To help prepare students and parents alike for the upcoming school year, here is a list of the top 15 digital essentials that can keep your busy student on track:
Amazon Student: This app allows you to scan barcodes in the bookstore and compare the campus hub to Amazon.com's prices.
AroundMe: If you in a new town as a student, this app helps you find banks, hospitals, restaurants, coffeeshops, etc. It helps you navigate the town you're in.
Dictionary & Thesaurus: With this app, you won't have to buy a dictionary. With almost 2 million words at your fingertips, you will be sure to improve your vocabulary.
Document To Go: You'll be able to create and share word documents, powerpoints and PDF files without dragging around your laptop.
Free Graphing Calculator: This free calculator comes allows you to graph up to four color coded equations at once.
Grades 2: This app allows you to keep abreast of your grade-to-date status. Also works a personal organizer reminding you about deadlines and upcoming exams.
iHomework: This app will keep keep your schedule and workflow streamlined.
iStudiez Pro: Helps to organize your course schedule.
Mint.com Personal Finance: Helps you manage and stick to a budget.
Papers: The app comes with eight academic search engines, providing many resources for finding articles.
Penultimate : Great for science or math students using symbols that are difficult to put into a work processor.
Snoozerr: Allows you to record your lectures, so you can review whatever you missed the first time.
Stanza: For the student who loves to read, this app comes with over 50,000 free classic titles as well as contemporary titles.
USB Disk: Allows you to back up photos and videos from your computer.
Vocabplus Lite: This app teaches words through digital flashcards.
Check out these apps so you (or your favorite student) won’t go back to school unprepared.
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