5 Productivity Applications You Need To Try

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With midterms right around the corner, it is essential that all college students manage productivity and stress levels. There’s nothing like a good study session in the library, right?

Nowadays, the power of technology can help students stay productive when studying. To block out potential distractions, there is a wide variety of applications to use online for iPhones, Samsungs and even Androids! 

VALLEY has put together a guide of our favorite productivity applications to help students succeed—see which one fits you best!

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OmniFocus is quite popular in the productivity application market. With OmniFocus, you can manage tasks, set up day-to-day calendars and categorize to-do lists. The only downfall to this app is the yearly subscription fee of $99.99.

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Forest is known to be one of the more exciting productivity applications. Similar to a video game, Forest uses a tree to demonstrate productivity time. 

To begin, users care for a ‘seed’ and continue working until their tree ‘dies,’ which indicates a break. This application is $1.99 a month and is available for both IOS and Android users.

3. Freedom

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Considered another productivity application, Freedom is used to block distracting websites and other applications. You can choose specific applications to block, as well as managing time schedules for blocked and available websites. This application is $29.99 per year.

4. Evernote

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Evernote is primarily known to be a notes organization app, but can also be used for productivity and time management. With Evernote’s search feature, you are able to find important notes, photos, documents and more— all with one click! This application is free for IOS and Android users.

Toggl Track
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Another free application, Toggl Track is the perfect time management application for college students. With Toggl, you can track time spent on homework, exam preparation and projects.

What productivity application do YOU plan on using this semester? Tweet us, @VALLEYmag, with your thoughts!


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