Can your College Freshman manage a credit card?

Some questions that need to be answered to decide whether your student will be able to manage a credit card are:

Are they accustomed to paying bills on a regular basis? Will they be able to maintain a bill paying routine when they are under the stress of exams, or sorority/fraternity rush?
If not, late fees will probably accrue and interest rates could be increased. If they do not have a bill paying routine or if they are disorganized, the stressors of college life could cause them to
"No matter who you are, making informed decisions about what you do with your money, will help build a more stable financial future for you and your family." Alan Greenspan