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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.

Why Building Credit in College is Crucial

Why Building Credit in College is Crucial

03 May 2016

If you are planning to head off to college, then last thing on your mind right now is your credit score. While you may have tucked your thoughts about credit into the back of your mind, it is time that you bring those thoughts back into focus because it is important to build your credit […]

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The Secret to Post College Success

The Secret to Post College Success

28 April 2016

In a report by Accenture, 49 percent of 2013 and 2014 graduates consider themselves underemployed, while 52 percent reported being employed full-time. Meanwhile, a poll by Gallup shows only 11 percent of business leaders agree that college students are prepared to enter the workforce. While the news may sound bleak, it’s actually an incentive for […]

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5 Top Tech Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Could Afford

5 Top Tech Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Could Afford

28 March 2016

Americans spend the equivalent of 17 percent of their monthly rent or mortgage payment on technology, according to the American Institute of CPAs. That figure goes up for people who download songs, apps and other products. If your budget is tanking every time a new gadget comes out, you’re not alone. But it could be […]

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5 Ways To Make Extra Money In College

5 Ways To Make Extra Money In College

07 March 2016

College costs were lower, once upon a time, and so working part time in the summer plus a small loan or two would get you through to graduation day. Now with college costs soaring and jobs scarcer, getting a diploma without getting into massive amounts of debt takes a whole lot of hustling. Even if […]

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SWISSGEAR Backpack Scholarship and Giveaway!

SWISSGEAR Backpack Scholarship and Giveaway!

03 March 2016

About The Scholarship! For a number of years the good people at SwissGear.com have been equipping college students for success with their abundance of travel gear and backpacks. So, it seems only natural that they would establish the Ultimate Backpack Scholarship program to support students through the financial aspect of their college experience. SwissGear is […]

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5 Great Ways Students Can Have an Active Social Life on a Budget

5 Great Ways Students Can Have an Active Social Life on a Budget

18 February 2016

As a college student, chances are good that you have champagne taste and a beer budget. In other words, you want and deserve to do fun things during your spare time, but you’re not exactly rolling in dough to afford the nice dinners out, endless shopping sprees or even popcorn and tickets at the movies. […]

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Car

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Car

27 January 2016

Getting the most out of your college experience means participating in internships, volunteering, attending events in the community and part-time jobs. Most of these activities require access to transportation. But while college is an amazing time for gaining invaluable life experience, it can be a not so great time for financial stability. So how do […]

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Meal Ideas and Money Saving Tips for College Students on a Budget 

Meal Ideas and Money Saving Tips for College Students on a Budget 

05 January 2016

Even if you don’t have much money to spend on your groceries while you’re in college, fear not. You can still cook tasty and nutritious meals by following these tips and tricks for eating well on a budget: Cut Down on Your Shopping Time The more time you spend at the grocery store, the more […]

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