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4 Reasons Choosing Startup Life Over College is Totally Worth It

4 Reasons Choosing Startup Life Over College is Totally Worth It

| October 25, 2013 | 6 Comments

In 2011, I wrote a post called “Why I Didn’t Get A Real Job” that got a lot of attention. Admittedly, it was a childish reaction to a relative’s assertion that I needed to go get a “real job.” After a few months of full-time entrepreneurship that same summer, I thought I was finally experiencing […]

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An Open Letter to College Students: Participate in Your Own Becoming

An Open Letter to College Students: Participate in Your Own Becoming

| September 19, 2013 | 38 Comments

Tick, tick, tick… The seconds went by as I tried to answer the final exam’s last question in my first year of university. Unlike most of my peers though, the question I had wasn’t on the test paper in front of me, but rather one I had in my head long before the test even […]

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Five Reasons You Should Reconnect with Your Old Professors

Five Reasons You Should Reconnect with Your Old Professors

| August 12, 2013 | 16 Comments

At some point, everybody has had a professor who clearly didn’t give two sh*ts about teaching. Whether these “educators” were primarily focused on research or they were simply burnt out on pension, they somehow managed to make you feel even worse about yourself in class (if you decided to show up). My challenge for you […]

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Should You Start College or Startup: Perspectives from Two CEOs

Should You Start College or Startup: Perspectives from Two CEOs

| June 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

The debate about whether hopeful entrepreneurs should start college or startup has been alive and well for many years. There are countless examples of successful entrepreneurs – Richard Branson, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, to name a few – who never completed a college degree but those stories are admittedly few and far between. The […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Startup in College

Top 10 Reasons to Startup in College

| April 29, 2013 | 13 Comments

Starting a business is not easy. Having resources at your disposal is invaluable, and one of the best places to get those resources is in college. With a lot of attention being brought to whether or not you actually need college, I would like to present a counter-point. I started my own business this year […]

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School Is Not Necessarily Education

School Is Not Necessarily Education

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. —Anthony J. D’Angelo, entrepreneur, education trailblazer. When I arrived at Morehouse College, I was focused on doing well in my classes so that I could get a high-paying job as a computer programmer. After catching the entrepreneurial bug during my sophomore […]

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10 Reasons to Become a Collegiate Entrepreneur

10 Reasons to Become a Collegiate Entrepreneur

| February 10, 2013 | 4 Comments

Stating your own business has become not only easier over the past several decades, it has become a popular choice for college students and for the general public. There are many benefits of starting your own business. Among the obvious benefits are getting to work your own hours, increasing your income, and not having to […]

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The Value of a Liberal Arts Education in Today’s Job Market

The Value of a Liberal Arts Education in Today’s Job Market

| November 5, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Great Recession of the last four years has led many students, parents, and pundits to question the value of a college education. How will paying, at times exorbitant, tuition costs possibly benefit our next generation of leaders? It’s a fair question, as prices on nearly all goods and services rise and incomes, at best, […]

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You Don’t Have to Wait: Developing an Entrepreneurial Spirit in School

You Don’t Have to Wait: Developing an Entrepreneurial Spirit in School

| July 25, 2012 | 3 Comments

If you’re currently in school, chances are that you are merely coasting by, dreaming of owning your own business at some point, but for now you’re focusing on your classes. Of course, being immersed in your schoolwork is definitely a good thing. After all, you’re in school to learn and to eventually earn a bachelor’s […]

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How to Train to be a Successful Entrepreneur in College

How to Train to be a Successful Entrepreneur in College

| July 15, 2012 | 5 Comments

I guess we can all agree that going to college is not mandatory to becoming a successful entrepreneur.  There have been several entrepreneurs who grew multi-million dollar businesses and never stepped a foot into a lecture hall.  However, despite all the tedious tuition bills, college is not as useless as you may think.  If utilized […]

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