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10 Best U.S. Cities for Science, Math and Tech Grads

10 Best U.S. Cities for Science, Math and Tech Grads

Consumer-advocacy website NerdWallet examines the best metro areas in the U.S. for talented college graduates.

The College Question for Entrepreneurs Gains Momentum as Costs Surge

Regardless of whether interest rates on certain student loans stay inflated, the high cost of college must be met proactively. Here are some tips for tamping down on your education debt-load.

Welcome to the Real World, Now What?

Now that school is over and you’re entering the workforce -- and possibly starting up -- you may find the new journey jarring. Here are four ways to ease the transition.

Before you Startup: Survival Tips for New Grads

Even if entrepreneurship is on the horizon, getting a job may be your most imminent need. Here, YE’s Antonio Neves offers up some top pointers to recent grads.
New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups

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

NYU recently unveiled its accelerator Launchpad, hoping to help young entrepreneurs with their ventures.
The Best Inspirational Quotes from 2013 Commencement Speeches (Slideshow)

The Best Inspirational Quotes from 2013 Commencement Speeches (Slideshow)

As the 2013 graduation season ends, we wanted to provide young entrepreneurs a recap of the most inspirational advice from the commencement addresses.

At World Innovation Forum, Young Entrepreneurs Provide Key to Innovation

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.

The Skinny on Widening Student Debt Loads (Infographic)

With tuition costs rising and the job market as competitive as ever, some graduates question the price of a college education.
Venture for America and Its Quest to Spread Entrepreneurship Beyond Silicon Valley

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

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

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

Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
10 Habits College Entrepreneurs Should Forget at Graduation

10 Habits College Entrepreneurs Should Forget at Graduation

While college taught you many lessons, here are a few you should make a point to leave on campus.

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

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.

10 Entrepreneurship Lessons College Didn't Teach New Grads

Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.

Melinda Gates on the Power of Technology in Making Human Connections

Social entrepreneur Melinda Gates spoke about the importance of making ethical choices and leaving a mark on humanity during her 2013 commencement speech at Duke University.

3 Tips for Turning Your Classmates Into Beta Testers

Student entrepreneur David Chait shares his tips for gaining feedback from the diverse college community.

Want to Make Key Industry Contacts? Tap Into Local Resources

Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro on how he managed to attract a top-notch board of advisers.

How to Balance an Overwhelming Course Load With Starting Up

College entrepreneur Eric Muli shares how he managed to get the most out of his classes while still growing his business.
College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

Picked the wrong major? Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
Meet Entrepreneur's College Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

Meet Entrepreneur's College Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

Each year, Entrepreneur looks to spotlight a young entrepreneur in its annual College Entrepreneur contest. Meet the finalists in the running for College Entrepreneur of 2012 and vote for your favorite to win.
7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer Young Entrepreneurs

7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer Young Entrepreneurs

Think university resources are only for students? Here are some ideas for how to best utilize your old school -- even when you're no longer on campus.
At College Pitch Contests, Giant Companies Are Listening

At College Pitch Contests, Giant Companies Are Listening

In the search for new ideas, private companies are creating ever more college-based business pitch contests and in-house startup incubators. But is this route right for your startup?
Grads: Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Get a Job (Opinion)

Grads: Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Get a Job (Opinion)

If your heart is set on running your own business, you could raise your odds of success by first getting some experience on your resume and money in the bank.
Harvard Grads' Startup Rewards Gym Rats, Penalizes Couch Potatoes

Harvard Grads' Startup Rewards Gym Rats, Penalizes Couch Potatoes

An Ivy League economics assignment becomes a profitable business proposition: Work out or pay up.
10 Things Colleges Don't Tell Young Entrepreneurs at Graduation

10 Things Colleges Don't Tell Young Entrepreneurs at Graduation

A college degree can give grads confidence and poise. But it won't guarantee business success.
College Startup: Big Scan on Campus

College Startup: Big Scan on Campus

The ability to pull all-nighters moved three BYU students to the front of the competitive QR-code category.

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