02/24/2012 05:51 pm ET

Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn Founder Shares Advice With College Students: 'Take Intelligent Risks'

Heads up, college seniors. Graduation's right around the corner, college debt's hanging over your head, and that career track you were promised is f'd.
The good news? Reid Hoffman, who launched LinkedIn, says hope is not lost. Hoffman is the guy who invented social media. No, not Zuckerberg. Hoffman invented SocialNet while the Facebook billionaire was still in middle school. Hoffman then went on to play key roles in PalPay and Zynga before launching LinkedIn.

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