Top 10 free apps for college


    EVERNOTE is a note-taking app that saves all your notes online, allowing access to them from any computer. The app enables picture storage of your notes and takes “clips” from any web page.

    MINT is a financial app that helps you manage bank accounts, credit cards, debts and investments. It can also help you set a budget that lets you know when you’ve gone over.

    MyHOMEWORK helps you keep track of all your class assignments. It color-codes, sorts by due date and allows you to set reminders. There is also a Mac-version.

    FACEBOOK can be buggy at times, but it’s the best way to social network on a 3.5-inch screen. At this point, it’s difficult to find someone who isn’t on Facebook.

    PANDORA allows users to setup a radio station to the theme of a specific genre, artist or song. This was incredibly popular on computers and seamlessly transferred to an app.

    iBOOKS is essential for English class. Shakespeare, Mark Twain and Charles Dickens are just a few examples of the literature in the public domain. You can also upload PDFs for on-the-go studying.

    SUSHI CAT is great when the only way to keep yourself occupied is to feed a virtual cat as much sushi as you can. Obviously. It’s more exciting than Oregon Trail and cheaper than Plants vs. Zombies.

    FLIXSTER can find the nearest theater using your location, list showtimes and theaters for a specific movie and syncs with Rotten Tomatoes. It can also provide directions.

    URBANSPOON lists restaurants and eateries by city and compiles user-generated ratings and reviews. In the mood for sushi? Need a place with free wi-fi and awesome burgers? There’s an app for that.

    WIKIPANION should never, ever be used as a primary source8212;but that doesn’t mean that you can’t use it as a way to familiarize yourself with a topic before delving into extensive research.