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Best Time Management Apps for College Students

January 11, 2018

Is your attention span growing shorter by the minute, particularly when doing homework, studying for exams or working on papers? We have compiled a list of the best time management apps to keep you on track for success!

myHomework Student Planner

Manage your school life online! Download myHomework Student Planner, an app that provides you a calendar in which you can track your upcoming assignments, exams, projects and other events.

A homework widget is included to help you sync your classwork. If you’re the type who wants/needs reminders of due dates, this is one of the best apps you can download. Never be caught off guard again!


Visual learners rejoice! 2Do, obviously targeted as a virtual to-do list app, lets you categorize tasks by priority and subject, and to keep related tasks and projects together under color-coded lists. You can also create notifications for upcoming due dates. Need a little nudge? 2Do will nag you until your work is done.


Evernote is more than one of the best notetaking apps out there. While this software is known for its bookmarking, composing and clipping features, it’s also a wonderful way to manage your growing to-do list.

Sync personal checklists and notes across devices, so you can seamlessly work on a task on one device and later switch to another, never having to worry about losing anything.

Evernote is available on multiple platforms, usable in web browser and mobile apps and best of all, it’s free! Use the Work Chat feature to share notes and collaborate with your classmates, as well as planning events and setting reminders.


Are you having trouble gathering the motivation to start your essays? Have you hit a wall in the middle of your term paper? Is the revision and proofing process too much for you?

Try downloading Pomodairo, which helps you break up your work into intervals of 25 minutes, allowing you to take a brief five-minute “brain break” between sessions.

This break is said to be the ideal length for avoiding a burnout. Pomodairo features a complete statistics system to track your productivity at the end of the day: check completed tasks, see how many interruptions you had to go through, etc.


Are you having trouble ignoring your Facebook notifications? Do you scroll through your Twitter feed out of habit? Is Instagram making it difficult for you to focus on completing your assignment that is due tomorrow?

To avoid such distractions, download SelfControl, an application that blocks certain websites that keep you from studying, and it does so for a set amount of time.

Pro Tip: Set SelfControl up to keep you off these sites during all of your scheduled courses. You’ll thank us later.