Yikes, that summer flew by. It must mean your first semester of college is here! Welcome Freshman. I have some apps to help you survive your first semester at college get ready to save money, sleep more, and actually wake up for that 8 am Mid-term.
This beauty is a necessity to make sure you keep track of classes, parties, celebrations, and of course football games. Believe me, you’ll want this app when you realize you double-scheduled your best friends birthday lunch with your 12:00 Exam. Don’t leave your friend in the cold, download Google Calendar.
The holy grail of to-do lists. This little guy packs a punch by helping you remember all of those pesky deadlines as well as syncs with Google Calendar to keep you on top of everything. Take our your syllabus the first week of class and put everything into Todoist. A+ for Organization
Do you hear that? It’s the sound of actually being paid back by your friends that never seem to have their wallet on them. Or if you are reading this and that’s you, watch out. This app allows you to send and receive money to anyone instantly and securely. From paying rent to buying groceries, Venmo is here to save your wallet.
Flipboard is a mainstay on my phone as it gives me great news and stories that I actually care about in a fun flip-able format. Take it for a spin, if you are a journalism lover you can even create your own board magazine to share your favorite pieces.
These apps aren’t full-proof and your first semester will throw some curveballs at you but if you have these on your phone you can definitely rock freshman year. Let me know if I’m missing one of your favorites by sending me an Email or shouting at me on Twitter.