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Top 10 educational apps for students

by | Mar 24, 2016 | Higher Education

Students, here is our list of the top 10 apps to make your life easier during exam prep and in everyday student life:


  1. RealCalc scientific calculator

This app is for those who would rather forget their stationery behind than their phones. It is easy to use and absolutely free, putting that default calculator on your phone to shame. Any mathematical problem can be solved anywhere at any time.


  1.  Mathway

Speaking of solving mathematical problems anywhere, this app can promise you more than simple calculated answers. Mathway is like having a math tutor in the palm of your hand. This app not only solves complex Math’s problems but also includes decent explanations to help you understand the concepts.


  1. The Oxford Dictionary

Well of course this would be on our list! The Oxford dictionary is one of the top dictionaries in the world. Word amnesia will never be an issue with this app on your phone.


  1. Cram.com flashcards

This handy app will definitely make studying more fun. Create your own notes on this flashcard app and test yourself and your friends. Say goodbye to the paper trail.


  1. Timetable

Are you a first year university or college student? Are you trying to prioritize the many lectures and activities in your day? Then this app is highly recommended. With Timetable you can organize your activities and classes then save it as a widget on your home screen.


  1. Self Control for study

Yes, there is an app for that. This smart app helps you structure those study days by automatically blocking the various distractions on your phone. There’s even a graph to help view your progress.


  1. Duolingo

For the language enthusiasts, this app makes learning another language easier and more fun. Voted Google Play’s Editor’s choice of 2013 and 2014, this app offers Spanish, French, German and many more languages.


  1. Mendeley

This app is a free citation manager and PDF reader specifically designed for academics and university students. Mendeley helps you reference all your sources for essays and dissertations – a definite must-have for those lengthy university essays.


  1. Evernote

Even though most android phones automatically come with this app, Evernote deserves more credit in the ‘app-mosphere’. This app is capable of syncing between all your devices. It manages your docs, notes, photos and checklists.


  1.   Dropbox

Dropbox is the cloud that saves the lives of our cellphone storage space. This app gives you the option to automatically backup downloaded files such as videos, PowerPoint slides and audio files then conveniently saves it to a cloud.





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