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.
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.
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”
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.”
Sarah Scrafford presents 100 Awesome Cheat Sheets to Get You Through College Admissions posted at Online Best Colleges.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.