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Courting students: Colleges revamp to stay relevant

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Colleges adapt to an entrepreneurial world

As the workforce changes and start-ups flourish, small colleges are now looking for ways to stay relevant for students.

Start-ups account for 3 percent of employment, but close to 20 percent of job creation, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Eric Lima, an associate professor at the Cooper Union in New York, said access to technology and social media is on the minds of many millennials.