Subscribe to Entrepreneur for $5

Student Counsel

Franchisees make education their business, preparing college-bound students for what's ahead.

This story appears in the November 2007 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

David Mabee, 53, couldn't have been more successful as an . He was making big bucks from his engineering and executive consulting firm and working with 500 clients nationwide. But he was also traveling 40 weeks a year and missing out on his son's life. In search of an opportunity that would offer more downtime, he set out with a short list of criteria but a tall order to fill: no employees, no storefront and no inventory.

Continue reading this article - and everything on Entrepreneur!

Become a member to get unlimited access and support the voices you want to hear more from. Get full access to Entrepreneur for just $5.

Entrepreneur Editors' Picks