Getting your first credit card after college

Could you give some tips how to get the first credit card after a college? Is a student credit card still an option?
Expert answer by Alex Gerard,
10+ years experience in banking consulting
The basic rule is to apply for a non student card after you secure a regular source of income after graduation and have earned a good to excellent credit score.
A regular (non student) card usually carries lower APR and higher credit limit. 
 
High credit limit is not for overspending - it can be wisely used to boost your credit score by keeping your debt utilisation as low as 7-10%- this trick will help you to quicky grow your score.
 
 
More on student cards here
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