One of the biggest lies about college is that the only thing you can do there is prime yourself to go get a cubicle career at some big company.
If you listen to about 95% of guidance councilors and professors, that’s exactly the impression you’d get.
That’s the impression I got when I was in college.
But you know what’s cool?
The times are starting to change.
Society is starting to realize the awesome entrepreneurial things that college students are capable of doing, and the immense value that they can create for the marketplace.
Schools are starting to realize, “dayum! Maybe we should start promoting entrepreneurship with our students!”
People with bucketloads of money are starting to realize “maybe investing in these kids is a good way to keep building our portfolio!”
And a few select college students who were smart enough to pull off entrepreneurship are saying “maybe I should give back to other college students who are trying to do the same thing”.
Here’s some specs on 5 awesome resources available to university entrepreneurs. If you go to a sizable university (even if it’s just a public state university!), I guarantee you that your university will have some of these resources.
Feel lucky that you have these! These are resources worth tens of thousands of dollars that you get for cheap / free just because you’re a student. Imagine how jealous everyone out of school is! But seriously if you don’t take advantage of these and then complain later (“there’s no resources to help me become an entrepreneur! waaaah!”), I will come over there and annihilate you: [click to continue…]