There are so many websites and apps floating around on the internet, it can be difficult for the new college goers to pick out the useful ones. Whether you’re a college freshman just getting your start or have been in the game a bit longer, these five websites can make college life a little less hectic.
So we have picked some for college studs:
It matches college students with scholarships and financial aid offers. You simply create a profile and answer survey questions, and FastWeb will find scholarships that you’re most likely to qualify for based on your answers. With a database of more than 1.5 million scholarships, this is the first place soon to be college students should start. It also offers career advice and college searches.
# Rate My Professors
Want to make sure that you have the right professors for your class? This app will help you with that. Rate My Professors was built by college students and made for college students. You can at present surf through 14 million user ratings for 1.3 million professors and 7,000 schools. They even feature top lists at the end of every school year listing the highest rated professors, and top schools in the U.S.
This is a totally free budgeting website/app that will help you make sense of your financial situation. When you sign up with this app, you’ll simply have to link up your banking and credit card accounts and Mint will pull your statements, organize them into budget categories, and show you where all of your money is going. This is a super simple way to make sure you’re staying on budget.
Its a well-known fact that college textbooks are costly. In most cases, it makes a lot more sense to buy used textbooks and then sells them to try and recoup some of your money. This is where BookByte comes in. BookByte is an online platform that allows you to rent and buy used textbooks and also sell the books you’re finished with.
# Paper Rater
Paper Rater is a college student’s stupor website. As the name implies, it will actually grade your essays for you! For free you can submit up to 15 pages of writing for critique. Within seconds, the website will use algorithms to quantitatively determine the quality of your paper based on grammar, spelling, language used, sentence structure, readability, and the number of clichés used.