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How Some Students Make Ends Meet in B-School

Chocolate truffles by Alexandra Whisnant, a Cornell graduate who started a
confectionery business
Chocolate truffles by Alexandra Whisnant, a Cornell graduate who started a confectionery business Photograph by Ian Chun

Full-time MBA students head back to business school, aware that—barring access to a healthy trust fund—they’ll have to live as if they’re broke. This can provide great motivation for outside-the-box thinking: Beer and pizza aren’t cheap. Here are a few creative money-making ventures that have been tried, with some success, by cash-strapped MBA students:

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