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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.

Top College Majors With The Greatest ROI

Top College Majors With The Greatest ROI

29 October 2018

College is a very exciting period in your life, but it’s also one of the most expensive. With the cost of tuition in the U.S. higher than it’s ever been, choosing the right major has never been more important. Not only will your major dictate what you’ll be doing with the next 4 (or more) […]

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6 Ways to Alleviate Stress for College Students

6 Ways to Alleviate Stress for College Students

18 September 2018

It’s a cycle familiar to many college students: you’re stressed, so you buy something to help you deal, and you end up just feeling more stressed because you spent the money. Stress spending isn’t unique to college students, but due to the inordinate number of stressors inherent in college life, co-eds are especially susceptible. Beyond […]

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How to Protect Your Financial Security When You’re a College Student

How to Protect Your Financial Security When You’re a College Student

11 June 2018

When you’re in college, everyone wants to offer you a credit card. Over two-thirds of Americans aged 18 to 24 have credit cards, according to the latest FICO statistics. Credit card ownership rises as students get older, with 43 percent of students aged 18 to 20 having cards, which rises to 63 percent for students […]

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Does Refinancing Your Education Loans Make Sense?

Does Refinancing Your Education Loans Make Sense?

06 June 2018

Each year millions of students graduate from college optimistic about their futures while at the same time facing the reality of heavy student loan debt. According to data from Experian, student loan borrowers carry an average of 3.7 loans totaling more than $34,000 in debt. Many want to find ways to ease that pressure. Fortunately […]

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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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