Top 25 iPhone Apps for Master's & Graduate Study Students

Top 25 iPhone Apps for Master's & Graduate Study Students

Need a way to keep track of your schedule? There's an app for that! Are you hoping there's free Wi-Fi somewhere in the area so you can do the final editing on your paper while you enjoy a cup of coffee? There's an app for that, too! Is your group project due in two days and you need to make a Power Point presentation stat? Well, there's an app for that as well!

The Apple iPhone store offers over 200,000 applications and even categorizes them by subject. Apps for students is a great resource if you don't find the app that's right for you in this compilation. Read on to learn about the 25 must-have iPhone apps to make your life as a masters degree student organized.

  1. iTalk Recorder. This infinitely useful app earns its number one spot because it allows you to record, well, just about anything. From an important lecture, to a brilliant thesis idea that comes to you on the fly, this application is a must-have for master's students. It even comes in handy if you took loose notes during a lecture and read them aloud to fill in the holes before you forget important topics.
  2. Writing Pad. Have an important thought or question you want to ask at your next lecture, but don't have a pen handy? Use this application to scratch a note to yourself and save it for later.
  3. Social Networking. Don't miss a beat while you're engrossed in text books for hours. This application lets you use your social network or networks of choice, including Twitter and Face Book right from your iPhone.
  4. Fring. Synchronize any last minute thoughts with your work group when you instant message a group of peers simultaneously.
  5. Wiki Companion. Gain direct access to the leading online source for just about everything. Full access to Wikipedia is granted with this great app.
  6. iHistory. Do your fact-checking right from your iPhone. This application is a great source of information regarding questions about major historical events, art, wars, inventions and great cities.
  7. i-Clckr PowerPoint. Create PowerPoint presentations on the fly without your laptop! This genius app boasts high resolution presentations with slides that advance flawlessly.
  8. Word Processing. This application is great for those master's students that have email forwarded right to an iPhone. You can open and view documents in a variety of word processing formats including Word, PDF, Excel and Corel.
  9. Punch in Numbers. A fully functioning calculator app for your phone makes this a great tool for number crunching in an instant.
  10. WunderRadio. Some students just can't study without a little background music. Get access to over 6,300 radio stations globally and you never have to study in silence again.
  11. Articles. Access a searchable database of articles, videos and other iPhone apps that suit your interests and subject concentration. Up-to-date information instantly at your fingertips.
  12. iProcrastinate. Manage your homework assignments with this free app. Get organized when you categorize each of your tasks by subject or class.
  13. iFlpr. Synch your iPhone and Mac to review your flashcards anywhere you go. This application also provides access to a searchable database of over 16 million flash card sources.
  14. Wi-Fi Finder. A free application that seeks out portals where you can connect to the internet for free. If you are in search of new surroundings to study the same old material, this is the app for you.
  15. iStudiez Pro. Never miss a class or an assignment again. This app has a host of useful features like an alarm that rings when it's time to go to class, even if you're working on another app at the same time. You can keep track of your assignments and manage your class schedules easily with this app.
  16. New Oxford American Dictionary. If you've got questions about spelling or word usage in a particular context, then this app is for you. With over 250,000 definitions complete with 60,000 audio pronunciations, this application is a great reference tool for any master's student.
  17. National Geographic World Atlas. View high resolution map images. These images rival the quality of printed wall mounted atlases.
  18. The Chambers Thesaurus. Add a little language interest to your next paper when you get access to over 40,000 indexed words and 400,000 synonyms and antonyms.
  19. Shakespeare. Working towards your master's in English? This app is an essential for you because you get access to the complete works of Shakespeare for free.
  20. Newspapers. Access thousands of local newspapers to stay in touch with hometown news or to compile data on local areas. Add global newspapers with an upgrade to this app.
  21. iChalky. Is your brain fried from all that studying? Watch mindlessly as this whimsical stick figure reacts to gravity and acceleration changes. This stick figure even gets jiggy with it when he dances to music played on your iPhone.
  22. Molecules. A graphical representation sure to mystify you. You can download and view proteins in 3D with this amazing application. Great for science concentrations.
  23. Awesome Facts. Get the facts with this iPhone app. Receive trivial and random facts on your iPhone to increase your general knowledge.
  24. IQ-Test. This application is a must-have for anyone who has felt dumber from sitting through an endless lecture. Check to make sure your intelligence is still in working order with this app for $0.99.
  25. Rate My Professor. Check out the reviews on a professor before signing up for the class. Alternatively, provide your two cents on a professor that you loved or would never learn from again! This application is the leading source of professor ratings based on first-hand feedback from students.