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Richard Branson on Why Entrepreneurs Sometimes Struggle With Formal Education
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Richard Branson on Why Entrepreneurs Sometimes Struggle With Formal Education

In the end the answers to the important questions don't come from report cards, but from asking questions, seeing things differently and finding the answers yourself.
Richard Branson
College Career Recruitment – With a Fee
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College Career Recruitment – With a Fee

San Jose State University has outsourced headhunting to local staffing agencies, transforming traditional relationships with university placement offices.
Samantha Drake
Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?
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Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?

Bill Powers' days as the head of UT's flagship campus are numbered. If he gets his way, he'll stay through next May. It's anyone's guess at the moment.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.
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Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.

While a college degree opens the door, it's no longer a trump card, finds career website Glassdoor.
Laura Entis
Panera Founder and CEO Ron Shaich: It's Not About Choosing the 'Right' Path, It's About Knowing What Ignites Your Passion.
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Panera Founder and CEO Ron Shaich: It's Not About Choosing the 'Right' Path, It's About Knowing What Ignites Your Passion.

Figure out what you care about, what brings you joy and what drives you, Shaich told Clark University graduates. The rest will come.
Laura Entis
Recruiting at a Hackathon? 5 Tips for Success
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Recruiting at a Hackathon? 5 Tips for Success

Relationships, not resumes, will nab you the perfect candidate at hackathons.
Samantha Drake
Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College
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Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College

After surging during the recession, college enrollment is down as high school graduates appear to be choosing work over school.
Laura Entis
Meet the College Students Who Are Driving the Future of Bitcoin
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Meet the College Students Who Are Driving the Future of Bitcoin

Jeremy Gardner and his peers just might convince top universities to start accepting Bitcoin for donations, tuition payments and more.
Brian Patrick Eha
Why This Teen Was Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Universities
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Why This Teen Was Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Universities

Seventeen-year-old high school senior Kwasi Enin pulled off a collegiate hat trick several times over.
Geoff Weiss
Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers
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Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Here are five ways students can think more like an entrepreneur, and how doing so can improve your chances for professional success.
Dan Schawbel
Welcome to Miley Cyrus 101: 5 Bizarre College Courses
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Welcome to Miley Cyrus 101: 5 Bizarre College Courses

From wine tasting to the sociology of Miley Cyrus.
Laura Entis
Which Colleges and Majors Yield the Most Lucrative Careers?
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Which Colleges and Majors Yield the Most Lucrative Careers?

A PayScale study aims to put a new kind of price tag on our nation's universities.
Geoff Weiss
3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation
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3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation

With many students seeing their college careers end in a few short months, their safety net is also disappearing.
Steve VanderVeen
Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?
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Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?

A new law awaiting action in Michigan aims to realize the far-off dream of free college education, though there's a catch.
Geoff Weiss