Does Our Education System Stifle Entrepreneurs? Does Our Education System Stifle Entrepreneurs?
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Does Our Education System Stifle Entrepreneurs?

by Nikhil Swaminathan

June 26, 2010

We've talked a lot about whether we're overhyping college, in general, as well as in places like charter schools. I think we can all agree that while the experience can be valuable, it isn't for everyone, especially entrepreneurs. That's the mantra of Cameron Herold, an entrepreneur and business coach, who says that our educational system is single-mindedly focused on training kids for so-called "good jobs," such as doctors and lawyers. (Our educational system and Indian parents.)

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Does Our Education System Stifle Entrepreneurs?