May 16, 2012
Time to Make it Happen
Shan Pesaru
Young Alumni Council, President

Congratulations to all of Tech’s newest Young Alumni! We are honored to welcome the recent graduating class to the Georgia Tech Alumni community.

The month of May always reminds that time flies. It’s been seven years since I graduated yet I can still remember that amazing feeling of “getting out”. I spent a year after graduation in the “corporate world” and quickly realized that I needed to be my own boss. It’s not an easy decision for most people to make, though I think Georgia Tech grads in particular already possess the resourcefulness and perseverance that’s required to be an entrepreneur.

This month’s GT GOLD honors those entrepreneurs that boldly go where others only dream about. You can read about four tech alumni who wrote a book about how you can work towards your dreams as an entrepreneur. You’ll also read about by harnessing her youthful energy and positive attitude.

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FEATURED YOUNG ALUMNI
Entrepreneurial Spirit of Four Tech Graduates Inspires New Book
Every year, college graduates pour out into the real world with the goal of achieving the "American Dream" of a steady entry-level job. However, this most recent generation of college graduates is different. They are more independent, more entrepreneurial and more radical, and four recent graduates from Georgia Tech are proof of how perhaps the true American Dream cannot...
By now, you’ve probably heard it many times—this isn’t an economy in which you can be successful in real estate. You will not make money selling properties, and you’re likely to go broke. Yet despite all of these warnings that have become so common for potential real estate investors, one young Georgia Tech alumnus set out after college to make her own path...
FEATURED EVENT
6/1/12
6 p.m.
Metro Atlanta 5th Annual Georgia Tech Night at the Symphony
Atlanta, GA
Join us for the performance of Sibelius’s Violin Concerto featuring Concertmaster David Coucheron, along with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, a gripping symphonic journey.

1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
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YA Calendar
FRI
6/1/12
6 p.m.
Metro Atlanta 5th Annual Georgia Tech Night at the Symphony
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WED
6/6/12
12:00 p.m.
Identifying Your Ideal Career Path with Career Coach Hallie Crawford
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