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New Student Loan Law Offers Short-Term Benefits and Potentially Long-Term Headaches
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
Looking to Join a Startup? Get an MBA
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Looking to Join a Startup? Get an MBA

In a new survey, MBA graduates are a hot commodity for startups looking to recruit talent.
Andrea Huspeni
5 Ways to Find, Train and Oversee the Ideal Intern
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5 Ways to Find, Train and Oversee the Ideal Intern

Wrangling summer interns can be an adjustment. Consider these five tips on ways to make the process more productive and efficient.
Wensdy Von Buskirk
10 Best U.S. Cities for Science, Math and Tech Grads
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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.
Catherine Clifford
The College Question for Entrepreneurs Gains Momentum as Costs Surge
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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.
Eric Greenberg
Welcome to the Real World, Now What?
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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.
Blaine Vess
Before you Startup: Survival Tips for New Grads
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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.
Antonio Neves
New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups
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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.
Andrea Huspeni
The Best Inspirational Quotes from 2013 Commencement Speeches (Slideshow)
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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.
Andrea Huspeni
At World Innovation Forum, Young Entrepreneurs Provide Key to Innovation
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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.
Andrea Huspeni