If you are only thinking or already pursuing your MBA degree, you probably know how much time and efforts it takes. You always have a limit of free time and multitask every day. At any time you can need an immediate access to the Internet or to jot down some idea or news.
iPad is a very useful in these cases device that usually is within reach of yours hand (if you have already bought it, of course:)). But definitely iPad is not only a convenient web-browser and notebook, but a resource for endless amount of useful and interesting applications that can support your MBA studies from different perspectives.
This, of course is owing to the increasing popularity of this device. And, as this continues to happen even more applications will be developed to make getting that MBA a much easier degree to accomplish.
We selected 10 applications for MBA students . You can rely upon to get you through college as well as a professional business life.
1. Priority Matrix
Priority Matrix is about helping you overcome information overload. When you have many responsibilities, it can be very challenging to know where to spend your time and effort. It helps you focus on your priorities through the "4-quadrant method", a natural way to categorize your tasks and ideas.
Instapaper is a widely-acclaimed application that will assist MBA students in downloading business documents or long articles so these can be read later on. Now such downloads are then available and can be read even without internet connection. Also, it is possible to save Instapaper downloaded documents via the internet as well as through e-mail attachments.
This very innovative spreadsheet application has been designed from the very onset for iPad, iPhone as well as iPod touch. Although learning how to use it might be difficult at first, but once you are able to overcome this, you will find this spreadsheet program a good one to use.
As an MBA student you can’t go wrong with dropbox. It is a free application service that allows you to store as well as access your files from anywhere using any computer, iPad or even iPhone. The way it works is that you can upload school documents that you have to be stored on the dropbox site thereby acting as a safe haven for your documents.
Evernote is an application that you can use on the iPad and on the iPhone, Blackberry and Android devices as well. It can be used by an MBA student to collect information and store same in organized notes. Now images, web screenshots, videos and even spoken information can be captured with evernote as it arranges all information for easy access afterwards.
6. Fortune magazine
Every MBA student with access to this magazine online will be able to download great mobile features such as current or recent stock quotes, charts and much more.
7. Money magazine
The money magazine is also another good resource for any MBA student especially one that looks forward to getting into personal finance advisory or something similar later on in the future.
8. HBR Today
The HBR Today is another online business publication. This resource will avail students access to content from HBR (Harvard Business Review) journalists, which includes business blogs, articles, audio and videos.
9. Accounting & Finance
Although this application is ideally designed for students preparing for CPA exams. It is nonetheless useful for MBA students who want to understand accounting better. Regarding this the application’s chapters plus tests on financial health and cash flow should come in handy.
Managing your to-do list, while in school for that MBA degree can be much easier with Todo. It can even be used to help you keep tabs on your school work, assignments and what have you. Now apart from being available on iPad, this task manager is also available on the Mac, iPhone as well as on the iPod touch.
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