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The winners for Most Promising Campus CEO have been announced!

Learn more about our winners, Catherine Cook (first place) Corey Kossack (second place) and Seth Flowerman (third place) and their business plans. Also read about the other six finalists.

About the Contest

Who says you have to wait until after graduation to earn a decent living or to launch the business of your dreams? Not Randal Pinkett, author of the new book Campus CEO: The Student Entrepreneur's Guide to Launching a Multimillion Dollar Business and winner of the fourth season of NBC's hit reality show, The Apprentice. Randal, an academic superstar with five advanced degrees, including a Ph.D. from MIT, and a successful businessman who outlasted 17 contenders on The Apprentice to win the coveted spot on Trump's team, has selected the best plan for an on-campus business!

Catherine received the Grand Prize worth $22,000, including a one-on-one consultation with Randal Pinkett himself!

Winners were announced during a live web event on February 27th—listen to the recording of the event!

During the web event, Randal explained why he selected the winners and answered the audience's questions about their own businesses. He also gave advice from his new book, Campus CEO: The Student Entrepreneur's Guide to Launching a Multimillion Dollar Business.

About Randal Pinkett

An established entrepreneur, scholar and community servant, Randal Pinkett is the co-founder, president and CEO of BCT Partners, a multimillion dollar management, technology and policy consulting firm started with several college classmates while at Rutgers University. After graduating from Rutgers with a 3.9 grade point average, Randal went on to become a Rhodes Scholar and earn four more degrees, including a Ph.D. from MIT. Thanks to his academic savvy and his profitable campus-based business, Randal managed to graduate from college completely debt free—a rare feat for most college students.


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