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Welcome to the 8th Edition of the Carnival of College and Finance! Once again, we had some great submissions, and some not-so-great, mortgage-refinancing spam-laden submissions. However, after sorting through the garbage, here’s the best posts submitted to the 8th Carnival of College and Finance!
Jeanine Little presents Saving for College | Enlightened Family posted at Enlightened Family, saying, “It’s never too late to start saving for college.”
hall monitor presents Recession hits high school seniors’ choices posted at DetentionSlip.org, saying, “What happens when you can’t afford your top choices…?”
Ozone presents Random Thoughts – WSOP Edition posted at Online Poker Strategy, saying, “Random insights into the World Series of Poker.”
JJ presents Practicing Frugality with Finesse posted at Investing and your Future, saying, “Frugality is the blending together of quality without wastefulness to make the most delicious combination of consumption.”
Billeater presents FAFSA Grants and Loans for College posted at Billeater.
Finance Tips 101 presents He Said She Said Finances posted at Finance Tips 101.
Silicon Valley Blogger presents 529 College Savings Plan Rewards, Referral Bonus To Save For College posted at The Digerati Life.
The Smarter Wallet presents How To Manage Debt: Credit Management Tips For College Students posted at The Smarter Wallet.
Junior presents How To Evaluate Car Buying Deals posted at Car Commentary, saying, “When it comes to buying a car, everyone wants to get the most value they can for their money.”
Sarah Scrafford presents 50 Ways to Use Twitter in the College Classroom posted at Online Colleges.
pankaj gupta presents Browse the entire Masters in Nursing Scholarships program posted at Top College Courses – Online College and University.
Joe Dale presents Accelerated College Degrees Online posted at Online Accelerated Degree Colleges, saying, “Dozens of top accredited colleges are now offering accelerated online degrees to help you earn a college degree at an accelerated pace.”
SwissTgallery presents Getting Started With Twitter posted at How Has the Recession Affected Search Marketing?, saying, “Social networking has been one of the largest trends to appear on the stage the last several years. It has given rise to sites such as FaceBook and MySpace, and now much attention has turned to Twitter, the newest icon of the digital age. Since Twitter came on the scene in 2006, it has grown to be the third most trafficked social networking site with an estimated 55 million monthly visits.”
Lisa Newton presents Soon To Be Empty Nester! posted at Savings With Sadie, saying, “I am a soon to be empty nester. See how I am handling and give advice.”
Loans and Savings
Jeff Rose presents 10 Questions About College Savings Plans posted at Jeff Rose.
Matthew Paulson presents Should You Consolidate Your Student Loans posted at American Consumer News.
nickel presents The Best 529 Plans – 2009 Edition posted at fivecentnickel.com, saying, “Consumer Reports recently took a look at the best 529 plans. Here’s what they found.”
Alvina Lopez presents Where Can I Find Teacher Scholarships? posted at Smart Teaching.
Brian McKay presents Credit Cards: Be Smart When Using Your Credit Cards posted at MonitorBankRates.com, saying, “Credit cards are a widely used source of payment for purchases these days. When credit cards are used properly, the convenience of having one or more can outweigh the risks associated with them. The consequences of misusing credit cards can be devastating to your financial well being.”
Khan Ben presents Dealing With Financial Aid Debt posted at Higher Education and Career Blog, saying, “Believe it or not, you may never have to pay back your loans.”
Jeannie Anderson presents Leadership Future: Are Students Entitled to Good Grades? posted at The Writer in Me – Teaching, Writing, Living.
That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of the Carnival of College and Finance using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.
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June 27 2009 | Carnival | 5 Comments »
Welcome to the Seventh Edition of the Carnival of College and Finance. As always, we had plenty of good submissions, and plenty of spammy, trashy submissions that had to be filtered out. Try as we might to inform people that college students aren’t really concerned about mortgages, people still submit countless articles centered around them. In any case, hopefully you enjoy these posts.
Hall Monitor presents DetentionSlip.org: UC San Diego Sends Acceptance E-mail to Wrong List posted at DetentionSlip.org, saying, “To be filed in the “Oops” column.” Unfortunately, we don’t have an “Oops” category, but this story is amusing enough to make it into the “humor” section.
OnlineCollege presents The Master List of Free Online College Courses posted at Universities and Colleges.
GrrlScientist presents Seattle Visit: University of Washington’s GreenHouse, Part Two posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, “This is part two of my photo-essay about the University of Washington’s Biology Department greenhouse, where I discovered two species of captive-bred poison dart frogs! Lots of pictures for you to enjoy.”If you’re into plants and such, then this is definitely a great post for you.
Jeannie Anderson presents Pre-Med at TV Commercial University posted at The Writer in Me – Teaching, Writing, Living.
NtJS presents College Kids and Credit Cards posted at not the jet set, saying, “Did you fall prey? Did they get you already? Was the lure of the 2-liter of Coke / Frisbee / T-shirt / hat too much? Did you sign up for a credit card on campus?”
Kevin Fleming presents Best Student Credit Cards posted at CreditShout, saying, “Student credit cards, if used responsibly can be a good way to start building credit. Many student credit cards have high fees and rates, so it’s important to find the right card.”
freefrombroke presents 12 Things Every Teenager Needs To Know About Money (And How To Teach Them) posted at Free From Broke, saying, “There’s more free money than you may realize for college!”
