10 Must-Have Apps for Online School

October 26, 2011 by  
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Misc Box 10 Must Have Apps for Online SchoolSometimes half the battle of success in online school is staying organized and meeting deadlines. Here are 10 must-have apps for your iPhone, iPod, or iPad that will keep you on track.

BigWords
This amazing app helps students find the best prices on textbooks and helps them sell the books when the class is over. BigWords compares prices at several online stores and even does the math to calculate discounts and shipping.

StudyBlue
Ever wish you could take your study guides and teachers’ PowerPoints with you wherever you go? Now you can. StudyBlue lets students make flashcards, take notes, create study aides, upload documents, and even sync all this with their computer.

Cram
Make those last-minute, late-night study sessions more productive with Cram. This essential app has it all: flashcards, multiple-choice tests, pictures, and the ability to sync with your computer.

iStudiez Pro
The ultimate scheduling and organization app, iStudiez Pro does it all. Schedule classes and assignments and view them by date, course, priority, pending, or complete, set alarms to remind you of missed deadlines, view teacher contact info, and back it all up by email.

Remember The Milk
This app is essentially a glorified to-do list. Students can set due dates, prioritize tasks, take notes related to tasks, search items, create repeating tasks, and even set instant message, email, or text reminders.

Google Mobile App
Students who rely on Google for email, calendaring, shared documents, and tasks, among other aspects of their life, can take all that convenience with them with Google Mobile.

Evernote
Evernote is an incredible note-taking app that allows students to take detailed notes. But not just regular notes! Students can take audio and photo notes, search them, and sync them to their computer.

Dropbox
Online school usually requires the sharing and transporting of documents. Dropbox makes this easy with it’s ability to share files, sync them to the Internet and your computer, and even download documents for offline viewing. Now you will never have to worry about forgetting your homework.

Grades
Ever done that last minute number crunching to find out what score you need on your midterm to land an A in biology? Crunch no more. Grades lets you enter your grades and their weights to find out how well you need to do on an upcoming test to get the grade you’re aiming for.

Wi-Fi Finder
Wi-Fi Finder is essential for students in online school programs. This handy app tells you where the closest hotspot is, how to get there, and even lists a phone number for the location. You can sort by provider, location type, and free vs. paid locations.

With these apps, online school will never be the same. Stay organized, up to date, and get the grades you need so you can start your career off right. Looking for more tips and tricks? My Colleges and Careers is an excellent education resource that has all the information you need.

Rachel Call

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