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As a Student Entrepreneur, Expect Crunch Time All the Time

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Starting a business while still in school can be incredibly rewarding, yet also shockingly draining. Here are seven truths about entrepreneurship that CollegeTrep Karim Abouelnaga wish he knew earlier.
August 6, 2013 in Starting a Business

Why Your College Student Should Start a Business

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There are lots of benefits to having your college-age kids start their own business. Here's why and how you can help them get going.
August 5, 2013 in Startup Basics

5 Reasons Why Millennials are Born Entrepreneurs

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College entrepreneur Michael Cauble on the reasons why today’s young people may be hard wired for entrepreneurship.
July 16, 2013 in Starting a Business

Want to Land Key Mentors for Your Startup? Give Them Something of Value

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Being able to bounce ideas off of mentors will be vital for your business, but how do you find these key people? Here are three tips.
July 2, 2013 in Starting a Business
How a Study Abroad Program Led 2 College Entrepreneurs to a New Idea in Social Networking

How a Study Abroad Program Led 2 College Entrepreneurs to a New Idea in Social Networking

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SociaLink is an app that uses Bluetooth for instant, in-person connections on multiple social networks simultaneously.
June 30, 2013 in Apps & Software
How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

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The young founders of Serengetee are looking to social entrepreneurship to make the world a better place. See how they're helped by a few choice fabric swatches.
June 28, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
5 Business Secrets They Won't Teach You in the Classroom

5 Business Secrets They Won't Teach You in the Classroom

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College may have helped fill your head with reams of information but here are five lessons your professors didn't teach you.
June 27, 2013 in Starting a Business
New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups

New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups

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NYU recently unveiled its accelerator Launchpad, hoping to help young entrepreneurs with their ventures.
June 25, 2013 in Starting a Business
Photos: The Best Inspirational Quotes from 2013 Commencement Speeches (Slideshow)

The Best Inspirational Quotes from 2013 Commencement Speeches (Slideshow)

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As the 2013 graduation season ends, we wanted to provide young entrepreneurs a recap of the most inspirational advice from the commencement addresses.
June 24, 2013 in Starting a Business
Dorm-Room Startup iCracked Gives New Life to Bad Apples

Dorm-Room Startup iCracked Gives New Life to Bad Apples

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A college entrepreneur found a way to take the frustration out of fixing damaged mobile devices.
June 19, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

How to Test Whether You're Ready to Dive into Your Startup, Full Time

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Recent grad David D. Chait on setting benchmarks for knowing when or if to make the leap into working on a startup full time.
June 18, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

At World Innovation Forum, Young Entrepreneurs Provide Key to Innovation

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During a panel discussion at the World Innovation Forum, the founder of student organization Kairos Society discussed why large corporations need to look to the millennial generation for innovation.
June 14, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

How Teaching English in Bolivia Sparked One Young Trep's Bankable Business Idea

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Sam Slover co-founded the online learning site, LearnItLive.com to help fill the education void in many parts of the world. See how that idea has taken off.
June 14, 2013 in Profiles
For Financing and Mentorship, Would You Forgo Future Income?

For Financing and Mentorship, Would You Forgo Future Income?

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New funding platforms are eager to ply you with capital and other resources in exchange for a cut of your future success. See if these services are right for you.
June 7, 2013 in Financing
Inside a College Entrepreneur's Unique Coat Check Business

Inside a College Entrepreneur's Unique Coat Check Business

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A stolen jacket leads to a big business for an Indiana University grad.
June 1, 2013 in Success Stories
Venture for America and Its Quest to Spread Entrepreneurship Beyond Silicon Valley

Venture for America and Its Quest to Spread Entrepreneurship Beyond Silicon Valley

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In an effort to expand entrepreneurship across the U.S. and provide some much needed jobs, this nonprofit is looking to the nation's college students.
May 30, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
10 Lessons College Won't Teach You -- But Entrepreneurship Will

10 Lessons College Won't Teach You -- But Entrepreneurship Will

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Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
May 26, 2013 in Startup Basics
10 Habits College Entrepreneurs Should Forget at Graduation

10 Habits College Entrepreneurs Should Forget at Graduation

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While college taught you many lessons, here are a few you should make a point to leave on campus.
May 24, 2013 in Startup Basics

Dalai Lama's Lessons for New Grads on Global Responsibility and Compassion

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During his commencement speech, the Dalai Lama provides insight into how young entrepreneurs can make the world a better place.
May 21, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

To Be a Leader, You Must Know When to Follow

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Student entrepreneur Nathan Grotticelli on learning from the trials and triumphs of those who are more experienced in entrepreneurship.
May 21, 2013 in Leadership

Stephen Colbert Offers Grads Some Key Advice: 'Pave Your Own Path'

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Despite challenging economic times, comedian Stephen Colbert had some takeaways for recent grads during his 2013 commencement address at the University of Virginia on Saturday.
May 20, 2013 in Leadership

10 Entrepreneurship Lessons College Didn't Teach New Grads

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Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
May 17, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Why Future Entrepreneurs Should Invest in College

Why Future Entrepreneurs Should Invest in College

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It's a perennial question, but a tough one all the same. As early May marks the deadline for when many future young treps will need to decide if going to college is right for them, here are a few key considerations.
May 13, 2013 in Startup Basics
College Startup Rethinks Laundry

College Startup Rethinks Laundry

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A prepaid campus laundry service offers a lesson in entrepreneurship.
April 27, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

The Pros and Cons of Studying Entrepreneurship Vs. Just Starting Up

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As the school year winds down, aspiring entrepreneurs may wonder whether they should study entrepreneurship in college or just startup. YE Coach Antonio Neves offers some reasons for and against.
April 18, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

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