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15 Successful Apps Developed By School and College Students

Published on 30 January 18
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Writing academic papers, creating presentations, preparing for exams… the list can go on and on. But while a lot of students complain about having no free time, others manage to combine studying with a part-time job. Some even launch startups. Essay writing services like https://essaypro.com/ and mobile app developing are one of top student’s choices when it comes to business. This time we are going to tell you about 15 successful apps developed by students.

  1. Battery Go!

Jeff Lange, Michael Phelps and Cameron Banga were the students at Valparaiso when they decided to create an iPhone app during the summer break in 2009. Today, many smartphone owners install this battery saver to prolong its life. The founders now have their own development company called 9magnets.

  1. Rover

Students from Harvard and Cambridge united their two programs into one. They’ve got the app that won the Big Mobile on Campus Challenge 2009. The Rover mobile gives students an access to their department's alarms, responders, and mapping data and routing in real time.

  1. Movies

Jeffrey Grossman was a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University when he developed this successful app, which was later purchased by Flixster. Movies summarizes best DVD releases and box office hits. Its database consists of 50,000 movies. It also provides movie reviews, showtimes, theatre information, and more.

  1. Radio

Chaitanya Ramavajjala, Raed Shomali and Jen Pei Li studied at the University of Southern California when they created Radio app. It allows iPhone users to listen to 45,000 radio stations anywhere in the world! It also features SHOUTcast Radio Directory, a tool that helps to find a radio station that meets your interests.

  1. Pulse News

It was created in Stanford in 2010. The founders are Ankit Gupta and Akshay Kothari. Pulse News is considered to be one of the most successful apps of all time. In fact, it was so popular that the developers sold it to LinkedIn and dropped out of school. With this app, a user can read favorite websites, blogs, and magazines in one clear interface.

  1. HBCU Buddy

Jonecia Keels and Jazmine Miller also worked productively in 2010. This duo from Spellman College created an app and became the winners of the AT&T Big Mobile on Campus Challenge. HBCU Buddy comprises the information on historically black colleges and universities in the country.

  1. Power Planner

Andrew Bares, an Arizona sophomore student, earned a grand prize award for developing an app to help learners keep up with their course assignments. Bares calls Power Planner the "ultimate homework" app. It allows users to set up a calendar, set reminders, access homework assignments, calculate their GPAs, and more.

  1. HaveASec?

This app is a brainchild of three Stanford students: Nafis Jamal, Paul Wilson and Andrew He. They created a free-to-use app that allows collecting mobile surveys and polls even if your participants don't have an iPhone. One of the purposes of using it can be making your own poll when writing an essay. You can create a one-question or multi-question survey and send them to your friends.

  1. iHomework

Virginia tech student Paul Pilone decided to spend his Christmas vacation in 2008 working on this app. Many students are grateful for that. The tool helps them keep track of school work. The upgraded version called iHomework 2 has such new features as a Planner view and Grade Calculator. It’s a great organizer for any student.

  1. Baconit

Baconit is a reddit app developed for Windows 10 by Quinn Damerell. What started as a side project in college, it has transformed over the years into one of the most downloaded apps for Windows-based smartphones. It manages to maintain a 5-star rating after thousands of downloads.

  1. Finish

Ryan Orbuch and Michael Hansen were 16-year-old Boulder High School juniors when they released Finish and won Apple Design Award. The app is a busy student’s best friend making completing tasks a breeze. It allows creating to-do lists, set notifications and keep track of progress.

  1. Workflow

Four high schoolers (Ari Weinstein, Conrad Kramer, Veeral Patel, and Nick Frey) developed Workflow at MHacks Winter 2014. In 2015, the app received an Apple Design Award. Workflow is a productivity app that connects apps and actions together to automate things you do on your device. Users can build their own workflows thanks to a simple drag-and-drop interface.

  1. CleverMiles

The founders of this cloud-computing platform an app are Chris Mc Namara and James Mc Namara. They attended Sligo Institute of Technology when they started to work on CleverMiles in 2012. This is a smart driving app. It connects car’s onboard computer to the Internet and rates the driving for safety.

  1. Grades

Now in version 3.04, this app was designed by Jeremy Olson, a student of University of North Carolina at Charlotte. It was launched in 2010. Grades 3 features a planner, reminders, groups and class info, grades, and notes.

  1. iRead Monthly

This student is probably the youngest app developer you’ve ever heard about. Daniel Chao was in 5-th grade (10 years!) of Lois Lenski Elementary in Denver when he invented iRead Monthly. This app helps young learners to track how much time they spend reading books.

Education technology integration is going to change the future through teaching students how to code. Numerous colleges and online programs can help students (and you!) learn programming. They create apps and tools that can improve our performance in studying and everyday work. Your app may be the next big thing in the industry.

