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ERIC Number: EJ793911
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1938-5978
Pushing Plastic
Humphrey, John H.
New England Journal of Higher Education, v22 n1 p21 Sum 2007
As they send their teenagers off to college, parents will counsel them on the dangers of accepting credit card offers and the risks inherent in credit card debt. Most assume that the university will be their ally in warning students about such dangers. But instead, most universities try to get their own students to take out a credit card. In this article, the author examines why colleges can't just say no to credit card companies. [For a follow-up article, see EJ793933.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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