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CheapScholar.org for Students

CheapScholar.org for Students

We know the challenges and hurdles that can be presented as a student moves forward in their educational career. Our hope is that through the use of CheapScholar.org we are able to provide you with the tools and information required to help you achieve your educational goals.

CheapScholar.org for Parents

CheapScholar.org for Parents

We understand the budgetary challenges that you face when trying to provide the best educational experience possible for your children. Our hope is that through the use of CheapScholar.org we are able to take the guesswork out of the financial aspect of this journey and arm you with the information and tools required to help your student achieve their educational goals.

CheapScholar.org for College Administrators

CheapScholar.org for College Administrators

As a college administrator, you are committed and dedicated to helping others gain access to a quality educational experience. We are devoted to making your experience with CheapScholar.org as valuable as possible in hopes that you visit us frequently and contribute on topics that you feel impassioned about.

CheapScholar.org for Guidance Counselors

CheapScholar.org for Guidance Counselors

You often serve as the “front-line” for fielding questions from students that are contemplating a post-secondary educational experience and the associated costs. At CheapScholar.org, we hope to serve as a support tool for not only you but your families and students as well.

Millennials Show Alarming Gap Between Financial Confidence and Knowledge

Millennials Show Alarming Gap Between Financial Confidence and Knowledge

16 February 2017

Millennials are overconfident and under-prepared when it comes to managing their money, according to new research funded by the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) and conducted by George Washington University. They consider themselves far more knowledgeable financially than they actually are. “Millennials are known for having unrelenting belief in their own abilities. This generation […]

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Top 9 Money-Saving Dorm Room Essentials

Top 9 Money-Saving Dorm Room Essentials

09 February 2017

Four blank walls, small closets, communal bathrooms and a stranger sleeping in an identical bed three feet from you. Yep, your first dorm room can feel more like prison than an awesome college experience. That’s why it’s essential to transform your dorm room into a nurturing and organized living space where your mind can thrive. […]

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A College Student’s Guide to an Affordable, Meaningful Christmas

A College Student’s Guide to an Affordable, Meaningful Christmas

07 December 2016

The Christmas season has unfortunately become synonymous with consumerism for many families and individuals. Instead of enjoying the many opportunities to create memorable experiences during the holidays, stress about gift giving can creep in and overshadow all the joy. And if you’re a college student on an already tight budget, this can be especially draining. […]

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Essentials for Commuting Students

Essentials for Commuting Students

30 October 2016

Not every student moves into the dorms when they go away to college. Boarding in a dorm costs about an average of $10,389 a year so it’s no surprise that many college students choose to stay at home and commute to school. Although commuting to school has an advantage when it comes to saving money, […]

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Tips For Protecting Your Identity While In College

Tips For Protecting Your Identity While In College

14 October 2016

Young adults head off to college hoping they’ll learn enough in the classroom to get their degree, and enough about life to make their way in the world once they graduate. But firsthand knowledge of identity theft is one lesson they don’t want to learn. College students have little credit history, and often lax protection […]

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4 Ways to Create a College-friendly Budget

4 Ways to Create a College-friendly Budget

10 October 2016

Being a college student can be financially stressful, to put it lightly. Not only are you likely already in debt, but it seems like you never have enough money for your day to day life. One of the reasons it can seem that way is because keeping track of your spending and where your money […]

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5 Ways to Earn Extra Money While Earning Your Degree

5 Ways to Earn Extra Money While Earning Your Degree

14 September 2016

You can see the light at the end of the tunnel that is your college career. You have everything you need to finish: your class schedule, motivation and sweet spring break plans. You have everything except enough cash to get you through the school year. For many students, holding a traditional full- or part-time job […]

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A Student’s Guide to Adulting: 4 Tips to Save Cash During Your Move

A Student’s Guide to Adulting: 4 Tips to Save Cash During Your Move

25 August 2016

Whether you are a recent college grad starting out on your own or a student transferring to a larger school, moving to a big city can be overwhelming. Not only do you have to cope with the stress of leaving all that is familiar behind, but you also have to deal with the arduous and […]

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