Prepare to Be Schooled With These Essential iPad Apps for Education

While your days of summer fun are over, going off to college doesn't mean you can't have fun anymore. With the right iPad apps, learning can be a lot easier and faster -- so you'll have time to play.

Gone are the days of lugging around books or pulling all-nighters in the library. Now, all you need is one sleek and portable device and you have practically everything you need to study where ever you want. Download our list of the most essential iPad apps and prepared to be schooled. 

Dictionary and thesaurus. Having a dictionary with you is very useful especially when you need to look up the meaning of a word. The dictionary application for the iPad can help you improve your vocabulary significantly. It even has a "word for the day" feature to add a new word to your vocabulary everyday.
Todo is an application that can help you keep a close track on all your homework for the day. No more having to check all your notebooks one by one just to see if you have homework for that particular subject, as Todo will keep track of everything for you. This is perhaps one of the most useful iPad apps for going back to school.

Are you a virtual learner? If you learn better with pictures, then Cooloris is definitely an application that you should download. You can search practically any topic that your teacher is talking about and view large pictures of it to make it easier for you to understand.

Looking for iPad apps to help you study? If so, then you should get the application Mental Case Flashcards. For a lot of people, studying for a test is so much easier with the use of flashcards. With this app, you can download pre-made flashcards online about any subject to make studying a whole lot easier and fun.
If you need to read a classic novel for your literature class but you don't want to have to go to a bookstore to buy it, then you can use Stanza. This application has a database of over 50,000 books. Instead of having to carry too many books, all you need is your iPad and Stanza, and you can start reading what you are asked to.
Wikipanion is an application that gives you fast and easy access to Wikipedia. If you want to read a summarized account of a certain topic, then you can use this application to do so. Just be sure to check for sources to ensure its legitimacy.

Whatever your learning needs are, there is sure to be an iPad application for it.