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In today's modern world, there are a lot of applications that can be used by college students to make studying and living on campus easier. It's really all about preference and knowing what apps you need as well as which ones work for you.

One of the necessary tech skills that college students should have is to know how to use various types of apps. You will need more than knowing how to use a word processing program to navigate through college.

It is vital that you know how to use different types of apps such as a spreadsheet or presentation program and even mobile apps. Check out the following free to download apps that are useful for college students.

College Hacks

This is a free to download app that requires Android OS 4.0 and up. It's basically an app that features life hacks for college that can help students make their time at school more productive and fun. It has a review rating of 4.5 stars.

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College Planner

College Planner can be downloaded on devices with Android OS 4.1 and up. It has features that allow students to track their assignments, projects, courses and exams, among others. It also supports group discussions with classmates and can be synced with multiple devices.


It is a note-sharing app that allows students to search and buy other students' notes on a certain topic or subject and vice versa. Students just need to upload a picture of their notes and earn every time someone purchases them.

College Algebra

Created by Varsity Tutors LLC, this app can help college students practice and prepare for a typical Algebra 1 and 2 class, which is usually required as an introductory course for higher-level math courses.

My Study Life

My Study Life is a cross-platform planner that students and even teachers can use to plan out their study times. It can track tasks and manage class schedules.

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