The Best Apps to Have on Your Phone

1.     Ibotta (FREE)(photo courtesy of

Ibotta is an awesome app for saving money on things you already purchase, like groceries, Amazon, and Uber rides! All you have to do is take pictures of your receipts and send them in through the app. You can then transfer the rebates directly to Venmo or PayPal! I’ve already made over $40 through the app and you automatically get $10 just for joining and redeeming your first rebate through this link:


2.     Parking Panda (Free)(photo courtesy of

Parking Panda is an awesome app for finding parking in busy cities! You can get a whole day in downtown DC for less than $15! Check it out and plan your next day-trip!

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3.     Cartwheel (Free)

The Cartwheel app is great for saving money instantly at Target; all you have to do is scan the items with your phone while you put them into your cart and then coupons will show up for the products! Then you just scan the barcode on the app at checkout and all of the coupons will apply to your order!

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4.     My Water (Free)(photo courtesy of

An awesome app for tracking your water consumption throughout the day. Helpful reminders will help you keep on track throughout the day!

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5.     Glassdoor (Free)(photo courtesy of

Whether you’re looking for an internship, job, or just curious about a company, you can use glassdoor to read company reviews, interview questions, and more! The app is free and really helpful in the recruiting process.

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6.     Handshake (Free)(photo courtesy of

The Handshake app is an awesome on-the-go app for keeping on top of your job and internship applications this fall! Just sign in with your UVA computing ID and you can browse the current job postings whenever you have a little down time!

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7.     Google Keep (Free)(photo courtesy of

Google Keep is an awesome way to keep track of all of your to-do’s in one place! Plus, it’s really satisfying to cross the lists off as you get things done! Go you!

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8.     Buddhify ($4.99)(photo courtesy of

Buddhify is an awesome app for mental health. It has so many different meditations to listen to during all kinds of activities. The “Going to sleep” meditations are particularly helpful for a racing mind!

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