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Should Work Experience Come Before College Education?

Should Work Experience Come Before College Education?

| December 13, 2012 | 3 Comments

Della Rollins By Steve Henn Eighteen months ago Eden Full was finishing up her sophomore year at Princeton University. She was on the crew team as a coxswain. She had spent the previous summer in Kenya building an innovative, low-cost contraption to make solar panels more efficient. Full was glowingly successful — the kind of […]

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The Road to Entrepreneurship – With or Without A Degree

The Road to Entrepreneurship – With or Without A Degree

| August 10, 2011 | 2 Comments

By Anne Raith Does school prepare students for life? Not necessarily, young entrepreneur Andrew Hsu might say. “At Stanford, I took every business course I could get my hands on. But I’ve actually found interestingly, that they weren’t that useful,” says the 20-year-old, who holds three college degrees in in Neurobiology, Biochemistry and Chemistry. “There […]

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