For MBA Startups, High Potential, Mixed Results

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In a difficult economy, everyone wants an edge—no one more so than aspiring MBAs. But in an increasingly tough job market, what is the most valuable skill an MBA can have? For many, it’s a knack for entrepreneurship. B-schools around the country certainly seem to think so: Four of the five top full-time MBA programs cite entrepreneurship as a leading area of study, and more schools are developing programs every day. But with entrepreneurial programs more popular than ever, a lot of MBAs are wondering: How hard is it to actually succeed as an entrepreneur?

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