10 Miscellaneous Apps for College Students

two smiling teenagers with smartphonesThe advancement of modern technology has ushered in a new age of innovation and gadgetry.  With that, the development of certain mobile applications are really useful for college students not only for entertainment, but for studying as well. Both Apple and Android provide dozens of free apps for for studying. However, there are other tools that are important to help succeed in college. From health to fitness, from budgeting to creativity, or just because – these 10 apps will help you maximize your time outside of the classroom. And the best part? They’re all free!

Campus Compass

Never get lots around campus ever again. Now you can easily locate any classroom or facility on campus and get route directions to help you navigate.

Download: App Store | Google Play

Circle of 6

If you find yourself in an uncomfortable or tricky situation, this app will message six of your chosen trusted contacts. Discretely send them your GPS location, or connect to an emergency hotline immediately. 

Download: App Store | Google Play

Drunk Mode

Never drunk dial or drunk text again! This safety and party app doubles as a call blocker and a friend tracker, so you can remember where you went last night.

Download: App Store | Google Play

First Aid

Accidents happen and when they do, you may not be prepared or know how to handle the situation. However, this official app by the American Red Cross puts expert advice for everyday emergencies at the tip of your fingers.

Download: App Store | Google Play

Mint

Manage your money and pay your bills with this user-friendly budgeting tool. It connects to your bank account to you can closely monitor your spending habits and create personalized budgets.

Download: App Store | Google Play

Postmates

Local delivery is now faster and easier than ever. Order any type of food, drink, groceries, or even pet food. Moreover, this app is available in a lot of major cities and they will deliver to you anywhere.

Download: App Store | Google Play

Sleep Cycle

Having trouble getting up in the morning? This intelligent alarm clock analyzes your sleep and wakes you in the lightest sleep phase.

Download: App Store | Google Play

Sworkit

Working out relieves all the stress that college puts you under. So, find or build your perfect workout with this exercise app that shows you exactly what to do right on your screen.

Download: App Store | Google Play

Venmo

This app makes it easy to handle splitting money. Whether it’s for splitting rent between roommates or getting lunch, you can pay or request money from your friends at any time.

Download: App Store | Google Play

7 Minute Workout

Between classes, homework, clubs, and activities, it can often be hard to find time to make it to the gym. Now you can do a quick-fit workout anytime anywhere. It only takes 7 minutes!

Download: App Store | Google Play