Many of today's college graduates won't spend adulthood working in an established company and following a well-traveled professional path to success. They will forgo tradition and join the startup community, according to a recent report from the Kauffman Foundation, which supports entrepreneurship and innovative approaches to problem solving.
The study's authors found that in 2014, 33 percent of new entrepreneurs were college graduates, up from 23.7 percent in 1996.
A number of undergrads start working on new ventures and participating in business competitions while simultaneously earning their bachelor's degrees, which requires a certain kind of passion and focus.
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