Being a student leader comes with a lot of responsibility. Not only do you have to keep up with your own academic schedule, but you have to juggle all of the different clubs and organizations you lead. Let's face it, it can be extremely overwhelming! Instead of stepping back from your responsibilities (which will probably never happen – leaders gotta lead, right?) or letting things slip through the cracks, take advantage of the wonderful world of technology and let some of these awesome apps help make your life easier.
Planning group trips is fun and all, but having to arrange transportation definitely isn't. Luckily, Skedaddle exists! You can either start a route entirely for your group or easily join an existing route. Routes can be private or public, and if you start a route you can ride for free! You can also use the code "HERCAMPUS10" for a discount off your first ride. Traveling just go so much easier.
All that planning behind meetings, events or fundraising is a lot of work, do don't do it alone. Opt for using an app like Gettie to make any little task more efficient, whether it's planning social gatherings or collecting money for a fundraiser! It'll even allow others in the area to view your event and decide if they want to attend.
Keeping track of money is a headache waiting to happen, so turn to an app like Square to help keep things organized. Send or receive money instantly through the app, then deposit it directly into your bank account when you're ready. Finances have never been easier to handle!
As a student leader, you're bound to have notes from countless meetings that you need to keep track of. Instead of having to carry a stack of papers or notebooks around, start using Evernote– the app will store all of your notes all in one place, making you the organizing queen!
Staying connected with your team is a breeze with the GroupMe app. Instead of trying to send individual texts to your team, make a group on this app and save yourself some time. The best part is that GroupMe works on all software, meaning you'll never have to face the struggle of asking, "Does everyone have iMessage?" again.
Being a leader requires a lot of responsibility and commitment, which can be difficult to manage as a college student. Start using these apps to help you be the best leader you can!