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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.

Creative Dorm Room Decorating Ideas For College

Creative Dorm Room Decorating Ideas For College

26 August 2014

Let’s face it, dorm rooms can be a very dull place. Cinder block walls, a plastic twin mattress and florescent light bulbs don’t scream cool or hip or have any of your creative flair. Consider the ideas and tips below to spruce-up this no-frills space into the room of your college dreams. Hide the Floors […]

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6 Finance Management Tips While Away At College

6 Finance Management Tips While Away At College

20 August 2014

College is a time for learning and growing as a person, for figuring out who you are on your own. Learning responsibility in your finances is also an important skill to learn during college. The spending choices and habits you make now can affect your credit for years to come. If starting out on your […]

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What to Know When Buying A Car In College

What to Know When Buying A Car In College

18 August 2014

College students need to get around just like everyone else. Unfortunately, few of them have enough money to buy new cars without sacrificing necessities like food and lodging. If you want to buy a car while in college, you’ll need to know a few things to get a good deal on a reliable vehicle. Set […]

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The Scary World of Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams

The Scary World of Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams

11 August 2014

Families that are paying for college are facing one of life’s biggest expenses. To make college affordable, students often search for scholarships to help themselves pay for school. Unfortunately, although many legitimate and generous scholarship opportunities exist, there are also scammers that prey on vulnerable students and their families. Online financial scams are getting more […]

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Good, Bad and The Ugly: College Freshman Purchases

Good, Bad and The Ugly: College Freshman Purchases

04 August 2014

Starting college is an extremely exciting time for most freshmen-to-be. In addition to planning class schedules and looking forward to meeting some new friends, many students are moving out of their home for the very first time. In order to make the transition to college life as smooth as possible, incoming freshmen should be sure […]

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What NOT to Do When You Can’t Afford College Without Parental Help

What NOT to Do When You Can’t Afford College Without Parental Help

03 August 2014

Your parents probably started pushing you to attend college when you began preschool. They insisted that you join every extracurricular activity at your school in hopes of earning scholarships. Then, when they saw how much college was going to cost you, they turned out their pockets and said, “Sorry, we can’t help you.” If your […]

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6 Steps to Achieve Financial Independence at College

6 Steps to Achieve Financial Independence at College

01 August 2014

It’s no secret that going to college these days is both intimidating and expensive. If your parents aren’t in the place to help, or the thought of student loan debt haunts your nightmares, adopting some simple pre-grad behaviors can help you gain the financial independence you want, while you earn that degree. If You Qualify, […]

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Do You Need a Criminal Justice Degree to Become a Police Officer?

Do You Need a Criminal Justice Degree to Become a Police Officer?

31 July 2014

If you want a career as a police officer, you might be wondering whether college is worth it. You can try to get an entry-level job without a degree, but you find yourself getting passed over for promotions later if you don’t complete your education now. Earning your criminal justice degree gives you a lifelong […]

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