Cheap Long Distance for College StudentsWritten by Troy Sapp
As a parent, watching your child go off to college may be exciting and yet scary! Your new college student may also be happy to go off to school, but at same time feel anxious to be leaving his family behind for first time in his life.
One of problems with living on campus is that students usually do not have a choice between long distance carriers. Most college dorms will not allow your child to pick a Cheap Long Distance plan or any phone plan for that matter. But we do have some solutions for you that will allow you to get a cheap long distance so you can talk with your child as frequently as you like without fear of an expensive phone bill arriving at end of month!
Below you will find solutions for your long distance options that will save you money while also allowing you to talk to your child frequently without worry of a huge phone bill!
Purchasing a calling card is a good choice for long distance and it offers a couple options as well. The two types of calling cards are – prepaid and postpaid. From parents point of view, prepaid is probably your best option. You can send your child a phone card with allotted time paid for in advance. That way you pay this fee only, should card run out of minutes it won’t work again until you recharge it or buy another depending on phone card you choose.
A postpaid card means you are billed on a monthly basis for all of calls you made. As you can see, this may end up a problem at end of month when you get a larger bill then expected! To use a postpaid calling card you will be billed monthly through your debit card or credit card that you set up your account using.
Cellular Phone Plans
Cellular phones come in second to calling cards for convenience and allowing you to stay on budget! In this day and age there are many different phone companies and Cheap Long Distance plans to choose from. With most cellular phone companies you can pick a service plan that has unlimited minutes and some even have a small extra fee should you go over your plan minutes that month.
Meet a Talent Agent, "What Teens Want", TV Producers' Boot Camp, NashCamp Songwriting Week Top July Media DatesWritten by Actorschecklist.com
Essence Magazine's annual music festival is in New Orleans through July 3 and has slated performers, speakers and seminars as part of its 35th anniversary celebration. The Thirty-ninth annual Montreux Jazz Festival takes place at foot of Swiss Alps this year in Montreux from July 1-16 and spans a wide musical spectrum. Screenwriter Steve Kaire has sold or optioned eight projects to major studios including Warners, Columbia, United Artists and Interscope. On July 2 he discusses "High Concept: Creating and Selling to Hollywood" at Alameda Writers Group Meeting in Glendale. Writing One-Hour Dramatic Teleplay is focus of a one-day workshop meeting on UCLA campus July 6 in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Area Emmy Nominations covering Broadcast and Cable Previews are set to be announced July 7 in Los Angeles. Meet Margaret Emory, talent agent for Dulcina Eisen Associates and columnist for "Ask an Agent" in Back Stage newspaper, in an evening that includes interactive on-camera demonstrations, on July 7 in New York. "Battle for HeArt Creative Roadshow," making stops in several cities, examines role Web is playing as both a change and transformation agent during a stop in Chicago on July 7.
Professional and commercial media produced in Florida is previewed in "Best of Florida, Made in Florida" running July 8-10 in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. At July 9 "No Budget Film Workshop" in Los Angeles, attendees can learn how filmmakers like Christopher Nolan, Joe Carnahan, Darren Aronofsky, Marc Forster, and Tim Story launched careers with no-budget films. Youth culture experts and thought leaders from apparel and entertainment to music, gaming and publishing tackle marketing and selling to teenagers in a July 12 session titled "What Teens Want" taking place July 12 in New York City. This year American Black Film Festival is introducing a new networking event - ABFF Soap Box, a two-day event designed to highlight festival participants careers and projects - when it opens up a four day session, July 13-17 in Miami. After a welcoming cocktail party, classes, panels, chat sessions, and pitch sessions form "How to Beat Odds in Hollywood - 12 Steps to an Independent Film" with sessions running July 14-17 in Las Vegas. At Songwriters Guild of America Week, opening July 17 in Nashville, needs of both songwriter and performing songwriter are addressed through educational workshops and networking opportunities for both. At Diversity Film TV Market happening in Washington DC, attend business and industry-related seminars, meet and discuss potential sales and acquisitions from July 21-24. Henry Mancini Summer Music Festival showcases works of new, competing artists taking place July 23 to August 12 in Culver City. National Association of Broadcasters Management Development Seminar for TV Executives will be held July 24-29 in Evanston. KidFest opens July 25 in Winter Park and includes a Young Filmmakers’ Academy and screenings of unusual and classic children’s films until July 29. Songwriters in round can discuss and perform their songs in a casual setting at a BMI Acoustic Series on July 27 in New York City.