The World is witnessing the winds of change. The tradition, culture, and every possible domain that we could name has undergone a transformation. All thanks to technology!
You must have heard many parents and teachers complain about their children getting used to using smartphones. Although we cannot totally deny their concern, we also know that in the modern world, there’s (almost) an app for everything, making it easier, cheaper, and more fun to be a student in the 21st Century.
Whether you want help with finding the best note-taking apps for students, keeping focus during study sessions, or even finding discounts to help keep you under budget each month, we’ve got a comprehensive list of apps for your smartphones, tablets, and laptops, to help you navigate through your student years
Take a look below at our list of the 10 best student apps for 2022 – and turn your phone into the ultimate study buddy.
1. RefME – Android/iOS/Web, Free
This nifty app uses your phone’s camera to scan a book’s barcode and create a citation formatted in MLA, Chicago, or whatever format your school uses.
2. StudyBlue – Android/iOS, Free
Allows users to upload class study materials, create electronic flashcards to study and share with others, and practice quizzes.
3. Evernote – Android/iOS/Web, Free
A tool that allows you to capture a note or memo in any format (web clip of a product or service review for reference, photo of a business receipt, audio file, or text meeting or handwritten notes).
4. Oxford Dictionary – Android/iOS, Free
The mobile version of the Oxford University Press’ Oxford English Dictionary.
5. Dragon Dictation – iOS, Free
Just start talking into Dragon Dictation and it’ll convert everything for you digitally, which you can paste into other apps, send us an email message, or save it for later.
6. GoConqr – Android/iOS/Web, Free
Access great learning resources like Mind Maps, Flashcards, Quizzes, Slides, and Notes, or use the GoConqr app for social learning and connect and collaborate with friends, classmates, and learners in Groups.
7. Office Lens – Android/iOS/Windows, Free
This app from Microsoft takes pictures of documents, whiteboards, blackboards, magazines, receipts, and more and converts them into editable, shareable text. It can read images from an angle and cleans up glare and shadows too.
8. myHomework Student Planner – Android/iOS/Windows, Free
myHomework is a digital student planner that lets you track your classes, homework, tests, and projects so you never forget an assignment again.
9. SimpleMind – iOS/Android, Free
Create mind maps to help you organize your thoughts, remember things and generate new ideas.
10. Google Drive – iOS/Android, Free
Save and store all of your documents online so that your work will be safe if your laptop crashes. You can also work offline and collaborate on a document with your classmates.
Other helpful student apps
- Oxford English Dictionary – to look up words on the go (free with adverts, or paid with no ads).
- Dictionary.com Dictionary and Thesaurus – dictionary and word-finder for those on a budget; also works offline.
Dropbox for mobile – access and edit documents, upload photos and play your own videos anywhere.
- Penultimate – a handwriting app made by EverNote, allowing users to write with a digital pen and upload the work to any device.
- Skout – a friend-finder app helping students meet new people in their locality.
- Socrative – student app for quizzing and assessment.