iStudiez - $10
Combine schedules, homework, and grades to provide an interactive visual representation of your work load in each of your courses.
Things - $10
Task manager app that allows you to create various to-do lists for all aspects of your life, with color coding.
Easilydo – Free
Syncs your email with the Easilydo app to create to-do lists. Share travel information and receive bill reminders.
Conqu – Free
To-do list app with delegation among other Conqu users, filters, and overdue item features providing important reminders and task organization by level of importance.
Wunderlist – Free
Create and share lists, view public lists, and view/publish lists.
Awesome Note - $3.99
Combine your notes with to-do lists, keepings all of your information in one place. Allows note sharing and photo, location, and URL tags.
RescueTime – (Computer) – Free
Time management software. Program runs in the background of your computer and tracks the time spent on various applications and websites, breaking down how much time is spent doing what throughout your day. This software allows you to block websites for a desired amount of time, and alerts users when they’ve spent over a set amount of time on one task. https://www.rescuetime.com/
SeflControl – (Computer) – Free
Software that allows you to block access to distracting websites, and webmail. All “blacklisted” sites will be blocked for the designated amount of time, even if you restart your device.
Timers – Use these to break up long study sessions and to focus/avoid distractions
StudyBlue – Free
An online library of study materials, generated by over 250 million users.
Quizlet – Free
Flashcard app that allows you to select various study sets and create your own flashcard sets.
Built in Speech Recognition Software
Mac Computer – System Preferences > Dictation and Speech > click “On” > Select “enhance Dictation” box (allows for offline use)
Windows Computer – Start button > All Programs > Accessories > Ease of Access > Windows Speech Recognition (need audio input, mic.)
Dragon Dictation – Free app, $99 software
Assignment Calculator – (Computer website) – Free
Grammarly – Software Free trial, $29.99 monthly
Grammar checking software
Write Check – Website, 1 paper - $7.95, 3 papers - $19.95, 5 papers - $29.95, 1 paper + Standard Critique - $29.95, 1 Paper + Extended Critique - $49.95
Grammar, plagiarism checking
Mindmaple – Free for lite
Increase your productivity and creativity by visually organizing your ideas and thoughts onto a mind map. Perfect for project managing, concept mapping, brainstorming and task scheduling.
Giffy – (Website) – Free (no private diagrams) or $3.99/mon. for 200+ more storage)
OTHER MIND MAPPING SOFTWARE
xMind (Windows, Mac) – Free – Plus $79
Mindmeister – Free for 3 maps, then $36/month for 6 months
Inspiration – iOS App - $9.99 and Software - $39.99
Dictionary.com – Free
Dictionary and Thesaurus app that provides you with extensive definitions in various languages.
Natural Voice Reader (Computer website, Software) – Free
Text to speech website and software with an OCR function. The website allows you to customize the voice, language, and speed being used.
Speakit! – Free
Web extension and app that allows you to have your emails, selected text, web articles, and documents read aloud to them. App will continue working if you navigate away from the app screen.
Scannable – Free
App by Evernote that allows you to use your phone or tablet to scan a document or set of notes with your camera and upload and share it to a number of sources.
READING (AUDIO BOOKS)
Balabolka – Free
Text to speech software for document conversion. Allows you to put documents into MP3 files. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzJGXMAKXPk
Read Write Gold – Price range varies
Texthelp software and app that works as a text to speech program that provides you with various dictionaries, highlighting features, and fact mappers.
Audible – Free with in app purchases
Audiobook app by Amazon that allows you to purchase audiobooks and listen to your purchases on various devices.
Overdrive – Free
View available eBooks and audiobooks from libraries of your choice. App has a “dyslexic font” option.
Khan Academy – Free
Video tutorials in math, science, computer programming, history, art, and economics.
Wolfram Alpha – Free
Computational knowledge engine.
RealCalc Scientific Calculator – Free
“For serious computing…a perfect alternative for the calculator-less.”
MyScript Calculator – Free
MyScript MathPad – Free
Evernote – Free
Free note taking software and app that allows you to record lectures and meetings while taking notes. The notes can then be shared wirelessly between devices. The premium version of Evernote provides more storage space for audio recordings among other features.
Audionote – Free with in app purchases
A note taking, voice recording software that allows you to playback your audio while highlighting the text simultaneously.
Smartpens – Assistive Tech Device/$99+
Allows you to take hand written notes while recording the lecture you are listening to. Notebooks then sync to Livescribe software or Evernote depending on the smartpen model. Livescribe sky pens sync wirelessly ad come with an Evernote subscription for you.
MyScript Smart Note – Free
Handwritten note taking tool that allows users to write and draw into their notes.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Sleep, Relaxation, and Mental Health Wellness
Alarmy/Sleep if U Can - $1.99
Calm.com – Free
A Soft Murmur – http://asoftmurmur.com/
Noisili – http://www.noisli.com/
Sleep Pillow – Free
Fitness, Exercise and Nutrition
Sworkit – Free
Exercises app that allows you to select workouts in 5 minute increments focused on strength, cardio, and yoga.
MyFitnessPal – Free
Track nutrition, fitness, and weight maintenance/loss goals.
Charity Miles – Free
“Earn” $.25/mile as this app tracks your walk, run, or bike ride for a charity of choice.
Mint – Free
Helps keep records of finances and spending.
Unstuck – Free
Need motivation help? https://www.unstuck.com/