20 Useful ITunes Apps for the Overwhelmed Student

As a student, being overwhelmed can be defeated with a few good iTunes apps that can help you stay organized, study, handle your finances and develop efficient time management skills. Here are 20 useful iTunes apps to serve that purpose.


20 iTunes Apps for Students

Mostly everyone is familiar with fun apps from iTunes, but there are also a lot of education, productivity and budgeting apps that would be useful to students. Here are 20 apps to try today.

Productivity Apps

  • myHomework - Students who need help organizing test schedules and homework assignments will love this free iPhone/iPad app.
  • Todoist: To Do List - This free productivity Mac app makes it easy to keep track of items on your to-do list and get things done on time with priority settings for each task.
  • Schedule - Students who like to put off tasks will benefit from Schedule. The Mac app offers easy calendar and assignment management for the most daunting of schedules.
  • TaskMaster - This free Mac personal task manager has an easy-to-use interface that is designed to help you use your time more efficiently with pre-planned tasks.
  • TaskNotes - TaskNotes is an app designed to record notes and reminders, for Mac users. The app offers you the ability to import and export documents, including HTML documents. You can also use the app for printing needs.

Homework and Study Help Apps

  • World Explorer - This free Mac version of the World Explorer is a great reference tool for students who want to learn more about different countries around the world.
  • Exam Vocabulary Builder - This free iPhone/iPad app from AccelaStudy uses a flashcard approach to expand English vocabulary--perfect for students facing standardized tests or university entrance exams.
  • SpellBoard - SpellBoard allows Mac users to enter words which can later be used for personal spelling quizzes.
  • Math Drills Lite - This free, interactive iPhone/iPad application works well for students who need practice with basic math--addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Math Mental - Math Mental provides Mac users with an interface for mental calculations for free, in addition to customized difficulty levels and questions.

Finance Apps

  • SimpliBudget - This Mac app makes it easy to manage and budget your money.
  • Loan Calculator - This Mac app can quickly calculate your monthly payments based on information you enter.
  • PayPal - This free iPhone/iPad app makes it easy to access your PayPal account, send money and check your balance.
  • ATM Hunter - Students can find the location of any ATM (that works with MasterCard) using this free iPhone/iPad app.
  • DailyFinance - This popular free iPhone/iPad app provides real-time stock quotes, portfolio tracking and finance news from multiple sources.

Miscellaneous Apps

  • GRE Vocabulary Flashcards - Applying to grad school? This iPhone/iPad app tests your knowledge of 500 vocabulary words to help you study for the GRE.
  • Train Your Brain Vocab Building Lite - Train Your Brain Vocab Building Lite is a free Mac app that helps students expand their vocabulary with features like identifying synonyms and antonyms.
  • iTranslate - This free iPhone/iPad app can translate text into 90 different languages.
  • Grades Manager - Grades Manager is a Mac app that can be used to keep track of your grades in any class.
  • WiFi Scanner - This extensive Mac app is a great way for students to find places to study away from home.

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