Link your bank account to this app, so you and your friends can pay one other back without having to deal with the hassle of cash.
Keep track of your various to-do lists, and sync them with your other devices so you can access them from anywhere.
Take a picture of any handout/textbook to convert it into a PDF (one that recognizes text and provides translations for foreign language words!), so you can take all those binders off your shelves and make room for more beer.
Sure, drinking and college go hand-in-hand, but we all know that doesn’t mean you’re drinking water. WaterIn tracks your water intake and reminds you to drink water when you haven’t had enough. Here’s to hydrating!
It teaches you, tests you, and even sometimes fails you, all so you can ace that language class.
6. Lemon Wallet
College exists for you to make mistakes and stupid decisions, like losing your wallet. Lemon Wallet is an app that exists to make the next morning as easy as possible.
Grocery lists that can be shared and synced, which update on all devices at once, so you and your new roommate(s) don’t run into any trouble coordinating groceries.
Keep in touch with your family and friends using free texting and free voice calls, no matter how far away you are from them. This is essential if you’re studying abroad.
Newsflash: You aren’t going to be doing much sleeping these next four years. This app calculates the length and frequency of your REM cycles to make sure that when you do get some shut-eye, it’s valuable.
10. 7-Minute Workout
You’re gonna get too busy to work out, but you’ll probably find seven minutes to spare. Stave off the Freshman 15.
11. My Fitness Pal
This app tracks your calorie intake, to keep you in check while college lures you into a beer-and-pizza diet.
12. Google Drive
If you’re a college student in 2013, you’re going to have more Google Docs than you know what to do with. This is what you do: Get this app on your phone so you can access them from anywhere. To access non-Google docs on the go, use Dropbox and Box.
Drinking is fun. Drinking dangerously is not. Check on yourself and on your friends before you get there.
Speaking of drinking, download this app in lieu of the bartending class you can’t afford to take yet.
College has a way of making your money disappear. Use this budgeting app to track where it’s disappearing to.
Instead of selling your soul to buy textbooks every semester, find cheap rentals (with free shipping!) on Chegg.
College is hectic and busy and can make you lose sight of your life goals. Everest will keep track of them for you.
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