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Houstonian 1997 - Student Life. 1997. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 4, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/6374/show/6137.

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(1997). Houstonian 1997 - Student Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/6374/show/6137

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Houstonian 1997 - Student Life, 1997, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed May 4, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/6374/show/6137.

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Title Houstonian 1997
Creator (Local)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date 1997
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published in 1997, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
Donor The digitization and presentation of this yearbook was made possible by a gift from Ms. Lisa Burns in honor of her service as Houstonian editor.
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  • College yearbooks
  • University of Houston
Language English
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  • Text
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Original Item Location Houstonian
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1158762~S11
Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript Credit Debt More Likely on Campus Expert Urges Responsibility in Card Use BY: Mark Smith e've all gotten the thick envelopes with pre-approved credit cards inside. Some of us have even ventured to open it, reading cynically the undisclosed criteria that we've met, and low, low rates that can be ours with a quick signature and gracious tip to the Almighty for bestowing us such divine purchasing power. Yet many more have signed the papers. From there, fast food can become a necessity, tuition bills can mount and one can charge his or her way off of campus and into a debt whose legacy lasts well into adulthood. Taking the card is relatively harmless. Its the maturity of its young owner, and his or her circumstances on campus that can make the thin piece of plastic hazardous. Studies conducted on Americans with credit debt cite a disproportionate number of college students. A pair of University of Houston students fill out credit card applicaTIONS at the University Center. Campus representatives AND PRE-APPROVED packages in the mail are common means of card DISTRIBUTION. PHOTO By: Lisa Chmiola Terri Sherman, owner of Better Credit Co., acknowledged that a high percentage of her clientele are students or recent graduates. Her company sifts through the aftermath of ravaged personal finance and rests on advice and luck to repair the damage. "A lot of the credit card companies ... are more willing to give students cards because they know at least after school it will be paid off. If students can't pay it, their parents will;' she said. This cold nature fuels Shermans belief that no student, campus dwelling or not, should rely on credit. Bank loans are a less volatile option, but hardly fool-proof. In the end, she said, an individual has to decide to buy cautiously and know the limits of their capital. "Theres no really good advice you can give college students. Just pay your bills, and if you can't do that, get a job:' Student Life