KANSAS CITY, MO, August 23, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/
-- MyMajors.com, Kansas City, was featured by the website Droid Lessons as one of the Top 20 Free Back to School Mobile Apps, as a result of Google Play featuring MyMajors in their "Back to School" App guide. With Google featuring the MyMajors App, daily app downloads have increased from around 100 a day to 1,500 a day.
Here's what Droid Lessons says about MyMajors and other helpful mobile apps:
"MyMajors helps in the selection of college majors and matches candidates with colleges. MyMajors, the student assessment tool that helps in the selection of college majors and matches higher education candidates with the most appropriate colleges, is now available in a convenient mobile app. The MyMajors App allows students to instantly engage with colleges and universities, starting with the MyMajors Quiz, the scientific survey that puts students on the fast track towards selecting the right colleges to consider."
View the entire Top 20 Back to School App list: http://droidlessons.com/top-20-free-back-to-school-apps-for-android/
Top 20 Free Back to School Apps for Android
Posted by John A. on August 18, 2012
It's Back to School time! Whether you are going to back to school or sending a loved one off, you'll find that Android has a great collection of apps available to make the start of school a simpler one. Below you'll find a list of some of the best Android apps available for students. The apps are all compatible with Android Tablets or Smartphones.
1. Aldiko Book Reader
Aldiko is a great app for eBooks. You'll be able to read and download thousands of ebooks right on your Android tablet. Browse huge catalogs of ebooks including best-sellers, new releases and classics (lots of them for FREE) or import your own ePub and PDF files. Comfortable and customizable reading experience (font type, color, margin, night mode, etc.), bookmarks, full text search.
2. Class Buddy Lite
Class Buddy is a great student planner app. The start of a new school year can be quite hectic and trying to keep all things in order can be stressful. That's where the School Buddy app comes to the rescue. It is a must-have schedule management helper for the busy school life.
Do you ever find yourself wishing that you had your dictionary available everywhere you went? Guess what... it is! Just install this app on your Android smartphone and you'll have a Dictionary and Thesaurus with you everywhere you go. It won't necessarily be an app that you use everyday but it can come in quite handy when you need to define a word you've read or heard.
Evernote is another easy-to-use, free note taking app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders-and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.
5. Google Drive
With Google Drive, you can store all your files in one place, so you can access them from anywhere and share them with others. Upload files to Google Drive directly from your Android device. Google offers all users 5 GB of Free Storage with more available for purchase. Use the Google Drive Android app to access your photos, documents, videos and other files stored on your Google Drive.
GTasks is a simple and efficient Android "To do list" app. It helps you to organize your life in a simple and elegant way. It has both local mode and google account mode. You can sync with your Google Tasks perfectly. And you can share your list or your task item easily via gmail/note in reader/messaging /google docs and so on. A must-have app for the busy student who needs to track of their busy schedules.
7. Local Sales & Deals Shopping
We all know that students are on a very tight budget! Find the best sales in LOCAL retail stores in town to save you some extra bucks. Getting ready for BACK TO SCHOOL? This apps helps by identifing big savings from popular stores such as Walmart, Macys, Target, JC Penney, Kohl's, Staples, Office Depot and OfficeMax. You will also find great fashion, home and electronic items at 80+ national retailers such as Nordstrom, Forever 21, Free People, Madewell, Williams Sonoma, Sur La Table, Best Buy and many others.
8. Math Workout
Math Workout is a set of daily brain training exercises and math drills designed to enhance mental arithmetic. Test your mental math and exercise your brain once a day.
The best way to visually capture and organize information! Brainstorm ideas, take notes, and track tasks from the convenience of your Android device.
10. Mint.com Personal Finance
As a student on a tight budget, you'll need to make sure you've got your all of your funds under control. Mint pulls in all your personal finance accounts into one place, so you can manage your money from anywhere. Track your spending, create a budget, and save more.
*See all your personal finance accounts—checking, savings, and credit cards.
