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What are the best apps for college students?

I'm moving out and living in a flat for college in a few months. What are the best apps for students from recipes to shopping to living in general.
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    GitHub Projects

    GitHub takes on Trello with new project management tools

    Vamshi Vangapally
    Vamshi VangapallyCo-founder, CPO @ BearTax · Written
    This equips a students to bootstrap their development project from scratch till production with all the tools necessary
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    Arun
    ArunHappiness Engineer, Automattic · Written
    Totally recommend the Github Student package too. I find it very helpful.
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    Christopher Leach
    Christopher LeachProgrammer and Student · Written
    I'm a student and this got me into computer science. Gave me tools I could not afford otherwise.
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    Grammarly

    Clear, effective, mistake-free writing.

    Paraj Mathur
    Paraj MathurCandela Partners, ShopFlash · Written
    Invaluable when writing anything from essays to emails to professional resumes
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    Jonathan Mathews
    Jonathan MathewsGraphic Designer / Photo Editor (m/f/x) · Written
    Same.
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    Setapp beta

    Your shortcut to prime apps on Mac, an App Store alternative

    Pavlo Pedenko
    Pavlo PedenkoProduct Manager @ Wise · Written
    Pavlo Pedenko made this product
    Disclaimer: I work as a PM in Setapp so my opinion might be biased. Setapp is a single subscription for 83 amazing Mac apps with a total value of $2500+ (and it keeps growing). Student receives an access to Findings (which is an amazing app to conduct research and experiments with utmost precision), Ulysses (one of the best writing apps so far), Studies (helps to keep all your notes for every subject in one place), Xmind (fancy mind mapping tool) and a loooot more. Free trial is available.
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    Amazon Prime Student
    Dustin Knopoff
    Dustin KnopoffStudent, CS/Design · Written
    Great discount. Has everything.
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    Arun
    ArunHappiness Engineer, Automattic · Written
    Amazon Prime discount in the US is great. I wish this was available in India too.
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    Feathrd
    Amrith
    AmrithHooman to Sando · Written
    Not exactly an app, but a really supportive and super-friendly community of student makers from around the world backed by developers and entrepreneurs who help us out when needed. If you're into making products, check it out :) P.S: I'm the guy behind this community 🙈 ✌️
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    Todoist

    Organize your life. Then go enjoy it.

    Hugo Fauquenoi
    Hugo Fauquenoiproduct at doist · Written
    Awesome to get organized day in, day out, and stay on top of the many shared projects with other students
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    Enrolled students & education professionals are eligible for a 50% discount on Todoist. You can apply through todoist.com/education
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    Problem Generator
    Great for all sorts of things!
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    Splitwise 5.0

    Split expenses with friends

    Tejas Kinger
    Tejas KingerPMM @ Plum | Prev. @ Freshworks Hiver · Written
    As students, one would most often face difficulties when it comes to splitting bills and getting paid back. Splitwise is possibly the best way to solve that.
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    Arun
    ArunHappiness Engineer, Automattic · Written
    Easily split bills with friends on the go. Available as a web app too.
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    Niftio

    Complete presentation platform for professionals

    Roxana Eftene
    Roxana EfteneMarketing & Business Analysis · Written
    Roxana Eftene made this product
    Perfect for college assignments that require a slide presentation. Also free for edu.
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    Venmo Card

    A real debit card. For the real world.

    Jeff
    JeffBehind the flap @Oat Foundry · Written
    Always helps to have your bank account handy. Venmo helps avoid those awkward moments when you and a new friend have to split the cost of pizza.
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    Joshua Dance
    Joshua DanceEngineer, Product, athlete, indie hacker · Written
    Venmo became one of the most useful apps in college. People never have cash, Venmo saves the day.
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    Medium 2.0

    A new look, app, and features to move thinking forward

    David Adamu
    David Adamudesigner of the future 🦄✨ · Written
    As a student, you may want to breakdown lectures into simpler, snackable content while you study. Bear helps you do that.
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    Wunderlist

    A smart to-do app, now with folders, quick add and more

    John Ababseh
    John AbabsehEpiphany Enthusiast · Written
    As a student we are constantly forgetting things, set a reminder in Wunderlist to ensure our responsibilities are taken care of and check box done the reminder once completed.
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    Abhilash L R
    Abhilash L RFrontend Stuff · Written
    This is probably the easiest and user friendly TODO app I have ever used. Must have one!
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    iStudiez Pro
    Dustin Knopoff
    Dustin KnopoffStudent, CS/Design · Written
    You need this...Track assignments, GPA over a semester, schedule, etc. and etc.
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    simply the best app for my college schedule, manage projects and hw assignments. Theres mac app, win app, android app and iphone app. I love it
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    Susan Fellenz
    Susan FellenzPrint Estimator/CSR · Written
    Love this class tracking app, keeps you organized and tracks your grades.
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    Alcamy

    Free, open self-learning platform. Learn & teach anything.

    Udara Jay
    Udara JayFounder @ Clew · Written
    Udara Jay made this product
    Students use Alcamy to organize research and quickly grasp new topics of knowledge.
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    Qwiki

    Find and Read Articles on Wikipedia from your Mac menu bar!

    Christopher Hannah
    Christopher HannahSwift Developer / Writer · Written
    Christopher Hannah made this product
    Although I developed this app, it was for my own use at university. And it served me well when I wanted to quickly get a bit of information, or do some initial research before I went deeper into a topic.
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    Tinder Smart Profiles

    Use your job and education to snag a date

    Joshua Dance
    Joshua DanceEngineer, Product, athlete, indie hacker · Written
    Dating is fun. Tinder gets you more dates.
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    Photomath

    Solve Math equations by using your mobile in real time

    Great product!
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    Book Like A Boss

    Simple platform to sell your services & book appointments

    Nachum Kligman
    Nachum KligmanCo-Founder BookLikeABoss.com · Written
    Nachum Kligman made this product
    In 10 minutes Students can create a social booking page where they can offer services such as Tutoring, Painting Homes, Landscaping or any of hundreds of other services they want to do to make some extra cash. Disclaimer, I am a co-founder :)
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    PDF Expert 2

    Fast, robust and beautiful PDF editor

    Pavel Sakhatskiy made this product
    Since, most of the academic materials are PDFs, a powerful PDF editor is a must have app for any student. And PDF Expert is the best one.
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    Susan Fellenz
    Susan FellenzPrint Estimator/CSR · Written
    PDF expert is the best app for note taking for any and all students.
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    Tastemade
    Easy to use and has plenty of novice dishes that look pro
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