When it comes to helping students study, technology has outdone itself once again with Android apps for students. There are many to choose from including a dictionary app in case you need to look up a word in a pinch. Some of the apps for students are free while others charge a small one-time fee. All in all, these Android apps for students will help bring out their true potential.
Best Android Apps for Students
Merriam Webster Dictionary: Free
No more carrying around that dictionary with you with this free app for the Smartphone. Now you can look up any word as fast as you need to just by doing a quick search. It not only allows you to search for any word you need but it also has an enabled voice search which makes it easier. It even comes with a Thesaurus. With the incredibly low price of free you can’t go wrong with this Android app.
WikiDroid for Wikipedia: Free
Wikipedia is most everyone’s go to guide for rich, fact based information. If anyone wants to check articles out on Wikipedia for the information they need, they usually have to use a laptop or desktop computer. Not anymore with this app. Now, if a student needs to do some research for homework they can install this app on their Android phone. The WikiDroid will bring up useful articles easily for anyone. It also comes with voice search and live search suggestions for faster and easier use. Not to mention it is free too!
Document Scanner: $3.89
Need something to scan notes or eBooks fast? With the document scanner, you can now scan over your notes, research papers, homework and eBooks for your quick review. Another great thing you can do with this app is scan an important document, save it as a PDF format and email it to yourself or someone else. It isn’t free but sounds like it is worth the small price to pay for its nice features.
Grades-Student Organizer: $0.99
Grades is a great app at a low price that is very much worth it to pay. This app promises to help you achieve better grades by helping you stay organized. With Grades, you can keep track of homework, assignments, classes and tests. It will also allow you to store important information such as contact information for teachers. Grades comes with an advanced calendar as well. The low price is nothing when it comes to needing to keep organized and staying on track with good grades.
Grammar Guide: $0.99
Do you need to stay on top of English grammar for your writing? With the Grammar Guide for only 99 cents, you can. It helps you stay up to date with punctuation, pronouns, capitalization and much more. No student should be without this app. Especially if you are an English major.
My Student Budget Planner: Free
When it comes to being a student, it is not all about just studying but also how to budget your finances for those student loans you might owe. With My Student Budget Planner, you can keep track of your budget so you will have the money to pay back those student loans, be able to eat and have clothes for school and to buy the textbooks you need.
Evernote is great for keeping your notes synced between the devices you use such as your phone and laptop. Other great features of Evernote besides it being free of charge is that it will also allow you to take voice notes, store your images and keep all of this much needed information organized for you with tags and notes. Easy to use and free so why not try it?
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