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As a Student Entrepreneur, Expect Crunch Time All the Time
Starting a Business

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.
Karim Abouelnaga
How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends
Entrepreneurs

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.
Sean Haglund
How to Grow a Startup Community in Your Own Backyard
Entrepreneurs

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.
Will Caldwell
5 Reasons Why Millennials are Born Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

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.
Michael Cauble
At Startup Accelerators, Expect the Unexpected
Growth Strategies

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.
AJ Agrawal
Want to Land Key Mentors for Your Startup? Give Them Something of Value
Starting a Business

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.
Dwight Peters
How to Test Whether You're Ready to Dive into Your Startup, Full Time
Starting a Business

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.
David Donner Chait
Can't Find a Summer Job? Here's How to Launch an Online Business
Starting a Business

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.
David Gabeau
The 3 Biggest Mistakes I Made as a Student Entrepreneur and How I Learned From Them
Entrepreneurs

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.
Sarah Haselkorn
To Be a Leader, You Must Know When to Follow
Entrepreneurs

To Be a Leader, You Must Know When to Follow

Student entrepreneur Nathan Grotticelli on learning from the trials and triumphs of those who are more experienced in entrepreneurship.
Nathan Grotticelli
How to Turn Criticism into the Ultimate Startup Motivator
Entrepreneurs

How to Turn Criticism into the Ultimate Startup Motivator

Student entrepreneur Will Caldwell on the taking critiques in stride and using that feedback to help improve a business.
Will Caldwell
6 Tips for Building a Strong Founding Team
Entrepreneurs

6 Tips for Building a Strong Founding Team

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on the value of putting together a strong team -- and how to keep it that way.
Karim Abouelnaga
What I Learned About Running a Startup From Econ 101
Productivity

What I Learned About Running a Startup From Econ 101

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on the theory of comparative advantage and how your startup would do well to learn about it.
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4 Tips for Rapid Startup Growth
Growth Strategies

4 Tips for Rapid Startup Growth

Student entrepreneur Eric Muli on the importance of sticking to a plan when looking to expand.
Eric Muli