Smartphone Apps that will help you in School

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It’s that time of the year again. Backpacks are full, pencils are stocked, and the school bells around America are ringing. There are several ways to use your smartphone to help make this school year easier and keep you on the road to success.


Evernote is your note-taking guru. Not only can you take notes, but you can access them across all your devices. Capture ideas using notes, voice, and pictures. Archive your notes for later use if needed. The app also helps you keep track of your tasks and deadlines. Choose between the limited free app or go Pro for a cost. Evernote keeps everything safe and secure. Always be ready for exams or pop quizzes and study your notes from any device.

iStudiez Pro

iStudiez Pro helps you manage several class schedules, even those tough to remember bi-weekly and rotating classes. This app allows you to enter course details, instructions for assignments and even office hours for professors and teachers. iStudiez Pro is available for a cost but is worth it if you struggle with keeping several schedules straight. Between classes and club meetings, work schedules and assignment due dates you’ll never forget where you need to be and what needs to be done with iStudiez!


Have you ever had a project that seemed too big to accomplish? SimpleMind helps you brainstorm and mind map those large assignments. Organize information horizontally, vertically and in lists, even add media. This allows you to visualize a project from start to finish on one page. Great for visual learners who like to see how the parts of a project connect or those who like to see all the pieces together in one area. Like the apps above, you can go Pro for a cost. Get your mind mapping on with this app that can be accessed from any device.

MyScript Calculator

MyScript calculator does almost everything we’ve ever wanted a calculator to do. Simply write out the problem and it solves it for you automatically. With history to store previous calculations and a memory bar to reuse numbers, it is easy to use. MyScript Calculator displays results in decimals, fractions, and mixed numbers. This app is great because you can write out a problem just as it is shown. MyScript Calculator helps take some of the guesswork out of those hard to understand math problems.


Paper flashcards are a thing of the past. Make your own flash cards with this app, even in a different language, with 22 languages offered. FlashCards+ lets you add images, diagrams or even formulas to your flashcards. Though there is a cost for this app, Flashcards+ allows you to backup and share your flashcards and access them from all your devices. Be a pro at studying from anywhere and never show up to an exam unprepared.

Don’t let the new school year catch you slipping, stay on top of scholastic success by utilizing your smartphone to help you. The ability to access these apps from your smartphone gives you the advantage of studying from anywhere. These apps will help you start and end the school year on the right foot. Smartphone, smart student, smart year!

Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2018