Apps to Help YOU Take Charge

Use these apps to save time and money, stay organized and ensure you never miss a deadline.

One of the toughest parts of writing a research paper is the very last step — compiling the bibliography. EasyBib makes it easy. Simply type in the name of the book you’re referencing and EasyBib will give you several citation formats to choose from. The app includes more than 7,000 citation styles, including the most common MLA and APA formats.

Ever wonder where all your hard-earned money goes? The Mint app tracks your spending and helps you save. Monitor all your credit cards and bank accounts from one place and receive customized tips to help you create — and stick to — a budget.

This is one of the most popular flashcard apps in the web-o-sphere. Design custom flashcards to study for your classes, or download one of the 130 million-plus sets created by other students. These aren’t your typical flashcards. The app lets you add audio and images, and share cards with your classmates.

Khan Academy
Learn anything you want. For free. This app has more than 10,000 videos covering math, science, history and more. You can use it to study for the SAT now, and the MCAT when you apply to medical school.

Wolfram Alpha
This powerful app uses its vast collection of algorithms and data to answer your most burning questions. With an extensive database ranging from chemistry, to quantum physics, to music theory, this app will likely become your ultimate study buddy.

Evernote helps you organize every aspect of your life. Use it to take notes, organize photos, create to-do lists and more. Syncing is simple, and you can access parts of the app offline, allowing you to get stuff done even when you don’t have an internet connection.

iHomework 2
Just say no to cramming! This handy app helps you keep track of assignments, courses and schedules. You can also create a free account to track your due dates across multiple devices.