That new tablet or phone you’re bringing to school isn’t just for sharing photos on Instagram or checking Twitter. Your device can also be a great study partner. Whether you’re looking to take better notes and sync them with the cloud or you’re trying to crack a mind-bending math problem, the right apps can help you get ahead. Other apps make it easier to cram for tests with digital flash cards or shared study guides. Here are 16 excellent student apps that more than make the grade.
Evernote Peek helps you prepare for upcoming quizzes with flair. With this well-designed app you can take notes--whether scribbled, spoken or drawn--and quickly turn them into study notes. You can also make use of your iPad's Smart Cover to quiz yourself.
Not fortunate enough to own an iPad? Get Evernote, the note-taking app for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry. Not only can you clip web pages, share and sync all your notes, you can also keep your research notes about a topic across various sources in one location. The app's iOS 7 update gives it a fresh new look and improved New Note button placement.
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