Time Management Apps for Students Remember The Milk vs Any.do vs myHomework ... and 9 more

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Are you a student looking to effectively manage your time better? Well with many time management apps for students available to you today, why not start using your smartphone or tablet to help you out? After all, your tablet or smartphone can become one of your most valuable resources.

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Are you ready to start taking control over managing your time and become a more productive student? Let us take a look at the best time management apps for students that will help you become a more productive student.

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Method 1: Remember The Milk

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Are you an adult student that has to balance school, work, and family? The Remember The Milk is a must have app for you. This app will help you manage your time and organize what you need to do while working across multiple platforms and devices. This smart to-do app was geared and made for busy people. Now you can be productive from anywhere!

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    1. Get those to-do's out of your head and let the app remember them for you.
    2. Get reminders via text, email, I'm, Twitter and mobile notifications.
    3. Accomplish things faster by sharing your lists and giving tasks to others.
    4. Stay magically in sync across all of your devices.
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    1. Free version. Pro Version subscription service available too.
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    1. Remember The Milk can be downloaded from for Android or for iOS or for Blackberry.
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Method 2: Any.do

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Any.do to-do list & reminders is simply a MUST HAVE APP for students. This reminder and to-do app is the most popular app for Android with over 15 million people using it every day to keep their lives organized and on track. With the ability to work across multiple platforms, you can make the switch from your mobile device to your computer with ease without worrying about missing anything on your schedule.

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    1. Lightning fast sync between your phone, tablet, desktop and web.
    2. Keeps your reminders, to-do list and agenda always updated so you'll never forget a thing.
    3. Set one-time, recurring reminders or location reminders with ease and never miss another deadline.
    4. Keep your to-do list and agenda always on hand with the beautiful home screen widget.
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    1. Free version with in-app purchases.
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    1. Any.do can be downloaded from for Android or for iOS.
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Method 3: myHomework

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The myHomework app makes it easier for students of all levels to keep everything together and organized. From keeping track of due dates to organizing class schedules, it makes it a must-have app that is ideal for students that need help with their time management. You can even access your schedules and assignments online too - not just using your smartphone.

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    1. Modern design and simple to use interface make it easy for anyone to use.
    2. High-rated apps for your phone, laptop, tablet and a wonderful website makes it the most complete on the go planner experience.
    3. Student-agenda is today's students' favorite way to focused, reduce anxiety and study better and more efficiently.
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    1. Free version with in-app purchases. $4.99/year premium version available too.
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    1. myHomework can be downloaded from for Android or for iOS.
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Method 4: Focus Booster

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While this app is only available to use online on your Windows or Mac computer, Focus Booster allows users to break up their schedule in manageable chunks that match their needs while helping to handle distractions effectively. It allows one to stay focused, fresh and get more done with their days. Recording all your sessions on a timesheet, you can then view the time you spent and what you spent it on.

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    1. Empowers you to maintain focus and manage distractions based on the Pomodoro technique.
    2. Sessions are automatically recorded so that you no longer have to recall where your time went.
    3. Be productive from anywhere online as Focus Booster is available on Windows and Mac.
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    1. Free 30-day trial. $2.99 per month afterward.
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    1. Focus Booster can be downloaded from for Windows or for Mac.
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Method 5: Evernote

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Evernote is a fully functional and powerful note-taking app that is one of the most highly-rated and popular apps found on Google Play. Not only that, but Evernote is an indispensable tool when it comes to taking all manners of notes and getting your work done. Along with its extremely powerful note taking abilities, you can even create reminders for notes too, which you can set up based on location and time.

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    1. Get organized with ease: collect, capture and write ideas as searchable to-do lists, notes, notebooks, and checklists.
    2. Take notes in a variety of different formats including sketches, texts, photos, video, audio, PDFs and more.
    3. Sync anywhere and across all your devices automatically. Start working on a task/note on one device and continue/finish it off on another.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Evernote can be downloaded from for Android or for iOS.
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Method 6: BugMe! Pro

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Now you can bring all the fun and flexibility of the handy little notes right to your smartphone or tablet with BugMe! Pro. Simply pin them to a virtual cork board within the app, then set your alerts and alarms as needed. You can even use the BugMe! Widget to virtually "stick" your note on one of your device's Home screens for an extra reminder.

