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This Anti-Luxe Lodging Startup Will Put You Up in a Half-Built Treehouse For $19

This Anti-Luxe Lodging Startup Will Put You Up in a Half-Built Treehouse For $19

A new online service aims to find accommodations for brave, broke college students who are traveling.
Can Students Still Chase a Startup Career While in College?

Can Students Still Chase a Startup Career While in College?

Why entrepreneurial courses, campus leadership roles, and extracurricular activities are simply not enough.
Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads

Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads

Often new companies don’t offer comprehensive training and onboarding. Here's how to set up informal relationships instead.
For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study.
These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.

These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.

From revolutionizing the way we manage email to curing cancer, the ambitions of the most recent group of Thiel Fellows belie their youth.
Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.

Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.

While being an entrepreneur can be thought of as a sexy career path, it can be tough. To test the waters, start out freelancing.
What You Need to Know When Hiring Interns

What You Need to Know When Hiring Interns

With intern season just around the corner, startups need to bring their A game to nab top-tier students.
How I Found Success by Age 30

How I Found Success by Age 30

For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Jason Lucash opens up about hitting the 30-year-old milestone and what advice he has for aspiring entrepreneurs.
The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

From Bill Gates to Stephen Colbert, a look at the speakers who gave the most memorable commencement speeches.
Google Changes Policy, Says It Won't Scan Student Gmail Accounts for Ads

Google Changes Policy, Says It Won't Scan Student Gmail Accounts for Ads

The company said it will soon make similar changes for all Google Apps customers.
Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Here are five ways students can think more like an entrepreneur, and how doing so can improve your chances for professional success.
Student Startup: Why College Is the Perfect Time to Launch a Business

Student Startup: Why College Is the Perfect Time to Launch a Business

You are stressed, busy and broke. Of course it is the perfect time to start a company.
Hiring a 'Newbie' vs. an Industry Pro

Hiring a 'Newbie' vs. an Industry Pro

When it comes to finding qualified hires for your startup, is it better to look for someone fresh out of school or a person that has been around the block?
A College 'Trep's Plans for 2014

A College 'Trep's Plans for 2014

Entrepreneur caught up with College Entrepreneur of 2012 Bryan Silverman and talked about the upcoming year and his plans after graduation.
With Entrepreneurship in Vogue, Colleges Beef Up Offerings (Infographic)

With Entrepreneurship in Vogue, Colleges Beef Up Offerings (Infographic)

Looking to snag go-getters' attention, universities are ramping up entrepreneurship courses.

How Unconventional Majors Can Help You Thrive in Entrepreneurship

For aspiring young entrepreneurs, studying something as seemingly unrelated to business as fine art or anthropology might end up teaching you way more than you realize.

Race to the Top Goes to College

President Obama laid out a plan for combating the rising cost of college, but passage is far from apparent. The plan is also not obviously advantageous for students.

With Its Eye on High Schoolers, LinkedIn Announces University Pages

Wanting to expand its reach and get users hooked at a younger age, LinkedIn announces a new service targeted towards prospective college students.
Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves

Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves

Some 80 percent of college students chip in for their education. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for.

New Student Loan Law Offers Short-Term Benefits and Potentially Long-Term Headaches

President Obama is expected to sign a new student loan bill into law today. While it stands to reduce costs for many in the near term, students could face higher costs down the road.

The Changing Economics of Student-Loan Debt: How to Pay It Off and Startup

The president may soon sign into law a new student loan bill that reduces rates for many new borrowers, but the high-cost of education isn't going away. Here are four loan pay-off strategies.

Why Your College Student Should Start a Business

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.

University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat

Student-run businesses aim to give aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to test their mettle.

How a Little-Known Condom Brand Broke into the U.S. Market

Breaking into a competition-rich market can be daunting -- even for brands with well-heeled parent companies. Here are some tips from the trenches.

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