Top-5 Revision Apps Every Student Needs

Top-5 Revision Apps Every Student Needs

Published by on 2017-09-29 14:54:06

Do you ever feel like all the knowledge youve tried to cram into your head evaporates the moment you sit down to take the test? If this happens to you all the time, you should reconsider the way you revise before tests and exams. Rereading and highlighting doesnt work that well for you, does it? So today you are in for a treat! We have compiled a list of mobile apps that can make the world of difference before your next test.

Exam Countdown

If you try to remember all the due dates for your papers, as well as exam dates, you are bound to forget something. Post-it notes and day planners are great, but using a smartphone to track time is much more convenient. Exam Countdown will hold all the information about your test and exam dates, submission deadlines for essays and reports, etc. Add labels and color-code entries to easily navigate different types of assignments and subjects. This handy app is available for both Android and iOS lovers.

Khan Academy

Now you can continue your lessons at Khan Academy anywhere you go. The app provides access to 10,000 video tutorials and 4 times as much practice problems with detailed instructions and step-by-step clues. Your progress synchronizes with your web app account, so you can pick up where you left off. You can download the app for iOS and Android devices and keep revising when you are away from your desktop.


Create, share and edit flashcard sets for any subjects. Join thousands of students around the world who use this app to enhance their revision. You can either utilize pre-made flashcards or create your own. Premium subscription will let you upload custom images and audio files to flashcards, but even the free version provides numerous ways to make the most out of your revision. Cool features include 18 languages text-to-speech support and offline access to any content you download. There is a mobile app available for both Android and iOS.


Students across the UK and the USA love this app for free tutorials on the most problematic subjects, like Maths, Physics, History, etc. You can view the tutorial and take the quiz to check your knowledge retention on the topic. There are over 40K multiple-choice questions for you to use in your exam prep efforts. Quiz results provide insights and detailed explanations for correct answers. Even if you are never outside of the Wi-Fi range, offline access is a useful feature. Most of the content is absolutely free, but you might want to spring for premium. Download the app from Google Play or App Store.


This is a mobile version of a cross-platform app that promotes collaborative and visual learning. There are millions of learning resources created by other students available, and you can create your own flashcards, mind maps, quizzes, notes, and slides. All the content can be shared. There are Study Groups on numerous subjects to help you connect with learners studying the same topics. Study materials are available online and offline. They are synchronized across the mobile and web apps. Premium subscription option is designed for those who wish to get rid of ads and make their content private. The app is available on Google Play and App Store.

Are you ready to give up your highlighters and start revising for real? Go to Google Play or Apple App Store and browse these applications. Install and try them out. You will never want to go back to your old-school ways again.