Writing academic papers, creating presentations, preparing for exams… the list can go on and on. But while a lot of students complain about having no free time, others manage to combine studying with a part-time job. Some even launch startups. Essay writing services like https://essaypro.com/ and mobile app developing are one of top student’s choices when it comes to business. This time we are going to tell you about 15 successful apps developed by students.

  1. Battery Go!

Jeff Lange, Michael Phelps and Cameron Banga were the students at Valparaiso when they decided to create an iPhone app during the summer break in 2009. Today, many smartphone owners install this battery saver to prolong its life. The founders now have their own development company called 9magnets.

  1. Rover

Students from Harvard and Cambridge united their two programs into one. They’ve got the app that won the Big Mobile on Campus Challenge 2009. The Rover mobile gives students an access to their department's alarms, responders, and mapping data and routing in real time.

  1. Movies

Jeffrey Grossman was a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University when he developed this successful app, which was later purchased by Flixster. Movies summarizes best DVD releases and box office hits. Its database consists of 50,000 movies. It also provides movie reviews, showtimes, theatre information, and more.

  1. Radio

Chaitanya Ramavajjala, Raed Shomali and Jen Pei Li studied at the University of Southern California when they created Radio app. It allows iPhone users to listen to 45,000 radio stations anywhere in the world! It also features SHOUTcast Radio Directory, a tool that helps to find a radio station that meets your interests.

  1. Pulse News

It was created in Stanford in 2010. The founders are Ankit Gupta and Akshay Kothari. Pulse News is considered to be one of the most successful apps of all time. In fact, it was so popular that the developers sold it to LinkedIn and dropped out of school. With this app, a user can read favorite websites, blogs, and magazines in one clear interface.

  1. HBCU Buddy

Jonecia Keels and Jazmine Miller also worked productively in 2010. This duo from Spellman College created an app and became the winners of the AT&T Big Mobile on Campus Challenge. HBCU Buddy comprises the information on historically black colleges and universities in the country.

  1. Power Planner

Andrew Bares, an Arizona sophomore student, earned a grand prize award for developing an app to help learners keep up with their course assignments. Bares calls Power Planner the "ultimate homework" app. It allows users to set up a calendar, set reminders, access homework assignments, calculate their GPAs, and more.

  1. HaveASec?

This app is a brainchild of three Stanford students: Nafis Jamal, Paul Wilson and Andrew He. They created a free-to-use app that allows collecting mobile surveys and polls even if your participants don't have an iPhone. One of the purposes of using it can be making your own poll when writing an essay. You can create a one-question or multi-question survey and send them to your friends.

  1. iHomework

Virginia tech student Paul Pilone decided to spend his Christmas vacation in 2008 working on this app. Many students are grateful for that. The tool helps them keep track of school work. The upgraded version called iHomework 2 has such new features as a Planner view and Grade Calculator. It’s a great organizer for any student.

  1. Baconit

Baconit is a reddit app developed for Windows 10 by Quinn Damerell. What started as a side project in college, it has transformed over the years into one of the most downloaded apps for Windows-based smartphones. It manages to maintain a 5-star rating after thousands of downloads.

  1. Finish

Ryan Orbuch and Michael Hansen were 16-year-old Boulder High School juniors when they released Finish and won Apple Design Award. The app is a busy student’s best friend making completing tasks a breeze. It allows creating to-do lists, set notifications and keep track of progress.

  1. Workflow

Four high schoolers (Ari Weinstein, Conrad Kramer, Veeral Patel, and Nick Frey) developed Workflow at MHacks Winter 2014. In 2015, the app received an Apple Design Award. Workflow is a productivity app that connects apps and actions together to automate things you do on your device. Users can build their own workflows thanks to a simple drag-and-drop interface.

  1. CleverMiles

The founders of this cloud-computing platform an app are Chris Mc Namara and James Mc Namara. They attended Sligo Institute of Technology when they started to work on CleverMiles in 2012. This is a smart driving app. It connects car’s onboard computer to the Internet and rates the driving for safety.

  1. Grades

Now in version 3.04, this app was designed by Jeremy Olson, a student of University of North Carolina at Charlotte. It was launched in 2010. Grades 3 features a planner, reminders, groups and class info, grades, and notes.

  1. iRead Monthly

This student is probably the youngest app developer you’ve ever heard about. Daniel Chao was in 5-th grade (10 years!) of Lois Lenski Elementary in Denver when he invented iRead Monthly. This app helps young learners to track how much time they spend reading books.

Education technology integration is going to change the future through teaching students how to code. Numerous colleges and online programs can help students (and you!) learn programming. They create apps and tools that can improve our performance in studying and everyday work. Your app may be the next big thing in the industry.

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  1. 31 January 18
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    Inspirational post for young college grads. Thank you for sharing.

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