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Leveraging Every One of Your Tuition Dollars for Your Startup

Note: This post was originally published in Wharton Entrepreneurship.   For the entirety of my freshman year, I worked on building a startup with a group of three other freshmen. Our big idea was ThirdEye: a product that empowers visually impaired persons by telling them what they are looking at. During our freshmen year, our team of…

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How Running A Startup Taught Me More Than School Ever Could

Note: This article was originally published in Forbes under Forbes Entrepreneurship. I just turned 19 and started my second year at the University of Pennsylvania; since the beginning of my freshman year, I’ve been running a startup called ThirdEye–a product that empowers visually impaired persons by telling them what’s in front of them–with a team of four Penn students. At…

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11 Reasons Why College Is The Best Time To Be An Entrepreneur

Note: This article was originally published in FORBES under FORBES Leadership. Entrepreneurship is the millennial thing to do. We’re all familiar with the Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram stories, where 20-something college students somehow manage to build-up multi-billion dollar companies overnight. Of course, it’s not as simple as that. The public only sees the tip of…

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Who Needs the Apple Watch? This Startup Is Building Straps That Make Any Regular Watch ‘Smart’

Note: This Post Was Originally Published on the HuffingtonPost. By now, we have all heard of the “legendary” new Apple Watch. But will it really be that legendary? Ingenious marketing and even more groundbreaking products have allowed Apple to build a brand that carries an aura that consumers trust. There is no doubt that millions…

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The Key to Hustling: Have A Story

Note: This post was originally published on The Huffington Post by Rajat Bhageria. Everyone always says that the key to creating a successful company and then monetizing on it is to hustle. Hustle. Hustle. Hustle. But what exactly does that mean? How do you even get the opportunity to hustle to an investor? How do…

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An Interview With Seth Berkowitz | How the Founder of Insomnia has Revolutionized The College Experience Armed Only With Cookies

Note: This post was originally published on The Huffington Post by Rajat Bhageria. In his book Zero To One, Peter Thiel says that you should never open a restaurant since you’ll just be one fish in a large pond. And that makes sense. You’re probably not going to really “change the world” with a restaurant.…

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Seven Manners Through Which Schools Are Killing Creativity

Originally published on The Huffington Post Ken Robinson’s TED talk “How Schools Kill Creativity” has been viewed millions of times and seems to have been the spark for an education revolution. And yet, our education system is still broken…. The problem is that the change being suggested today is just so radical that too many…

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Why Do We Force Students to Read Shakespeare?

Originally published on the Huffington Post. English teachers seem to adore Shakespeare…. Students seem to chug through it…. Everyone else in society sits questioning why our English teachers force our students to read literature by a guy who lived 500 years ago, who writes in barely recognizable English, and whose plays are painfully predictable? Now…

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