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    1. Make quick notes by writing in digital ink with your finger or type your note using the built-in keyboard.
    2. Set alarms and due date reminders on your notes so you never miss a deadline.
    3. Drag and drop your notes to rearrange them as you see fit on the virtual cork board and more!
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    1. Paid app. $1.99-$2.99.
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    1. BugMe! Pro can be downloaded from for Android or for iOS or for Blackberry.
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Method 7: ToodleDo

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If you want to increase your productivity and organize your life, ToodleDo is an app that you just might want to check out now. More than just a to-do list, ToodleDo provides you with a place to store your notes, habits, and outlines. And with automatic syncing, you will never have to worry about keeping everything up-to-date.

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    1. Break bad habits, develop new ones and track your progress with the Habits section.
    2. Notebook section allows you to organize and permanently store your longer free-form notes.
    3. Hotlist will let you quickly find important tasks. The smart to-do list is automatically filled with important tasks based on a mathematical formula.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. ToodleDo can be downloaded from for Android or for iOS.
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Method 8: Checklist Wrangler

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Checklist Wrangler will let you easily manage templates and auto create checklists daily, monthly, weekly, or yearly. It will show you what actions you need to take or what objects you must collect to help you remember the essential checks for your daily routines.

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    1. Quick-editing allows you to rearrange items simply just by tapping and holding them. You can also edit the item by double-tapping it.
    2. Want a hard copy? You can do that! Checklists can be printed if you are in need of a hard copy.
    3. iCloud sync ensures that all your checklists and templates can be synced between all devices that share the same iCloud account.
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    1. Checklist Wrangler can be downloaded from for iOS.
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Method 9: 2Do

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The 2Do app lets you focus on what's most important to you in your life with its extremely easy and simple-to-use interface and a comprehensive and flexible set of power features. Worried that you may use 2Do in the wrong way? You don't have to! Unlike other to-do apps, 2Do doesn't force you to adhere to a particular task management methodology.

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    1. Create simple tasks, checklists or projects with built-in sub-tasks. Those tasks can even have attachments, multiple alarms and notes added to them.
    2. Password protection allows you to set up a password to lock the whole app or individual lists.
    3. Using a single tap only to switch between editors effortlessly, you will save dozens of taps and swipes when editing your tasks.
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Method 10: Finish

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If you are one that likes to procrastinate, then Finish is the ideal to-do list app you should be using to overcome the clutches of procrastination. Finish will help you take advantage of how you naturally think by getting in your face when you need it, staying out of the way when you don't, and effortlessly keeps you focused on what matters the most to you - completing important tasks.

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    1. A gorgeous, gesture-based interface makes Finish a joy to use and as smooth as can be while using the app.
    2. A unique, fully automated, timeframes-based task management system will automatically slide up your tasks as time passes.
    3. Access all your completed tasks with one simple tap. Tapping Finish in the top bar to see what you have completed.
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Method 11: Listastic

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Keep your life a bit more in order with Listastic, the easy to use, collaborative list making app. Whether collaborating with fellow students on an upcoming project that is due or preparing for the final exam coming up, Listastic will be up to the task. The goal with Listastic is to make organization simple and is now accessible across all iOS devices.

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    1. Free Listastic Cloud account will allow you to sync your lists between devices, join other Listastic members lists, as well as share your own.
    2. Simple user interface and straightforward design make it easy and fast to get done what you need to stay organized.
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    1. Paid app. $2.99.
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Method 12: Things

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An easy to use and delightful task manager app, Things is the perfect companion for everything you want to achieve in life, offering you a great balance between ease of use and access to powerful features. With an all new version of Things as a paid update being released on May 18th, you might want to delay your purchase until then!

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    1. Today list lets you decide and pick which tasks you want to add to do today. Things will automatically show you due and scheduled items that are there once they arrive so you never miss anything important.
    2. Everything has its own place in Things, letting you keep more organized.
    3. Use Tags to assign priorities, contexts, time - whatever fits your personal workflow. Using the quick filter allows you to find tasks that are the most relevant for you at that time.
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    1. Paid app. $9.99.
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