Success Story: GamerComps.com

This post was written by Steve Schoenhals, a CSUF student. Two years ago, I packed up as many belongings as I could fit into my car and drove from Michigan to California for the purpose of finishing my education at CSUF. My plan was to learn as much as I could at CSUF while also …

Resume Do’s and Don’ts

When applying for a job, you send in a resume. And so does everyone else. When you consider the high volume of resumes that companies have to sift through to find their ideal candidate, it is important to avoid common mistakes that can put you in the ‘no’ pile. Hiring managers will take just a …

Is College Necessary for Entrepreneurs?

What follows is a post from Dr. Atul Teckchandani, one of the great professors teaching Entrepreneurship at CSUF. While most of the people who come to my office are college students, I recently had an individual come who had just graduated high school. He came to see me because he wanted to be an entrepreneur …

Project Idea Contest

On YesYous.com college students have the ability to upload their projects, which can be almost anything, and then their fellow students have the chance to vote on their favorite project. At the end of the time period the three projects with the most votes win some prize money ($1,000 to first, $500 for second, $250 …

Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch Competition

If you are looking for a great networking event or if you have a business idea that you want to test please read on: The 7th Annual Fast Pitch Competition April 24, 2012 Korn Hall at UCLA Anderson School of Management  Tech Coast Angels Presents:  The 7th Annual Fast Pitch Competition   Tuesday, April 24, …

Attention All College Students: Get on LinkedIn Now

While Facebook is the place where your college friends hang out, LinkedIn is the social network for finding a job. With your graduation looming, the time to get started on LinkedIn is while you are still in school. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 150 million members and is growing very rapidly. …

National Entrepreneurship and Small Business Academy

Zack Dafaallah, MBA and entrepreneur, came into the Center for Entrepreneurship offices yesterday telling us about his new start up that is going to help entrepreneurs more effectively and efficiently start their own businesses. While his company, National Entrepreneurship and Small Business Academy (NESBA), is still in the early stages of development its advisory board …

Business Plan Competition

You find yourself today on the wrong side of the line. The side you are on is the side where you are still just a student taking classes, doing homework, going to work; you know, the usual stuff. On the other side of the line is where the entrepreneurs stand. Those brave souls who have …

Networking Done Right.

Networking is hot. Business schools offer classes that teach students how to network. Many of the hottest start-ups are built around the concept. But how many of us really understand how to build a network? First of all, let me clear up the most common misconception about networking. It is not something you do to …