There are countless apps available on phones, tablets and even smart watches to help with your studies. Let’s take a look at the apps you could be downloading right now.

 

For Organising Your Study Time

Todolist

Available on: Desktop, IOS and Android.

Cost: Free.

What is it? An app that allows you to schedule and organise reminders and notes.

Features:

  • Places tasks into ‘projects’ so you can break up your study into sections – giving yourself suitable time to complete each part.
  • Organises your weeks into tasks.
  • Syncs your events to compatible wearables.

 

Sunrise Calendar

Available on: Desktop, IOS and Android.

Cost: Free.

What is it? A free calendar app made for Google Calendar, iCloud and Exchange.

Features:

  • Automatically syncs between your phone, tablet and computer.
  • Connects with all your apps like Facebook, Evernote, Foursquare, TripIt, Todoist and Trello.
  • Includes Meet, a keyboard that lets you select available time slots in your calendar and send them without leaving the app.

 

For Note Taking

Evernote

Available on: IOS and Android.

Cost: Free.

What is it? A cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organising and archiving.

Features:

  • Offers quick ways to jot down important information and highlight specific text.
  • Saves documents, images and links that you find online.
  • Syncs notes to your laptop or tablet from those on your phone.

 

For Storing Files

Google Drive

Available on: Desktop, IOS and Android.

Cost: Free.

What is it? An app that stores all your files online that can be accessed from any smartphone, tablet or computer.

Features:

  • Shares files and folders and enables collaboration with others.
  • Uses your device camera to scan in paper documents.
  • Backs-up your files and can access them from anywhere.

 

For Calculations

Free Graphing Calculator

Available on: IOS and Android.

Cost: Free.

What is it? An app that is a complete graphing calculator that offers hundreds of functions for any subject.

Features:

  • Includes a scientific calculator.
  • Comprises multiple graphing capabilities.
  • Consists of a unit converter and many more functions.

 

For Citations

EasyBib

Available on: IOS and Android.

Cost: Free.

What is it? An app that allows you to automatically create citations for your bibliography with over 7,000 citation styles.

Features:

  • Instantly creates citations by scanning book barcodes with your phone’s camera.
  • Uses the search tool to create citations for books and websites.
  • Exports to email so you can send your citations to your inbox quickly.

 

For Revision

Pomodoro

Available on: IOS.

Cost: £1.39.

What is it? An app that helps you boost your productivity using the Pomodoro Technique™, one of the most effective time management methods in the world.

Features:

  • Allows you to set a timer for your study.
  • Counts down 25 minute (or a custom time) time periods for you to revise in.
  • Also gives you space for short breaks.

 

Quizlet

Available on: IOS and Android.

Cost: Free.

What is it? Often called the ‘flashcard app’, it contains free study aids on almost any subject.

Features:

  • Provides quizzes and games to help with revision.
  • Creates your own flashcards.
  • Allows you to listen to automatic pronunciations in 18 different languages.

 

Article provided by Study Medicine Europe.

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