Classroom vs. crash-course

February 10, 2010: 12:44 PM ET

An aspiring entrepreneur wonders if academic training in running a business will pay off.

Spate, Orange, Calif.
I am a sophomore in community college. My dream is to launch my own business someday. Now that it's time to choose a major, I'm debating if I should go to a prestigious school and major in entrepreneurial studies or major in engineering or something else to acquire a set of skills first, since I will most likely work for a company and build up some capital before I can open a business. What do you think? Is majoring in entrepreneurship a good choice?

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