Five Best Mobile Apps for Graduate Students

Posted: March 24, 2021 | Author: Sayre Davis | Read Time: 4 minutes

Best mobile apps for graduate studentsGraduate school takes dedication and time and most students welcome anything to make it easier. Mobile phones, computers, and tablets give us the ability to work effectively and quickly, allowing students to get more done in less time.

As we discuss what apps are useful for graduate students, there are things that you should consider:

  • Look at your schedule and consider how many classes you have on a given day and what type of classes are spanned over the week. Doing this will help you figure out what apps will help you stay focused.
  • Figuring out your workload can allow you to focus on what tasks are most important to do.
  • Focusing on your degree will give you the ability to know what to consider most important.

Asana is an app that allows students to focus and become more organized with every assignment and class. It will give you the ability to visualize how your work maps out. According to Asana, people who use this app claim to have a 45% increase in efficiency. This can be useful for the average graduate student. Efficiency can be one of the biggest advantages a student can have with hard work stacking up in front of them. Asana also gives you the ability to connect your goals to your work, which can allow you to scale your goals.

Asana can be a very useful app for each student. After considering what we talked about such as your class load, workload, and your degree you can assess if Asana would be useful for you.


Slack is another app that can help graduate students find some ease in the difficulty of school. It offers a social networking style of communication that gives familiarity to the app. Slack’s aim in life is to cut email in schools as well as the workplace. You can create different groups which allow you to communicate with others. It is faster than email and more focused than chat which would allow you to focus on the work. Using Slack will set an undertone of casualness and friendship when communicating with other students and the ability to communicate in an easy and convenient way.

When asking yourself if this app can help your workload, class load, and your degree the answer is most likely yes. Give this app a try and you will not be disappointed.


Evernote claims to be the best note-taking app out there. First, it can allow you to take notes in text, drawings, photographs, audio, or saved web content. This is a huge advantage to students because you can take notes in the way that is most convenient to you. Second, it can allow you to create notes and transfer them to any of your online programs and apps. Third, it can work anywhere. All your notes are kept in the online cloud which allows you to use them from any device and anywhere. Fourth, Evernote has a search function that can help you find what you are looking for and in a matter that could be useful in a fast-paced environment.


Forest is an app that doesn't keep you organized, doesn’t make you work more, or find your work. This Google Chrome extension is a bit of a game that helps you grow a tree as you stay focused. It works by adding a block list of websites that make you waste time. After creating a list you can start growing your tree. Every thirty minutes you focus on websites that don't waste time. Your tree will grow. This can help you understand how long you have been working and how productive you have been.


The basic necessity of graduate school is the ability to be organized. The top priority is keeping your classes in line and your assignments in order. iStudiez can help you with the difficulty of these tasks. You start by entering in what days and times your classes are and creating a calendar interface. After your schedule is built you can then add assignments, due dates, and grades. The most helpful feature built into this app is the ability to calculate your GPA.

Using this app can help you do things at graduate school that couldn't be accomplished otherwise.

In conclusion, using these five mobile apps can benefit your schooling and life in ways that you couldn't imagine. 

Produced by SUU Graduate Studies 
SUU's Graduate School draws from a prestigious heritage and allows students to pursue a quality education. The master's degree programs offer students the chance to further their professional and educational careers on campus or online.

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