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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.

How to Cut Expenses When Living Off Campus

How to Cut Expenses When Living Off Campus

01 September 2017

If you’re finally moving out of the dorms into your own off-campus apartment, congratulations! That’s a big life move – at times it can be challenging and perhaps even overwhelming, but it’s never anything less than completely rewarding. However, living on your own means you will be faced with many responsibilities that you haven’t yet […]

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Preparing for Unexpected College Expenses

Preparing for Unexpected College Expenses

30 August 2017

College is already stressful – workload, course load, homework and projects, club meetings and events – without adding financial troubles to the mix. However, properly preparing for unexpected college expenses can help minimize stress. There are plenty of places where students can go to get help managing money, applying for financial aid, and getting familiar […]

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Making The Move To College: Bargain Budget Must-Haves

Making The Move To College: Bargain Budget Must-Haves

14 July 2017

There is no shortage of college preparation checklists and must-haves available on the internet. But as a soon-to-be college student who is preparing for an impending move on a tight budget, it’s a different story. With that in mind, here are some of the bare essentials you’ll need to live comfortably in college: A Cozy […]

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Budgeting For Your College Study Abroad Experience

Budgeting For Your College Study Abroad Experience

06 July 2017

Most students who study abroad find it to be incredibly rewarding and fulfilling. It is an experience that you will carry with you for the rest of your life, and may impact you in untold ways. But there is one minor issue: how do you pay for it? If your parents or grandparents are footing […]

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3 Real Ways To Cut Your Expenses At College

3 Real Ways To Cut Your Expenses At College

26 June 2017

As a college student, you are likely looking for any way to cut your spending and save some cash. Plenty of people and articles will tell you to stop getting Starbucks or closely examine all of your small expenditures – because they can certainly add up! However, is that really the biggest way to make […]

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4 Affordable and Relatively Easy Ways to Improve Your Campus Rental

4 Affordable and Relatively Easy Ways to Improve Your Campus Rental

05 June 2017

After a year or two of living in the dorms, or commuting back and forth to college from your folks house, you finally have an apartment or rental home near campus. While you are excited to have your own place, you can’t help but notice that your new digs are pretty average looking. Fortunately, there […]

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College Essentials 101: Mitigate Your Student Debt

College Essentials 101: Mitigate Your Student Debt

30 May 2017

Even if you have already had to bite the bullet and take out loans to pay tuition, that doesn’t mean you have to finance your entire 4 years with debt. You can still find ways to minimize the debt or even avoid it altogether. It takes a little creativity and sacrifice. But that’s what your […]

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How to Overcome These 3 Devastating Budget-Busters

How to Overcome These 3 Devastating Budget-Busters

23 March 2017

It happens to everyone, including even the most money-conscious student. No matter how well you think you planned your budget, after a few months, your bank account has less money in it than you expected. There’s simply no avoiding an unexpected budget-busting expense at least once every few months, not to mention the smaller purchases […]

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