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Making The Grade

College programs offer real-world business experience.

This story appears in the November 1998 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

University students today no longer covet management positions with high salaries and stable pension plans. Scared off by the downsiz- ing of corporate America, they're becoming entrepreneurs instead.

Nationwide, schools of entrepreneurship are turning these talented students--and their fledgling businesses--out into the world. And because students who double as business owners can access state-of-the-art computers, research libraries and entrepreneurial professors who give free business advice, they're in a critical position to prepare themselves for the real world.

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