5 things to know about starting a company in college

Facebook, Snapchat, Modcloth–these are just a few of the well-known businesses started in college.

While it may sound terrifying and intimidating, there are a handful of benefits to dipping your toe in the entrepreneurial game while still in college.

If you’re seriously thinking about starting a company in college, here are five crucial things to be prepared for as a young entrepreneur.

Editor’s Note: TechCrunch Audience Development Analyst Rebecca Friedman assisted with the layout of this piece.