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How Networking can Elevate your Career and Startup

CTO, TED Speaker, founder, and BETA Camp Alumni, Rishi Kothari, sat down with us to chat about how networking has affected his experiences while working in s startup. Here are his two cents on how it can boost your career or startup. 

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Student Startup Resources

Whether you decide to invest in some of the books mentioned above, or participate in any of the e-learning business courses, or attend business workshops, all of these things will only benefit you as you begin your journey of becoming an entrepreneur. We know the process may seem daunting at first, but by reaching out to educate yourself and applying the knowledge you learn, you'll eventually be running your own business in no time! Start today and begin working on yourself and your startup!

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Startup Development 101: What Every Startup Should Know

It is incredibly daunting to create your own startup as a high school entrepreneur. From managing products and planning marketing to handling finances and suppliers; the whole shebang of responsibilities is pretty intimidating. The idea of starting a business is made even more stressful with the expectation that you need to hit it off big right off the bat. But we’ll let you in on the secret behind BETA Campers’ startups’ success.

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How to Get an Internship - A Guide to Starting Your Career Off Right

For most high school students, it may seem virtually impossible to land a good internship. The process is confusing and difficult, but with the right strategies, you’ll be much more likely to get an internship. We have broken down the key steps to becoming an intern for businesses from startup companies that are in beta testing, to established tech giants like Apple and Google.

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Best Student Startups

People are constantly talking about how one can build a start-up while in high school, but has anyone actually ever founded a successful startup business while in high school? Here are four examples of start-ups founded by students, two of which are emerging from BETA Camp, and two of which are established successful start-ups founded by students when they were in high school!

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How to break into the startup world as a high school student

After spending our lives hearing about Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and hearing about their rags-to-riches stories, many of us are ready to start writing our own. So before jumping straight into the startup world, here’s how to prepare:

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Alumni Spotlight: Rishi Kothari

“What BETA Camp taught me is that you can be as nerdy as possible and still be an incredible entrepreneur. Building things that people want is the true connection between all founders.” BETA Camp Alumnus Rishi Kothari goes into how Beta Camp helped him navigate the startup world as a high school developer and entrepreneur!

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Top Ten Tech Programs to Join as a High School Student

If you're a high schooler looking to learn more about tech for your future career, but don't know what programs to join you've come to the right place! Below, we've compiled a list of the top 10 high school technology programs for you to consider joining to advance your path to success. 

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Alumni Spotlight: Caitlyn Obrero

“BETA Camp gave me confidence as an entrepreneur. As long as you make it viable; you can start a business.” Hear about BETA Camp Alumni Caitlyn Obreros take on the BETA Camp experience and what it’s like being a teen in Business and Tech!

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Top Business and Entrepreneurship Programs for High School Students

We compiled a list of the top business programs for high school students that focus on leadership, building a business, and becoming a better entrepreneur - all while in high school! 

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Alumni Spotlight: Vivek Jariwala

BETA Camp Alumni Vivek Jarwiala talks about what it’s like being the founder of three startups, the BETA Camp experience, partnering with streetwear companies, and being an active member of his school community. 

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How to write an awesome personal statement

It’s important to look at the application from the reviewer’s perspective. Most of the times, it’s not about how many amazing qualities you can show them about yourself but instead digging deep into what they might be looking for and how you best exemplify that person. ‍

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What you can do in high school to set yourself up for success

We know you already have a lot going on and not all of these tips will come naturally. But just by reading this article, you’re opening up your mind to change and growth and that’s a huge step! Feel free to share with friends and family!

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Why you should pursue your passion

In high school, we are often told that some of our interests are a waste of time. They are not considered “productive.” We can’t possibly make a living from it…can we? At BETA Camp, we believe that you should be able to do what you love. No matter what you go into, as long as you have a business mind and a knowledge of technology, you will be invincible.

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