News and Articles About College students

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

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.
Jessica Ekstrom
Hiring a 'Newbie' vs. an Industry Pro
Growth Strategies

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?
Kirsten Green
A College 'Trep's Plans for 2014
Growth Strategies

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.
Kelly K. Spors
With Entrepreneurship in Vogue, Colleges Beef Up Offerings (Infographic)
Entrepreneurs

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

Looking to snag go-getters' attention, universities are ramping up entrepreneurship courses.
Andrea Huspeni
How Unconventional Majors Can Help You Thrive in Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

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.
Lambeth Hochwald
Race to the Top Goes to College
Starting a Business

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.
Diana Ransom
With Its Eye on High Schoolers, LinkedIn Announces University Pages
Starting a Business

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.
Andrea Huspeni
Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves
Finance

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.
Amy Langfield
New Student Loan Law Offers Short-Term Benefits and Potentially Long-Term Headaches
Starting a Business

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.
Diana Ransom
The Changing Economics of Student-Loan Debt: How to Pay It Off and Startup
Starting a Business

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.
Starting a Business

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.
Mark J. Kohler
University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat
Starting a Business

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

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.