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What Young Entrepreneurs Should Be Thankful For

From being born in the digital age to having time on your side, what young entrepreneurs should be thankful for this holiday season.

There Is No 'I' in Startup: The Importance of Having a Solid Team

For our series College Treps, Eric Muli opens up about why having an amazing team is a must for any entrepreneur wanting to scale their startup.

How an Idea Partner Can Help Launch a Million-Dollar Startup

For our series College Treps, Chris Norton discusses how an idea partner can help an entrepreneur separate million-dollar ideas from total duds.

10 Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Launched My Kickstarter Campaign

For our series College Treps, entrepreneur Dwight Peters gets 10 successful Kickstarter creators to open up about what made their campaign a hit.

How to Squeeze Two Days of Work into One

For our College Treps series, Michelene Wilkerson provides time-management tips.

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Here Are 3 Tips on Getting Started

For our series College Treps, founder of real estate software company Rivolix offers up advice on what aspiring entrepreneurs should do when starting up.

How to Breed Positivity Among Customers and Clients

In business, first impressions only happen once. Here's how to make that moment both positive and lasting.

30 Is Not the New 20: How Author Meg Jay Sold Me on Entrepreneurship Today

The urge to start up can come on suddenly and powerfully. Here's how College Trep columnist Mark Burns got the entrepreneurial bug.

What My Corporate Internship Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

College Trep AJ Agrawal describes one of his company's biggest assets: His summer internship.

How to Kick Fear in the Teeth

Many entrepreneurs have many fears, but you must overcome them to find success. College Trep Atin Mittra describes his top fear-stomping tactics.

How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

College Trep AJ Agrawal dishes about how he and GreekPull co-founder built a stellar team of mentors -- and you can too.

How to Make Your Media Strategy a Success

College entrepreneur Matthew Fishman gives us the skinny on how to implement a media and advertising strategy for your startup.

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

When all you have is 60 seconds, you'd better make them count. College entrepreneur Dwight Peters offers his top tips for polishing up your elevator pitch.

Why You Need to Get Out of Town Now

College entrepreneur Will Caldwell expands on the four things he learned from traveling the world in his 20s.

How to Make the Most of a Summer Internship as an Aspiring Entrepreneur

As a student entrepreneur, a summer internship is no excuse for making zero progress on your business. Here are some tips to keep you on point.

As a Student Entrepreneur, Expect Crunch Time All the Time

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.

How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends

Newbie founders do it all the time: hire their friends. While it may work out smashingly, it could also fail miserably. Here's how to prevent the latter.

How to Grow a Startup Community in Your Own Backyard

We've likely all benefited from startup events where we network with other like-minded entrepreneurs. But in the sometimes slower summer months, you should make these venues destination number one.

5 Reasons Why Millennials are Born Entrepreneurs

College entrepreneur Michael Cauble on the reasons why today’s young people may be hard wired for entrepreneurship.

At Startup Accelerators, Expect the Unexpected

Accelerators may be all the rage today, but college trep AJ Agrawal offers to demystify some key details of the process.

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

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.

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

Recent grad David D. Chait on setting benchmarks for knowing when or if to make the leap into working on a startup full time.

Can't Find a Summer Job? Here's How to Launch an Online Business

If you can't find an internship, don't fret. Consider supplementing your college education with a summer business.

The 3 Biggest Mistakes I Made as a Student Entrepreneur and How I Learned From Them

Like many newbie business owners, YE CollegeTreps columnist Sarah Haselkorn has made mistakes. The important thing, she says, is to learn from them.

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