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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.

3 Adulting Skills College Students Should Quickly Learn

3 Adulting Skills College Students Should Quickly Learn

25 April 2018

As a new college student, you’re likely enjoying your first dose of freedom and independence away from home. For instance, college may be the first time you’ve had to do your own laundry, budget for weekly groceries and contemplate whether another bowl of ramen noodles or Lucky Charms will satisfy you for dinner (don’t worry, […]

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Making the Big Move after Graduation

Making the Big Move after Graduation

08 February 2018

So you’ve finally graduated college. Congratulations! But now what? If you’ve seen the classic film, The Graduate, then you know that your post-college days can feel aimless. Don’t let this happen to you. Whether you want to join the workforce right away, or would like to take some much deserved time off to fulfill personal […]

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What to Splurge on as You Prepare for College

What to Splurge on as You Prepare for College

06 February 2018

Heading off to college usually involves a lengthy — and expensive — shopping list. To stick to your budget, you’ll need to be smart about what you’re investing your money in. Here are a few items to keep in mind. Sturdy Backpack You’ll be lugging plenty of study materials around campus for at least four […]

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Tips and Tricks For The Budget-Savvy College Student

Tips and Tricks For The Budget-Savvy College Student

22 January 2018

You’re in! Acceptance to that college you have been dreaming of has now become a reality. Then it hits you – how are you going to afford this? Well, it’s easier than you might think! However, it does require careful planning and strategy. You cannot simply show up on the first day of school and […]

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Personal Finances 101 for College Bound Students

Personal Finances 101 for College Bound Students

27 October 2017

As you prepare yourself for college, you’re probably realizing that there is more to college than developing great study habits. For many of you, this is the first time that you will live away from home and have to manage your own money. If you’ve never had to do that before, you might not have […]

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3 Practical Transportation Options for Today’s College Student

3 Practical Transportation Options for Today’s College Student

25 October 2017

For many young people, heading off to college comes with a lot of excitement, but also some burning questions to consider. In fact, many college-bound teens may ponder the following: Where will I live? Will it be difficult to make new friends? Will I like my classes? What the heck is a quad, anyway? However, […]

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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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