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How Principles of Entrepreneurship help students pursue their entrepreneurial spirit

Posted by Sterling Staff on Nov 2, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Not so long ago, most people’s vision of the ideal career was one where they could remain, safe and comfortable with one company, until the day they retired. People expected to work for someone else, and that was OK. Now, however, more and more young people realize they can be in charge of their own destiny. They want to work for themselves.

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How Elective Courses help you find a new passion

Posted by Sterling Staff on Sep 14, 2015 10:41:41 AM

School is supposed to prepare you for life. By the time you graduate from high school, society expects you to have some idea what kind of career you would like to pursue -- or at least what your college major might be. No pressure there!

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Homeschooler and entrepreneur: The story of Palmer Luckey and the Oculus Rift

Posted by Sterling Staff on Jun 15, 2015 10:23:00 PM

In October, 22-year-old Palmer Luckey received the Smithsonian Magazine 2014 American Ingenuity Award, in the youth category, for his virtual reality innovations including invention of the Oculus Rift. To what does he attribute his exceptional success at such an age? He told the Washington Post “I think it’s pretty safe to say that the Rift never would’ve happened had I not been homeschooled.”

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