use app works on all platforms which include Android, macOS, iOS and Microsoft Windows. Evernote supports the recording of voice notes also. It is also available to collaborate with your team and manage projects, deadlines clients and meetings with ease.

2. CamScanner-

An app by INTSIG which lets people digitize their notes or their written work. It is available for both Android and iOS. It’s OCR(optical character recognition) feature recognizes texts in document images and extract them for later use, such as searching or editing. This is especially useful for college students because it lets you easily share all the documents in a PDF or JPEG format.

3. TimeTune-

An app designed for establishing a routine, which could be daily, weekly or any odd number of days. Time management is of the key areas in which students face difficulty. TimeTune is your routine scheduler and planner. It is also useful for doctors or gym trainers as you can also design or create a routine for others and send it to them. Reminders, Timers and events can also be created using TimeTune.

4. MoneyLover-

Are you one of those college students who absolutely cannot keep a track of your budgeting and expenses and find yourself broke at the end of the month? Well, MoneyLover is just the right app for you! It makes finance management very easy and helps you manage everything right from cash, credit cards, bills, receipts to money savings. It also includes debt and lone tracker and a bills reminder.

5. Alarmy-

Dubbed as “the world’s most annoying alarm clock”, Alarmy is a mobile alarm app that would definitely force all the sleepy-heads to attend those 8 a.m. classes. This app supports “Math problem mode” and “Shake mode”, which means in order to turn off your alarm clock you either need to solve a math problem or shake your phone according to different modes.

6. Pocket-

Earlier known as “Read It Later”, this app is basically used to save, read and listen to your favourite news, stories and videos from across the web. It has a listen to feature also which can turn any news story or article into a hands-free and eyes-free learning experience. The pocket was one of the applications in TIME’s 50 best android apps for 2013.

7. Stay Focused-

This is a Self Control, productivity and App Usage tracker application which helps you focus by restricting the usage of blocked apps. If you are of those kids who have got bitten by the social media bug and you end up constantly spending your entire day on them, then Stay Focused is the correct app for you. It helps you block all the distracting apps and limits the number of phone screen unlocks.


A must-have app for every college student to stay organized and get more stuff done, is used to add and track tasks, set reminders, create smart lists, and plan your day! You can set reminders for one-time events and at the same time, add recurring reminders for repeating activities and events. You can also get missed call reminders so that you never forget to call back people.

9. Google Drive-

A file synchronization and storage device developed by Google, Google drive encompasses Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. It offers 15GB of free storage through Google One. It is available for Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android, and a website interface.  

10. WhatsApp-

A cross-platform messaging service, owned by Facebook, it is available on all platforms including Android and iOS. Sharing of notes, texts, pdf and images are all possible, along with voice and video calls. You can also use it for group chats and staying connected to all your closed ones.  

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