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5% back at resturants, bookstores, movie theaters, video rentals, music stores

By , January 8, 2009
Lots of thanks to folks on the FW forum for this info!

Citi mtvU card

With the Citi® mtvU™ Platinum Select® Visa® Card for College Students you’ll earn:

Up to 2000 ThankYou Points per semester for maintaining a good GPA
25 ThankYou Points per month for paying your bill on time and not exceeding your credit limit
5 ThankYou Points for every $1 spent at restaurants--including fast food--bookstores, music stores, video rental stores and movie theatres
1 ThankYou Point for every $1 spent on all other purchases

Redeeming Your Points
Redeem your points through ThankYou® Network for great rewards like electronics, gift cards, music CDs, movie DVDs and airline tickets. Plus, you can redeem ThankYou Points for exclusive MTV and mtvU awards, such as VIP tickets to mtvU's Spring Break or the MTV Video Music Awards (limited quantities available).

You can reportedly earn 5 TY points per every $1 spent on fast food (such as Arby's, BK, Chick Fil A, McD's, Quiznos, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's, even Starbucks and more), and other resturants (like Pizza Hut, TGI Fridays, and Olive Garden), as well as certain purchases on or in any Barnes and Noble store, even your Blockbuster rentals and FYE purchases can earn you 5% in TY points. Possibly even in movie theaters like AMC or Rave Motion Pictures.

Earn up to 2,000 ThankYou Points® twice a year for having a good GPA*
GPA ThankYou Points
2.50 - 2.99 = 250
3.00 - 3.49 = 500
3.50 - 3.99 = 750
4.0 = 2,000

You can submit your transcripts here.

Other interesting terms of this card:

- 0% APR on purchases and BTs for 6 months (BT fee is 3%, $5 minimum, no max)
- 13.99% variable APR on purchases and BTs after promo period
- No annual fee
-10% statement credit on the total purchase amount (including S/H and tax) on any purchases made at
- Virtual Account Numbers for shopping safely online

Learn more about the Citi Thank You points rewards system here.

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