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Entrepreneurship On Campus: A Good or Bad Trend?

Noting the growing trend among collegiate entrepreneurs launching businesses while still in school, one educator says, 'A student whose main activity on campus is running a business is missing the basic reason for being here, which is to get an education'. Do you agree? Support your post with evidence from the class text, material from an outside source or personal experience.

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I don't agree that a student whose main activity on campus is running a business is missing the basic reason for being at college. Every student comes to college with different interests and needs. Students who run businesses are taking part in the learning atmosphere of the college, although it may be a different path that a traditional student might be expected to take. Far more dangerous are students who do not become engage at all in the experience and fritter their time away with experiences that do not further enhance or enrich their lives. College is a time of ...

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This solution discusses the growing trend of entrepreneurs launching businesses while still in school, and evaluates if this causes the student to miss gaining an education while on campus. The solution is supported with examples and links.

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