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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 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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Semester Sequester: 3 Tips To Stretch Your Dollars

Semester Sequester: 3 Tips To Stretch Your Dollars

07 January 2015

Nearly 80 percent of college students are employed part-time, working at least 19 hours per week, according to a 2013 survey conducted by Seventeen magazine and Citigroup. And it looks like most parents are no longer giving their kids a free ride to college; only 22 percent footed the entire bill that year. Workers age […]

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This Holiday Season, Plan Beyond the Shopping and Festivities – Plan for the Future

This Holiday Season, Plan Beyond the Shopping and Festivities – Plan for the Future

19 December 2014

The holiday season is filled with joy, celebration and lots of planning—planning the perfect gifts, planning where to get the best shopping deals, or planning a delicious holiday menu. Yet there is one plan that isn’t always top of mind come December: planning for college. With the cost of college doubling every nine years[i] and […]

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4 Winter Wardrobe Essentials For College Students

4 Winter Wardrobe Essentials For College Students

09 December 2014

The weather is getting colder and those shorts and T-shirts are not keeping you warm anymore. That means it’s time to start thinking about a winter wardrobe that will look great and go easy on the budget. Fortunately, many winter clothes can play double or even triple duty. Or, in other words, they can be […]

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Avoid The Winter Blues – Affordable Entertainment for Students

Avoid The Winter Blues – Affordable Entertainment for Students

04 December 2014

Most college students don’t have much extra spending money on hand these days after paying for tuition, books, meals and room and board. Entities such as cable television and trips to concerts or the movies are luxuries. However, thanks to today’s technology, many higher education learners can have a great time with some affordable entertainment […]

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4 Scholarships for the Online Academic Achiever

4 Scholarships for the Online Academic Achiever

24 November 2014

Going to college online is a great option for a lot of students. Unfortunately, the financial aspect of going to an online college is very similar to an in-person university. Before graduating, the student will have spent thousands of dollars on his or her education. Many people cannot afford this kind of expense, so an […]

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Technology Money-Saving Tips for Students

Technology Money-Saving Tips for Students

30 October 2014

You’re in college and it’s a great position to be in – the world respects you as an adult, but cuts you some slack when it comes to things adults are responsible for, because hey, you’re still learning right? One of the biggest changes you’re probably experiencing in your young, wild and free years is […]

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4 Ways to Save When Driving Home for the Holidays

4 Ways to Save When Driving Home for the Holidays

28 October 2014

Driving back home during the holiday months is something every out-of-state student has to deal with at one point or another. In fact, the United States Department of Transportation reports 91 percent of long-distance holiday travel is done by car. Of course, road trips aren’t exactly cheap and when you’re a struggling student it may […]

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