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Why We Chose an Accelerator in Australia Over One in the U.S.
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For our series College Treps, Matthew Fishman discusses why his startup traveled thousands of miles to participate in an accelerator, rather than join a local one.
December 3, 2013 in Grow Your Business
What Young Entrepreneurs Should Be Thankful For

What Young Entrepreneurs Should Be Thankful For

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From being born in the digital age to having time on your side, what young entrepreneurs should be thankful for this holiday season.
November 26, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
There Is No 'I' in Startup: The Importance of Having a Solid Team

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

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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.
November 19, 2013 in Starting a Business

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

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For our series College Treps, Chris Norton discusses how an idea partner can help an entrepreneur separate million-dollar ideas from total duds.
November 12, 2013 in Starting a Business
10 Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Launched My Kickstarter Campaign

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

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For our series College Treps, entrepreneur Dwight Peters gets 10 successful Kickstarter creators to open up about what made their campaign a hit.
November 5, 2013 in Starting a Business
How to Squeeze Two Days of Work into One

How to Squeeze Two Days of Work into One

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For our College Treps series, Michelene Wilkerson provides time-management tips.
October 29, 2013 in Productivity
Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Here Are 3 Tips on Getting Started

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

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For our series College Treps, founder of real estate software company Rivolix offers up advice on what aspiring entrepreneurs should do when starting up.
October 22, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
How to Breed Positivity Among Customers and Clients

How to Breed Positivity Among Customers and Clients

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In business, first impressions only happen once. Here's how to make that moment both positive and lasting.
October 15, 2013 in Customer Loyalty and Retention
30 Is Not the New 20: How Author Meg Jay Sold Me on Entrepreneurship Today

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

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The urge to start up can come on suddenly and powerfully. Here's how College Trep columnist Mark Burns got the entrepreneurial bug.
October 8, 2013 in Startup Basics
What My Corporate Internship Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

What My Corporate Internship Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

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College Trep AJ Agrawal describes one of his company's biggest assets: His summer internship.
October 1, 2013 in Startup Basics
How to Kick Fear in the Teeth

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.
September 24, 2013 in Startup Basics
How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

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College Trep AJ Agrawal dishes about how he and GreekPull co-founder built a stellar team of mentors -- and you can too.
September 18, 2013 in Startup Basics
How to Make Your Media Strategy a Success

How to Make Your Media Strategy a Success

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College entrepreneur Matthew Fishman gives us the skinny on how to implement a media and advertising strategy for your startup.
September 6, 2013 in Advertising
6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

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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.
August 27, 2013 in Financing
Why You Need to Get Out of Town Now

Why You Need to Get Out of Town Now

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College entrepreneur Will Caldwell expands on the four things he learned from traveling the world in his 20s.
August 20, 2013 in Business Travel
How to Make the Most of a Summer Internship as an Aspiring Entrepreneur

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

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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.
August 13, 2013 in Startup Basics

As a Student Entrepreneur, Expect Crunch Time All the Time

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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.
August 6, 2013 in Starting a Business

How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends

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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.
July 30, 2013 in Business Management

How to Grow a Startup Community in Your Own Backyard

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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.
July 23, 2013 in Marketing

5 Reasons Why Millennials are Born Entrepreneurs

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College entrepreneur Michael Cauble on the reasons why today’s young people may be hard wired for entrepreneurship.
July 16, 2013 in Starting a Business

At Startup Accelerators, Expect the Unexpected

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Accelerators may be all the rage today, but college trep AJ Agrawal offers to demystify some key details of the process.
July 9, 2013 in Business Management

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

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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.
July 2, 2013 in Starting a Business

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

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Recent grad David D. Chait on setting benchmarks for knowing when or if to make the leap into working on a startup full time.
June 18, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

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

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If you can't find an internship, don't fret. Consider supplementing your college education with a summer business.
June 11, 2013 in How To Start a Business

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

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Like many newbie business owners, YE CollegeTreps columnist Sarah Haselkorn has made mistakes. The important thing, she says, is to learn from them.
May 28, 2013 in Business Management

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