As a result, preparing for running or working at a startup college-educated entrepreneurs most of your time on campus explains how Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and other many entrepreneurs have proved getting just a college degree or not is certainly not a requirement for running a successful business.
Don't get me wrong college, (Graduate school) plays an important role in the way of many founders, Netflix's Reed Hastings and googles Larry Page come to mind.
Attending a school with strong business or entrepreneurship programs is or can be an "enormous potential plus" for a would-be or inspiring entrepreneurs - Paul Horns chairman of New York University's Entrepreneurial Institute.
5 Important Pieces of Advice for Students Interested in Setting up a Business Venture.
1, Place yourself out there
Networking events and random connections can be the unpredictable trigger for great innovation or ideas.
Therefore, trying to put yourself where the magic might or can happen is the No 1 advice for an inspiring college entrepreneur.
2, Taking advantage of school's entrepreneurship centres
The biggest problem that student entrepreneur face starting out is the lack of connection and resources to get their ideas off the ground.
Most university-run entrepreneurship centres can help you find funding and like-minded people that you can discuss your vision, as well as your business advisers and alumni that can offer guidance to make them a reality.
"Don't be shy about placing yourself and seeing who holds that connection"- Starr Marrcello