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8 Tips to Help You Ace Your College Essay

The college essay is the chance to show what your grades and test scores* cannot reveal. It can give the admissions officers a better sense of who you are, as well as showcase your writing abilities. Here are the 8 best practices we have compiled for writing a college entrance essay.
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University Startups Announces Partnership with Code 3 and So What Else

Partnerships with Code 3 and So What Else allow the program to open doors to underserved youth. 80% of students who took the University Startups course said they were more optimistic, creative and self-confident after completing the course.
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University Startups Improves Entrepreneurial Mindset in HS Students

In a study conducted in January - March 2021, we assessed our students before and after our course using a scientifically validated survey to measure changes to their entrepreneurial mindsets. Surveys reported large increases in student self confidence, creativity, and execution. Increases were also seen in passion, independence, and the ability to manage risk.
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University Startups Offers Mindset Guarantee

We guarantee that our course can improve your entrepreneurial skills and mindset - to become more creative and self-confident. If not, then your next course you take with us is free.
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University Startups Announces Cornell Professor for Summer Social Entrepreneurship Course

Professor Karen Livingston, the current Facilitator for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell University and an experienced professor, entrepreneur and innovation leader will be joining us for our Summer 2021 Social Entrepreneurship Course.
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University Startups and So What Else Partner to Build Entrepreneurs of the Future

Giving students the power to break barriers by starting their own business.
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Help Wanted - University Startups Recruiting High School Student Ambassadors

University Startups is ramping up for our summer programming and we are now recruiting student ambassadors to help us get the word out across the country.
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University Startups Announces Summer 2021 Social Entrepreneurship Course

University Startups has started taking applications for our Summer 2021 Social Entrepreneurship Course. This course will run from June 21 - July 2 from 10am - 4pm EST.
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University Startups Launches Winter 2021 Course

Today we are delighted to launch our first Winter Social Entrepreneurship Course. This course, produced at the request of parents for another educational option this winter, is an 8 week program that occurs one night per week from 6-9pm.
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University Startups Successfully Concludes First Summer Course

Last week we finished our first course on Social Entrepreneurship. Nearly 70 students from 7 states and some of the top high schools in the country launched 17 new companies over a 2 week period.
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Introducing University Startups

We started University Startups during the pandemic to help high school students that are missing out on cancelled internships, labs and other resume building opportunities for college preparation.
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