*Automatically categorizes transactions.
*Charts and graphs show you at a glance where you're spending. (tablet only)
*Track your budget.
*Track your cash spending.
*View finances offline. The app stores information from your latest download. (tablet only)
*Get email or text alerts that notify you of upcoming bills, fees, low balances, unusual activity and more.
The Mint app is also passcode protected. If you lose your device, or even temporarily misplace it, simply log-on to your Mint.com account and deactivate device access from your profile page with one easy click.
11. Miss Spell's Class
Miss Spell's Class is an original word game that lets players test their spelling skills against the most commonly misspelled words on Dictionary.com. Players must quickly decide whether each of 20 words is spelled correctly or incorrectly, as speed and accuracy count to get to the top of the class!
Helps in the selection of college majors and matches candidates with colleges. MyMajors, the student assessment tool that helps in the selection of college majors and matches higher education candidates with the most appropriate colleges, is now available in a convenient mobile app. The MyMajors App allows students to instantly engage with colleges and universities, starting with the MyMajors Quiz, the scientific survey that puts students on the fast track towards selecting the right colleges to consider.
13. Realcalc Scientific Calculator
Android's #1 Scientific Calculator. A fully featured scientific calculator which looks and operates like the real thing.
14. School Helper
School Helper is an extremly useful app, which provides everything that a student needs to keep his school life organized. No matter if you want to insert your timetable for looking it up, calculating your average in a subject or just write down a little note to a topic, with School Helper it's easy as never before.
15. Ski Safari
Need a break from all the school work?! We thought we would throw one game recommmendation in here just for fun! No learning going on in this app. Just a great game to give you a break from the stresses of school. Check it out, we think you'll love it.
Springpad is a free application that makes it quick and easy to take notes and save anything you want to remember in one place - from tasks and lists to products, places, movies, recipes and more. We automatically organize and enhance what you save with useful links and relevant offers to save you time and money. Everything you save is synchronized and accessible on your Android device and on the web.
17. Studyblue flashcards
Make flashcards and study anytime, anywhere with STUDYBLUE digital flashcards.STUDYBLUE exists to make studying efficient and effective for every student, for free. This app is made for serious studiers; flip online flashcards for fast feedback on what you know, then re-study concepts you've not yet mastered using Study Filters. Review class notes and flashcards whenever you have a minute to spare. Study over breakfast or late at night - at the library or in a coffee shop. Do what works for you, whenever and wherever you are.
TED's official Android app presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus, and music legends. Find more than 1200 TEDTalk videos and audios (with more added each week) on the official TED app — now for tablets and smartphones.
19. The Coupons App
Student's typically don't have much money to throw around so it's important to stick to a tight budget and look for bargains. The Coupons App will help you do just that. You'll find unbelievable coupon savings and shopping deals at your favorite stores, restaurants & gas stations - coupons always at your fingertips, everywhere you go!
20. READER'S CHOICE APP
Do you have any apps you recommend for Back to School time? If so, please leave a comment on http://droidlessons.com/top-20-free-back-to-school-apps-for-android/ with your recommendation.
With 500,000 plus visits monthly, the MyMajors.com website traffic continues to grow. A product of Townsend Communications Inc., Kansas City, MyMajors.com has helped more than 450,000 students from all over the United States and more than 220 countries from across the globe to determine what sort of majors are best fits for their college career in about 10 years of existence. Users can now research more than 1,800 college majors and 40,000 pages of detailed career information.
About MyMajors mobile app:
The Android and iPhone app was developed through a partnership with Townsend Communications and Moblico Solutions, Kansas City. The MyMajors application was created to help high school students find a best fit college major. The app matches higher education candidates with the most appropriate college and major to fit their needs and interests. In the past year, web site traffic has increased by more than 300 percent; 25 percent from mobile visitors, the highest percentage of mobile traffic the website has seen to date. The application is an award-winning tool for students, parents, high school counselors and college admissions counselors.
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