First Carnival of College and Finance

I figured it was high time College and Finance got some other input on college and finances. So, I’ve decided to start the Carnival of College and Finance. Over the last week, I was given many, many submissions. Here’s what I thought were the best, and most helpful for college students. Check them out.


Ted Reimers presents College Admission Application Tips posted at CampusGrotto.

Steven Silvers presents PowerPoint presentation on news story about business school requiring PowerPoint presentation from applicants. posted at Scatterbox at, saying, “University of Chicago Business School will require applicants to submit a four-slide PowerPoint presentation to be considered. Here’s my one-slide PowerPoint presentation on what this means.”

Credit Cards

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Hooked On Credit! 5 Ways The Credit Card Companies Get Our Kids To Sign Up » Money and Personal Finance Blog In Silicon Valley posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “How credit card companies are targeting kids and college students.”

Happy Schools presents What to look when applying for credit card posted at Happy Schools.

College Fun

Millionaire Mommy Next Door presents A Year’s Worth of Weekly Cheap Dates posted at Millionaire Mommy Next Door, saying, “I’ve created a list of 52 (weekly) fun and cheap dates. Perhaps I’ve come up with a few ideas you’d enjoy, too.”


Living Better presents Intro to Financial Series: My Early Credit Blunders posted at PlainAdvice, saying, “Learn from the early credit mistakes of this author! It all started in college…”

Michael Fowke presents New college for budding financial shamans posted at Money is the way, saying, “Have you heard of the Chaos College of Finance?”

edithyeung presents The Money Series – Steps to Create Passive Income posted at Edith Yeung.Com: Dream. Think. Act..

SengAun Ong presents Daily Expenses Sheet Template posted at Tipskey – Unlock Practicality, saying, “Recording down daily expenses can be a part of our finance management in college life. Such record will later surprise us with substantial figures.”

Happy Schools presents Students spending habits.. Timeline posted at Happy Schools.


Super Saver presents College Costs and Average Debt at Graduation posted at My Wealth Builder.

The Career Counselor presents The Beauty of Cover Letters posted at ask the CareerCounselor.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of 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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