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  • Writer's pictureDr. V.S. Gayathri

Helpful Time Management Apps For Students!

Time management is very important for students for various reasons. Time management apps can help students better organize college routines, remind them of their exams, and manage multiple assignments. They can also get better at time management to plan other activities like outdoor play, hobbies, etc.

The good old physical calendar is the best thing to start with, especially for smaller kids. However, in this era of digitization, there are several time management apps that elder students can make use of for effectively managing their time for various activities. There are several time trackers, scheduling apps, and digital calendars that can teach kids essential organization and time-management skills.

Here are some great apps for smaller as well as elder kids that are helpful for them (and parents too).

BFT - Bear Focus Timer

A simple timer that breaks tasks into chunks, and doesn't distract. Good for kids of around 5 to 6 years.


Puppies help kids master tasks, and visualize time passing. This is also good for small kids due to its look and feel.

myHomework Student Planner

This is an awesome app to keep track of homework and project deadlines and is suitable for students of all levels, from high school to university. It offers a calendar for tracking events, deadlines of assignments, projects, and exams. It has a homework widget to synchronize all tasks and receive reminders about deadlines. This will help them submit papers on time. This app is perfect for those students who like to party and tend to forget about deadlines. This app is free, but you can purchase an ad-free version. Students can use this planner to take control of a project and outline the steps needed to bring it to completion.


This gamified task tracker is a fun to-do list but easily fudged. This is perfect for kids above 12 years who can make use of the features and will love the user interface.


Evernote is one of the most popular time management apps for students. It’s widely used by students of all ages for multiple purposes such as keeping notes, scheduling events, and collecting clips, photos, and films. Students can also create multimedia presentations with the help of this app. College students may use this app to capture all their ideas, thoughts and images, assignments, and study plans. It is particularly useful for those students who are studying in several educational institutions or study and work simultaneously.

Evernote is a great tool for organizing the education process, making personal checklists, setting reminders, and planning events. Students can also work in collaboration with other students for a group project.


Trello is a very well-known app where students can organize to-do lists and projects into visual boards. It also integrates with many other services such as Evernote and others, and has collaborative features that allow them to work with other students on a large group project if required. One can customize them independently or in cooperation with other students. Trello can be used to organize, collaborate, communicate, and coordinate projects and assignments. It is a great app for elder kids and collegegoers who might be working on school bulletin boards, lesson planning, and collaborative student research projects. Separate lists can be created and managed parallelly in a collaborative manner.


This is a simple to-do list app that lets you manage and share your tasks with your friends and colleagues. It allows you to organize your tasks inside distinct projects. Students can easily organize all the tasks associated with their coursework by creating a project for each class that they are taking. There’s also a premium version with extra features like reminders, filters, and comments. Students can keep their research organized by saving notes and links in task comments. It also syncs across multiple devices.

Google Calendar

If you use other Google tools like Gmail or Google Classroom, this can be a great planning app in the same category. It automatically adds items to the calendar that it detects in other apps, and allows you to set reminders and color-coded different tasks and events. Google created a great number of useful analytical, organizing, and time management apps for more effective planning. One can access the calendar from any web browser or on a mobile device. The Google Calendar app on Android and iOS lets easy viewing and editing of schedules and classes. It is available for free, unlike many other paid apps.


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