Avoid the "Free" in "Freelancing" 

Some entrepreneurial students with the right skills are jumping into self-employment while still in school and/or are considering independent work as an option after graduation.

The work ranges from freelance writing to web designing to IT programming — virtually anything that can be done working remotely.  If you are considering self-employment, here’s a good story from a New York-based business publication about the need be diligent about contracting.