College Treps

How to Make Your Media Strategy a Success
Marketing

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.
Matthew Fishman
6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch
Ready To Launch

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.
Dwight Peters
Why You Need to Get Out of Town Now
Growth Strategies

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.
Will Caldwell
How to Make the Most of a Summer Internship as an Aspiring Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

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.
Eric Muli
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