Applying for a credit card seems like quite a fancy idea, more so because it gives you the financial freedom to meet your desired expenses as and when you need. However, it is a lot like asking someone out. Imagine asking someone out without even knowing that the other party is interested in you or not! In that case, chances of rejection are higher than your chances of being successful at the very first attempt. It is the same for credit cards as well. First and foremost, you must be aware of your credit score before applying for a credit card. If your credit score speaks negatively of you, there are chances of your credit card application being rejected. Reapplying for a credit card despite being rejected once shall impact even more adversely on your credit report. So, here are some reasons why you should improve your credit score and then apply for a credit card, to keep rejection at bay.