A little ToDo before reading: go to Twitter, and search for #backtoschool. You’ll find so many tweets sent from students in these weeks.
Now, talking from a student to all students: school isn’t so easy, but it’s fun in many cases. So I decided to choose from different apps, which ones you should get before starting the new year. So, let’s start off with the first one.
Even before the others, you need something that organizes your schedule. Here you can plan your classes, track assignments and even manage your personal caendar and see events in a simple daily or week view. Not to mention a useful feature, which calculates your overral GPA based on poins, letters and %, to always know what you’re doing. Unfortunately, the price of the Mac app, seems a bit too high.
After you planned everything you need, it’s time to think about taking class notes. A nice App would be CourseNotes, that lets you organize all your class notes between classes, and for each one to manage an assignment. Plus there is a companion app for the iPad to take what you need on the go. Anyway, a free (and not so bad) alternative might be the Notes app in every Mac or iPad or Evernote.