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Some Useful Apps That Can Ease Your Life as an International Student in the U.S.

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Last Updated: Jan 18, 2016

As an international student in the U.S. there are many things you may not be familiar with. It may be a bit awkward to keep on asking anyone you bump into about directions or how things are done in the U.S.

But you need not worry, here are apps that can help go about you business in the U.S. without bothering anyone:

Google Maps


This is like your tour guide taking you to places you want and at the right time. The cheapest way to use it is to save the maps of the places you want to visit then use them offline. That way, it will not each much of your mobile data.

Google Translate


Google translate will help you in translation from one language to another. If you are international student in the U.S. it will always come in handy.

Apart from the normal language translation, it can also translate individual character or an expression drawn with a finger.



Very few people in the U.S. carry cash nowadays, so if you are hanging out with your friends and may be you want to refund them some cash they spent on you, this app will be of great help.

You just click the New Payment button, select the name of the person you want to pay, write a small description, then send the cash.



International students may not be familiar with units of measurements in the U.S. This app will help you convert the units of weight, temperature, currency, length, etc to the ones you are familiar with.



This is a communication app that allows one to make voice calls and send messages to other users for free!



DataMan helps in managing your cellphone plan limits by tracking how much data you have used each month. It is an iOS-only app.



Spotify works more like iTunes; the main difference is that you don’t have to purchase every song you want to listen to.

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