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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.

4 Impending Job Shortages to Take Advantage of

4 Impending Job Shortages to Take Advantage of

22 April 2014

While the job market continues to rebound, there are still some fields that are slow to recover. However, there are actually areas where employers are struggling to find qualified workers. It’s not just one industry either, there are areas in several different industries that are experiencing a lack of qualified workers. The following fields have […]

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Small Business Scholarships and Financing an Entrepreneurial Education

Small Business Scholarships and Financing an Entrepreneurial Education

16 April 2014

America runs on small businesses and the entrepreneurial spirit, in fact according to the Small Business Administration, small businesses account for 64 percent of the private sector jobs.  Small businesses also represent one of the fastest growing employment opportunities for future graduates.  However, large portions of future and present college students have visions of massive […]

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The Millennial Backlash – Challenges of a New Generation

The Millennial Backlash – Challenges of a New Generation

11 April 2014

The Millennial Generation, or Generation Y, typically refers to those who were born between the years of 1980 and the early 2000s. Following Generation X—a generation that’s considered highly educated, productive, and job and family-oriented—millennials are often compared to their parents as being spoiled, lazy, and entitled. However, the negative connotations that are often associated […]

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Eeks! Poor Choices With Student Loan Funds Can Damage Your Wallet

Eeks! Poor Choices With Student Loan Funds Can Damage Your Wallet

09 April 2014

Approximately 60 percent (12 million) of the nearly 20 million students attending a four-year college or university in the United States on an annual basis take out student loans to cover their costs. 37 million borrowers who currently are, or were, students have an outstanding loan balance, with federal and private student loan debt looming […]

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Finding The Right Laptop On A College Budget

Finding The Right Laptop On A College Budget

31 March 2014

Attending college today can be an expensive endeavor. Between college tuition, room and board, books, supplies, transport, etc., it can be quite difficult keeping up with the cost of higher education. You don’t need to add laptop expenses to the equation. You may have little say in the rising cost of tuition, books and fees, […]

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Understanding Policies That Affect Your Student Budget

Understanding Policies That Affect Your Student Budget

30 March 2014

The high expenses that come with college education can get both students and their parents overwhelmed. Fortunately, financial aid can be obtained in the form of loans, grants and scholarships to cover tuition, board, books, transportation and other living expenses either partially or in full. Still, there are policies that affect your ability to access […]

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The Psychology Of Student Debt Management

The Psychology Of Student Debt Management

29 March 2014

Everyone knows that college tuition is on the rise and that the students who are in college today are some of the most heavily indebted of all students. The excitement of getting into a university is often tempered by the knowledge that an extreme amount of debt is coming. The student loans do not have […]

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6 Dorm-Warming Gifts For You & Your New Roomie

6 Dorm-Warming Gifts For You & Your New Roomie

28 March 2014

A random dorm roommate can turn into your best friend forever or aggravating nemesis. Your fate can be a roll of the dice, yet an optimistic attitude and good start can help tilt the scale from living together, towards roommates of the year. As you move into the dorm, give your roommate a dorm-warming gift […]

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