Five apps every international student should download now

Mobile phones are no longer limited to making calls andsending texts, with the proliferation of apps designed to streamline andsimplify everyday tasks. If you are studying in a foreign country, having astable of solid apps is even more important.

There are thousands to choose from, so it was pretty toughto narrow down. However, we’ve identified five apps worth downloading, just toget you started.


Evernote is a lifesaverfor every student. It has multiple functions perfect for studying, from takingdown notes and recording voice memos to travel planning and even syncing withother devices. Better yet, it’s free and compatible with iOS, Android andWindows.


Almost every song ever stored in a single application?That’s what Spotify brings to thetable, allowing the user to create playlists and download songs at will on iOS,Android and Windows. The monthly fee ($11.99) can sting the wallet but it’swell worth.


Struggle to maintain a budget? Unsure of how to pay yourbills on time? Enter Mint, a free appdesigned to help people manage their finances with as little fuss as possible.Available on iOS and Android, you can even use Mint to check your credit score.


Compatible with iOS and Android, StudyBlue lets users create customisedflashcards – perfect for exam preparation. The app doesn’t cost a cent and canbe used in conjunction with Evernote – win-win!


Keeping fit is a priority for many students and Runtastic is the solution for both iOSand Android devices. Casual exercisers can grab the free version to measuretime and distance covered, while Runtastic Pro comes at an extra cost with someadded features.

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