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Guess What: Going to College Still Pays

Guess What: Going to College Still Pays

A recent study shows that on virtually every measure of economic wellbeing and career attainment, college educated millennials are outperforming their peers with less education.
Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?

Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?

In a recent panel, eminent philosopher Sir Ken Robinson outlined how educational systems around the globe are failing to foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
Surviving to Thriving: Why Entrepreneurs Need to Take a Break

Surviving to Thriving: Why Entrepreneurs Need to Take a Break

While entrepreneurs have helped our economy climb out of the Great Recession with their 'can do' attitude and strong work ethic, they may need to take a break to continue their innovative streak and perseverance.
Why 'Gen Z' May Be More Entrepreneurial Than 'Gen Y'

Why 'Gen Z' May Be More Entrepreneurial Than 'Gen Y'

Here are five important reasons why the younger generation may be more inclined to be the entrepreneurs of the near future.
Closing the Business-Ownership Gender Gap

Closing the Business-Ownership Gender Gap

It's not about bias or the 'system.' To address the gender gap, more women need to want to own businesses.
Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, global leaders discussed solutions for a must-solve problem. Here is how entrepreneurs can lend a helping hand.
Uncommon Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Generation

Uncommon Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Generation

The most unemployed generation in history - Gen Y - has been sold a bill of goods, but not in the way you might think.
How the Changing Education Landscape is Helping Entrepreneurs

How the Changing Education Landscape is Helping Entrepreneurs

With the ed-tech movement continuing to gain steam, entrepreneurs are jumping on the chance to disrupt an age-old industry. Here are three ways how.
What Needs to Happen for More Women, Minorities to Get Into Computer Science

What Needs to Happen for More Women, Minorities to Get Into Computer Science

Recent figures on who took the high-school AP exam in computer science paint a picture of a professional field that appears to be moving backward, not forward.
Pencils of Promise Is Giving Nonprofits a Hard-Nosed Entrepreneurial Facelift

Pencils of Promise Is Giving Nonprofits a Hard-Nosed Entrepreneurial Facelift

Adam Braun set up his mission-driven organization to operate with the efficiency and transparency of a Fortune 500 best-in-class business.
What Business Schools Don't Teach Students But Should

What Business Schools Don't Teach Students But Should

Shocker: A student's entire college education shouldn't all come from overpriced textbooks.
Intel Engineer Shares Her Passion With the Next Generation

Intel Engineer Shares Her Passion With the Next Generation

Shu-ling Garver started Engineering for Kids, a program that teaches the basics of engineering and design to kids.
Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga?

Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga?

The much publicized gaming company is looking to get its hands dirty in ed-tech.
How the Right School Can Help You Thrive in a Lousy Job Market (Infographic)

How the Right School Can Help You Thrive in a Lousy Job Market (Infographic)

The current job market for recent graduates is grim. Get a leg up on the competition with tips from this infographic on choosing a school that will make you an all-star job applicant.
Report: U.S. Adults Lag Behind International Peers in Literacy, Math and Tech Skills

Report: U.S. Adults Lag Behind International Peers in Literacy, Math and Tech Skills

A new survey by the OECD shows that Americans across generations performed below average on math, reading and problem solving.
Entrepreneurship for Artists and Other New Business-School Trends

Entrepreneurship for Artists and Other New Business-School Trends

With entrepreneurship a hot topic, some universities are taking steps to stand out in hopes of attracting top students.
4 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

4 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

These books can provide you with invaluable information, inspiration and education for your life as well as your business.
3 Lessons Worth Going Back to School for

3 Lessons Worth Going Back to School for

With the back-to-school season in full swing, it's a good time for all entrepreneurs to beef up their on their own business skills.

How Unconventional Majors Can Help You Thrive in Entrepreneurship

For aspiring young entrepreneurs, studying something as seemingly unrelated to business as fine art or anthropology might end up teaching you way more than you realize.
3 Tech Startups That Are Reinventing K-12 Education

3 Tech Startups That Are Reinventing K-12 Education

As back-to-school rolls around, teachers are increasingly using technology to help with everything from lesson plans to behavior management to communication with parents.
New Global Conference for Tech Startups Lands in Unexpected U.S. City

New Global Conference for Tech Startups Lands in Unexpected U.S. City

The three-day Startup Phenomenon conference will focus on how communities can foster entrepreneurship.
Twitter's Latest Acqui-Hire Drives Continuing Education for Employees

Twitter's Latest Acqui-Hire Drives Continuing Education for Employees

How far would you go to keep your employees' skills sharp? Twitter went ahead and bought a whole company.
Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves

Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves

Some 80 percent of college students chip in for their education. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for.
How Much Does College Matter? For Small-Business Owners, Not Much (Infographic)

How Much Does College Matter? For Small-Business Owners, Not Much (Infographic)

More than 60 percent of small-business owners notice no difference between the performance of employees who have college degrees and those who don't, according to a new survey.

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