Self promotion idea. OK - no beatng around the bush - this is a serious portfolio - but this may be your competition - so what you may lack in money for a portfolio - make up for it in creativity - see all my suggestions on my Self Promotion Idea Board.
(Portfolio / Self Promo by Dyla Rosli.) Could be an interesting way to approach a graphic design project-- design a portfolio of your work. (do this in the french fold/cut out folded like a book style with the full page info graphic on one side.