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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.

New Laws Help To Protect Students From Identity Theft

New Laws Help To Protect Students From Identity Theft

02 March 2015

Did you know that college students are five times more likely to be a victim of identity theft than just about anyone else? In fact, an FTC study showed that people in their twenties log the most identity theft complaints. It’s not that thieves are targeting students; think of campus identity theft as a crime […]

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Second U.S. School to Offer Athletic Scholarships to Gamers

Second U.S. School to Offer Athletic Scholarships to Gamers

01 March 2015

While purists are still trying to accept Robert Morris University’s decision to offer scholarships to video gamers, another school has decided to do exactly the same thing. Expect another round of dismay and criticism from old-school sports fans as the University of Pikeville in Kentucky, a small liberal arts school in the eastern section of […]

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New Taxes and Fees Would Pay for Free Community College

New Taxes and Fees Would Pay for Free Community College

20 February 2015

When President Barack Obama first proposed his plan for two years of free community college for qualifying students, wiser Americans waited to pass judgment until the next part of the plan was announced. Why? Because they know nothing is really free. And so it is with the $60 billion community college plan. The White House […]

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Spring Break: Are You Ready?

Spring Break: Are You Ready?

19 February 2015

Spring break is just around the corner. This is your chance to get away from school without going home. Go somewhere fun! StudentUniverse.com offers several suggestions. Whether you’re packing up your buddy’s car for a road trip or are saving up some money for a plane ticket, spring break can cost you if you don’t […]

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10 Education Loan Hacks that ALL Students Should Know

10 Education Loan Hacks that ALL Students Should Know

12 February 2015

For the majority of students, borrowing for education is the norm. In order to fund not only their degree program but also the ancillary expenses that go hand in hand with attending school for a minimum of four years, it can be a challenge to keep up with costs simply based on income earned or […]

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Valentine’s Day in College: Save Here and Spend There

Valentine’s Day in College: Save Here and Spend There

09 February 2015

A poll conducted last month by Prosper Insights and Analytics found that, of the 6,375 consumers surveyed, 91 percent will do something special for their significant other this Valentine’s Day and, due to the holiday’s high price tag, 35.2 percent plan to shop at discount stores for gifts. These results shine light on the trend […]

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The Dollars and Sense of Library Science Degrees

The Dollars and Sense of Library Science Degrees

29 January 2015

If you are like most college students, you spend every waking moment at the library when you are not in class (just kidding… but I imagine your professors are hopeful that you see the inside of a library at least once during your educational career!). A library doesn’t run itself and it is amazing how […]

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4 Sensible Ways to Save Money on Technology in 2015

4 Sensible Ways to Save Money on Technology in 2015

19 January 2015

As a college student, you are probably well-aware of how expensive it is to go to school. Between paying for tuition, books, rent, gas for your car and necessities like late night pizzas, you probably have more month left than money most of the time. While you might be tempted to get a second job […]

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