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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.

2014-2015 CheapScholar Presentations: Year In Review

2014-2015 CheapScholar Presentations: Year In Review

01 July 2015

It has been a very busy and exciting year for CheapScholar.org. For those that don’t know, CheapScholar.org was “born” in January of 2010 as I took my passion for educating families and students about the financial aspect of the college experience to an entirely different level – the web. Since that time, CheapScholar has reached […]

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How Gaming Can Change the College Experience

How Gaming Can Change the College Experience

22 June 2015

You may have heard someone talk about the power of play, but chances are you didn’t associate that phrase with higher ed. New research is showing that when people treat life more like a game – and incorporate games into their daily lives, too – they can accomplish more for less. For the college student, […]

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Helping Your College Bound Student Choose A Credit Card? Check Out These Tips!

Helping Your College Bound Student Choose A Credit Card? Check Out These Tips!

15 June 2015

Getting a credit card is a right of passage for college students. It’s a symbol of newfound freedom and responsibility. In order to prevent your child from racking up a high bill that he cannot afford, have a candid discussion about all of the ins and outs of that little piece of plastic. Over 84 […]

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How to Enjoy Your Summer Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

How to Enjoy Your Summer Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

03 June 2015

You’re a student and working diligently toward your educational goals. Often times, it can feel as though your head is always in the books. When time off finally rolls around, you’re ready for a study detox treatment. If, like most students, you are living on a tight budget, don’t worry when vacation time rolls around […]

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Money Matters: Transition from College Life to the Real World

Money Matters: Transition from College Life to the Real World

27 May 2015

Graduating college is an important milestone in a person’s life. But once the celebration is over, you’re faced with real-world responsibilities. If you haven’t already been paying all your own bills, figuring out your personal finances is top priority. Whether you are considering graduate school or working full time, the decisions you make about money […]

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Graduates – 5 Tips on How to Write an Effective Resume

Graduates – 5 Tips on How to Write an Effective Resume

26 May 2015

We all want that job. It’s great if you get to the interview stage for one job opportunity, but do you find that you’re not getting there as often as you should be? Perhaps it’s your resume that’s holding you back. You have the experience, yes, but are you conveying this effectively? Research indicates that […]

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4 Tips For Living on a College Budget

4 Tips For Living on a College Budget

15 May 2015

Being a student will be one of the most rewarding things you’ll do in your life, but it will also be one of the most challenging, especially financially. Unless you have someone paying for your studies and living expenses, you’re going to need to be very mindful with your money. Here are some classic budgeting […]

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Cloud-Based Software Solutions That Won’t Cost You a Dime

Cloud-Based Software Solutions That Won’t Cost You a Dime

08 May 2015

As a college student, the last thing you need is another expense. Between rent, food, books, your phone bill and Friday night pizza and soda, your budget is already strained to its breaking point. Fortunately, when it comes to software, these cloud-based programs won’t cost you a dime. Consider these three: Google Docs Rather than […]

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