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Top Five Student Apps

Apps are one of the most effective ways to help you save money and organize your work – so delete Candy Crush and forget all the money you wasted trying to get to the next level. These apps have been chosen because they are some of the best and, even better, they happen to be free.

Wunderlist

Wunderlist

Plan for work, plan for fun, plan for anything. Using just one streamlined app you can make to-do lists in an attractive way that will actually make you want to complete them. Nothing is more satisfying then ticking something off and watching as it disappears. You can also collaborate on lists with others, from asking a housemate to grab some milk on the way home to orchestrating a group project effectively.

Elevate

Elevate

Tested and approved here at Smart-Pig.com, this is a daily brain training app that really makes procrastinating a useful hobby. You wake up in the morning and stare into your coffee hoping you’ll feel a bit more lively before a lecture – this is the best way to do it! Playing a game that gets your mind going really sets you up for the start of the day and allows you to learn more, as well as helping you feel more awake.

Unidays

Unidays

Tired of losing your NUS card on a night out? One of the best all-in-one free apps for students, simply register and pick which university you go to and you’ll have access to some of the best discounts and vouchers around. You can shop ASOS, Waterstones and Urban Outfitters all with great discounts, and that’s just for starters.

Dropbox

Dropbox

Arriving at a lecture, you realise you’ve forgotten your laptop for your presentation. No problem. All you need is your login, and you can access all your work from cloud storage. As well as this you can chose to share files with friends and family – it’s great for those days where you have a group project but don’t want to go outside.

Whatsapp

Whatsapp

Gracing the iTunes chart and most top ten lists for a very long time is WhatsApp. It allows you to message and send photos for free – very useful for saving money when you’re close to going over your phone contract. It gives the added bonus of group messaging – perfect for direct contact if you’re a member of a society and you need to quickly organise a social.

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