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18 Apps Every College Student Should Download Right Now

So the best four years of your life will also be the most convenient.

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3. Snap2PDF

itunes.apple.com

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.

Cost: $2.99

4. WaterIn

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!

Cost: Free

8. Viber

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.

Cost: Free

9. SleepCycle

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.

Cost: $1.99

12. Google Drive

Via googledocs.blogspot.com

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.

Cost: Free

Rega Jha is the Editor-in-Chief of BuzzFeed India and is based in Mumbai.

Contact Rega Jha at rega.jha@buzzfeed.com.

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