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Tough Competition

Hurry with your spacecraft school--before these kids start crowding the market.

This story appears in the May 2002 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Do today's children care about business? Apparently they do.We made a trip to Belleview School in Sonora, California, and askedthe third graders what kind of business they'd like to ownsomeday. Here are some of the answers they gave us:

  • I would like to own a dude ranch when I am older because I loveanimals, especially horses. The name of my dude ranch would bePalomino Getaway. The type of service I would give is breakfast inbed each morning at 8 o'clock. This would be a great businessfor me because I am great with horses. --Lindsey
  • When I am older I would like to own a business called Hot GlassClasses. I would teach people how to sculpt things with hot glass,like a candle holder made out of glass. It would be fun to teachpeople how to sculpt things out of melted glass.--Dylan

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