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What the Death of My Teacher and Friend Taught Me About Mentorship
Mentorship

What the Death of My Teacher and Friend Taught Me About Mentorship

You never really lose a truly good mentor, even when you lose a truly good friend.
Ray Hennessey
Are Standard Equity Stakes in Spinoffs Misguided?
Equity

Are Standard Equity Stakes in Spinoffs Misguided?

Universities may be missing out on owning a share of their strongest spinoffs.
Scott Shane
Grants May Be Free, But They Do Come at a Price
Finance

Grants May Be Free, But They Do Come at a Price

Here are four things entrepreneurs should know about this type of funding, along with some best practices.
Martin Zwilling
College Students Want Straight Line to Entrepreneurial Success
Education

College Students Want Straight Line to Entrepreneurial Success

Institutions of higher learning must increasingly foster an entrepreneurial atmosphere.
Barbara Mannino
The 3 Smartest Things Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Told Grads
Snapchat

The 3 Smartest Things Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Told Grads

The founder and CEO of mobile app Snapchat spoke at the University of Southern California Marshall undergraduate commencement ceremony. Here's a synopsis of his best thoughts.
Catherine Clifford
The 10 Highest- and Lowest-Paying College Majors
College

The 10 Highest- and Lowest-Paying College Majors

When it comes to life-long earnings, your college major matters. It does not, however, determine your destiny.
Laura Entis
How to Get the Most Out of an Intern
Internships

How to Get the Most Out of an Intern

Some professionals view managing interns a hassle, while others find them extremely helpful. Here is how to best utilize an intern so you both get something out of the experience.
Dorie Clark
There's a Big, Untapped Pool of Potential Tech Talent Out There
Tech Startups

There's a Big, Untapped Pool of Potential Tech Talent Out There

There are many bright, motivated high school kids who can't afford four years of college who may very well make highly valuable tech workers.
Anne Fisher
6 Ways to Make Your Intern Program a Success
Interns

6 Ways to Make Your Intern Program a Success

With intern season just around the corner, ensure your program is an educational experience that can make also make an impact on your company.
Jon Elvekrog
This Dropout Is Trying to Keep Kids Out of Student Debt
Student Loans

This Dropout Is Trying to Keep Kids Out of Student Debt

Dale Stephens just wasn't meant for the classroom.
Carnegie Mellon Mistakenly Accepts -- Then Rejects -- 800 Grad School Students
Education

Carnegie Mellon Mistakenly Accepts -- Then Rejects -- 800 Grad School Students

The university sent out an apology acknowledging the 'disappointment' created by the error.
Geoff Weiss
College Seniors, Comb Through Your Contacts Now to Jump Start Your Job Search
College Graduates

College Seniors, Comb Through Your Contacts Now to Jump Start Your Job Search

Somewhere among your family, friends, Facebook friends and friends of friends you'll find the people who will help you launch your career.
Eddy Ricci
6 Pros and Cons for Entrepreneurs to Get, or Skip, a College Degree
Education

6 Pros and Cons for Entrepreneurs to Get, or Skip, a College Degree

Businesses have been launched in dorm rooms and some, famously, have been launched by college drop outs. The cost in time and money of a degree are serious considerations.
John Rampton
Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)
Infographics

Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)

Whether they dropped out or stuck it out, going to college more than paid off for today's top tech startup billionaires -- higher ed skeptic and Stanford alum Peter Thiel included.
Kim Lachance Shandrow