7 reasons to start a business while in college(Entrepreneur.com)

The GIBS Blog (Gordon Institute of Business Science)

By: Josh Steimle April  28, 2016

Source: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/273689

I started my business in 1999 while a student in college. There were pros and cons, but I’m largely thankful for the experience and would recommend it to other aspiring entrepreneurs. Here are seven reasons why.

  1. Low risk, high reward

What have you got to lose? You don’t own anything, you have few commitments relative to later in life, and the worst case scenario is that you go back to doing what you’re doing now. This isn’t to say you should take a casual approach to starting a business. Your years in college will be over before you know it, and suddenly the risks will be larger. You probably have time to start one serious business venture per year of college and within 12 months figure out if it’s going to work out or not. Maybe you’ll get it right the…

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