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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Low-Cost Startups by Gail Margolies Reid

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College Consulting Services

Estimated startup costs: $250+
Estimated first-year revenue: $30,000-$60,000
This work requires credentials and solid word-of-mouth referrals to build up your clientele. You are dealing with very precious cargo—a teen’s future. For those who are going through this process, selecting a college is the most important decision they will have made to date. Parents and students believe their entire future hinges on making the right decision. So before they’ll trust you with something this important, you have to build a reputation for results. Start out slowly, even part time, so you are not fully dependent on deriving a full-time income in your first year or two.
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Even though your focus is on the student ...

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