The Balancing Act of Being a Student Entrepreneur

James Base is redefining the way we network.

As a student at Temple University, James went into college with the intention of entering the realm of business. Tired of the ambiguity that surrounds graduating college and “finding your passion,” James took it upon himself to ensure a positive career path. James soon found that this was a common problem many young individuals face. Today, he’s the founder of Diversifyre, whose mission is to give all students the ability to find their passion or enrich what they already love with people they can share it with, without barriers.

What does it mean to be a student entrepreneur? Learn from James’ experience and get his insight on the balancing act. Don’t forget to check out James’ page to learn more about his company, Diversifyre.

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SXSW 2016 – Vote For Our Own Antonio Neves

At about.me we believe in the power of college students. That’s why we created campus.

Our Director of campus, Antonio Neves is all about helping college students excel on and off campus. He’s an award-winning journalist, author and nationally recognized college leadership speaker. A first generation college student, Antonio knows first hand that for students it’s not just about the quest for a diploma. It’s not just about getting a job. No, it’s about the journey to create life with meaning.

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Looking Back On One Student’s Colorful Takeover

From crafting unique jewelry to exploring all that Miami has to offer, Shayda Nematollahi definitely keeps herself busy.

As a graduate student at Barry University, Shayda took some time out of her jam-packed schedule to fill us in on where she finds inspiration in her everyday life. Missed Shayda’s takeover on our Instagram feed? Check out all the snaps below and see our interview with her here.

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Guest Instagrammer: How One Graduate Student Lives A Colorful Life

Shayda Nematollahi is an artist in all aspects of her life.

From designing beautiful jewelry to crafting the perfect Instagram, Shayda never stops creating. Because of Shayda’s creative nature and colorful aesthetic, we’re excited to feature her as our guest Instagrammer of the week. She’ll be taking over our feed, sharing what a week in the life of Shayda looks like.

We interviewed this graduate student and future therapist to to learn more about creative inspiration, her story, and what’s next for the Atlanta native.

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about.me Office Hours with CEO & Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad

Are you a college student looking to break into the Silicon Valley startup scene? An aspiring entrepreneur? A future founder?

If yes, we invite you to join us on Wednesday, April 15th at 3PM PDT for an online web event, “Office Hours,” with about.me CEO, Tony Conrad. Tony is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist who has invested in top companies including MakerBot, Blue Bottle and WordPress.

During this one-hour web event, Tony will share insights on the Silicon Valley tech scene, startup culture, how to best position yourself for a career with a startup.

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How One College Student’s Internet-Obsession Is Paying Off

Lily Herman is obsessed with the internet and she’s not ashamed to admit it. While some consider spending 10 to 15 hours a day on the internet an addiction, Lily considers it just an average day.

As a junior at Wesleyan University, she somehow balances classes with running The Prospect, a blog she co-founded that helps high schoolers understand the college admissions process and serving in editorial capacities with The Muse, Her Campus and USA Today College. Amongst all of that, Lily was also featured as one of Glamour Magazine’s Top 10 College Women of 2015.

Whether she’ll become a media giant in New York City post-graduation or a thought leader in the Twitter-verse, Lily is a student to keep your eye on. Read on to learn more about Lily, her work and her passions.

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Photographers, Musicians and Students: Follow Friday

It’s that time of week again, Friday! Today we’re excited to be featuring the pages of four awesome users who submitted themselves to our #FFaboutme contest.

If you don’t see your page on this week’s #FFaboutme you can always try for next week by adding your about.me URL to your Twitter bio and tweeting at us @aboutdotme with the hashtag, #FFaboutme. And don’t forget, you have to have a picture of you and your lovely face in your background photo! For tips about what we’re looking for in a page, check out this post!

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