Silicon Valley Blogger presents College Advantage: Ohio 529 Savings Plan Offers $25 Cash Bonus posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “Saving for college”
nickel presents What is a 529 Plan? posted at fivecentnickel.com, saying, “An overview of college savings plans.”
The Smarter Wallet presents Student Loan Programs To Pay For My College Tuition Costs posted at The Smarter Wallet.
Finance Tips 101 presents How To Get An Athletic Scholarship posted at Finance Tips 101. An interesting post, but I could probably answer this question: be really sweet at a sport; and you’ll get an athletic scholarship.
Skyler Reep presents Take Control of Your Continuing Education posted at Skyler Reep’s Blog, saying, “Will self-paced continuing education take the place of accredited degree programs? …What do employers value: knowledge and expertise or transcripts and a suffix?”
Sarah Scrafford presents 100 Free Courses & Tutorials for Aspiring iPhone App Developers posted at Best Universities.
Tom Tessin presents High Paying Degree Jobs posted at FCC Student Blog, saying, “Need some ideas on what some of the highest paying fields are right now? Here are a few that should get you on the right path.”
Leyda Hernandez presents How to Job Search in a Recession posted at Making Moves in College!.
Nancy Miller presents 100 Resources to Help You Read Better and Faster posted at Online University Reviews.
Olivia presents Three Time Management Tools for College Students posted at IndependentBeginnings.com.
Margaret Garcia presents Top 50 Engineering Professor Blogs posted at Top Online Engineering Degree.
Ted presents College Advice: 100+ Tips for Survival posted at CampusGrotto.
Sarah Scrafford presents 100 Awesome Cheat Sheets to Get You Through College Admissions posted at Online Best Colleges.com.
Sarah Scrafford presents 50 Best iPhone Apps for MBA Students posted at Management Courses.com.
That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of The Carnival of College and Finance using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.
May 04 2009 | Carnival | No Comments »
Welcome to the September 5, 2008 edition of The Carnival of College and Finance. It’s been quite the hiatus for this carnival, and it’s nice to be back to posting. We have an epic Carnival here for you, with some really great posts. Enjoy!
James presents SAT Test Taking Tips posted at SAT Exam Prep.
Mark Montgomery presents AP, IB, and Dual Enrollment (or PSEO): An Analysis posted at Great College Advice, saying, “High school students and their parents are faced with an alphabet soup of college prep options. This article makes recommendations based on your educational objectives.”
NoelFrance presents Can Playing High School Sports Be a Possible Assist into College? posted at CollegeFinder Blog.
LSG presents Back, back to school again. posted at So I Married an Atheist, saying, “An English grad student reflects on the “types” of students she sees in her classes.”
Dorian Wales presents Common sense advice for credit card use posted at Personal Financier, saying, “Common sense is always warented. Credit card use is no different.”
Raymond presents The Best Reward Credit Cards For College And Graduate Students To Learn Credit Responsibility posted at Money Blue Book.
Matthew Paulson presents Don’t Get a Job in College to Pay For School, Start Your Own Business! posted at American Entrepreneurship.
Super Saver presents Maximizing The Tax Benefit Of Our College 529 Plans posted at My Wealth Builder.
Madison presents 10 College Money Myths posted at My Dollar Plan.
Tony H presents Free Money! The Great Financial Aid Myth posted at The Scholarpreneur, saying, “Tony talks about the sad state of financial aid in this country. Taking out a loan isn’t your only option.”
Nina Smith presents Looming Student Loans: How to Get a Debt Free College Education posted at Queercents, saying, “There’s been an explosion in private student loans over the last decade. It’s a broken system when families and students need to resort to these options — some of these loans have interest rates as high as 19-20 percent. Here are some ideas to get a college degree debt-free.”
Steve Faber presents - Types of Student Loans – How to Compare Student Loans posted at DebtBlog.
Jacob presents DCF analysis of student loans posted at Early Retirement Extreme.
Sheila Danzig presents Foreign Degrees: How They Add Up posted at Degree Talk Blog.
richas solis presents The Cause and Effect Essay Project posted at Customessays.co.uk Blog: guide on how to write essays, courseworks, dissertations, assignments. Essay help, Dissertation Assistance, GCSE Coursework, saying, “You can write your essays if you know how to study. Make some real effort.”
GrrlScientist presents The War on Higher Education: Faculty on Food Stamps posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, “It’s a sad world when your students earn many times more than their professors do, but that’s the fact these days. Watch this disturbing video and then decide whether this country values higher education.”
ChristianPF presents How to get textbooks for free posted at Money in the Bible | Christian Personal Finance Blog, saying, “This was a trick I discovered late in college, that I wish I would have known about earlier, it could have saved me thousands over my college years. It shouldn’t take more than a hour and could save you hundreds each semester.”
Azelma Petit presents 20 Free Open Courseware Links to Help You Grow Your Business posted at Biz.Edu, saying, “Growing a business can be tough, these 20 links to free open courseware should make it easier by helping you to obtain the knowledge needed to have an edge over the competition.”
Tip Diva presents Top Ten Tips – Buying And Selling College Textbooks posted at Tip Diva.
Patrick A. Sizemore presents 18 Ways to Balance Work With Class posted at College Information for Smart Students.
Josh Petrie presents Scientific Ninja posted at Scientific Ninja, saying, “An article on the pros and cons of “game development” oriented colleges.”
GradGirl presents The Secret to Getting Your Money’s Worth in Grad School posted at This Writer’s Wallet.
That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of
Carnival of College and Finance using our carnival submission form.
September 05 2008 | Carnival | No Comments »