20 Life-Saving Apps Every College Student Needs Now

Whether you’re a shiny new freshman or a more experienced junior or senior in college, one thing’s for sure: if you don’t have at least half of these apps downloaded on your mobile devices, you’re doing it wrong. Seriously. You need to sign onto your computers, smart phones, iPads, whatever you have, and download all of these apps immediately. They will change your life… and give you better grades in the process.

I did a lot of research to find out exactly which apps would be perfect for college students out there. Most of these are study apps that will assist you in working harder and getting better grades. Some of these apps are just to make your college life easier in general, which I’m sure everyone could use. I’ll tell you one thing: if these existed when I was in college, things would have been a whole lot different for me. Here are 20 life-saving apps every college student needs right now – for straight A’s and more.



Flashcards are an excellent way to study, but they can be annoying to make on your own – so much writing! Enter StudyBlue. It’s an app that allows you to make digital flashcards including text, pictures, and audio. Or if you’re really lazy and don’t feel like making your own, you can search the huge database to find someone else’s. Or do both! The best thing about StudyBlue is that you don’t need to carry flashcards around – they’re all stored on a device.

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