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A new start in life for a mere $36,000

by Taylor Thornton
Apr 10, 2014


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Starter School founder Mike McGee, right, discusses meeting plans with a student before classes begin.

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A new Chicago start-up in the West Loop teaches innovation, design and code to entrepreneurs. The Starter League recently expanded its 3-month session to a full-time, 9-month program called The Starter School. The program gives students the tools to build their own companies. But like most schools these days, it is not cheap