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Apps to help you move, budget, sleep, work out, feel safe, more
Red Cross First Aid
Keep your first aid skills up to date with videos, quizzes, animations and more. Step-by-step instructions guide you through various scenarios, and preloaded content means you don't need an internet connection to access it. The app is fully integrated with 911, so you can call EMS at any time. Free for iOS
Circle of 6
Choose 6 people you trust and add them to your circle. If you need a ride, a well-timed phone call to get you out of an uncomfortable situation, or just some advice, those people are just a touch away. Also connects you to hotlines for emergencies. Fast, easy to use, private. Free for iOS
Teach yourself Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, or English in a fun, free, gamefied way. Compete with friends and earn rewards as you learn the language. Translate real-world texts for practical application. Free for iOS
Mint allows you to track, budget and manage your money all in one place, so you can see where you’re spending and where you can save. When you create an account and securely connect your banking info, Mint categorizes and organizes your spending into simple charts and graphs. Free for iOS
, and Windows
Place your phone beside you when you go to sleep, and SleepCycle will analyze your movement during the night and learn how to help you sleep better. Let Sleepcycle wake you up during a light sleep phase and put your alarm clock away forever! $ for iOS.
(free) for Android.
Alternatively, if you ARE an alarm clock kind of person, this is the Cadillac. Alarmy gets you out of bed by forcing you to take a location-based picture to stop the sound. It's been called "The World's Most Annoying Alarm App," and that may be true--but it's definitely effective. $ for iOS
and free for Android.
Stop, drop, and work out--whenever you have the time. Choose the body part to focus on and the amount of time you have and Sworkit will create a custom training circuit for you that requires no equipment. Great for getting the heart-rate up during study breaks. Free for iOS
Browse events on the BU campus, and create an account to sync them with your timetable. Also access campus services, groups and clubs, and student deals for local businesses. Free for iOS