How one high schooler made $80K (without getting a job)

By Parija Kavilanz Startup Raise.me developed a program that allows high school students to start banking college scholarship money. What’s the catch? The money is tied to students’ individual achievements. The better they do in school, the more engaged they are with their communities, the more money they earn from Raise.me’s college partners. There are 76 colleges on Raise.me’s platform, including Penn State, UMass and Tulane. Raise.me cofounder Preston Silverman hopes to increase that to 100 colleges by the end of the year. “This program could lead to the rise of the professional high school student. Instead of students grade grubbing, they will be chasing $$$$: Only in America.” Read the full article here: http://money.cnn.com/2015/09/18/smallbusiness/raiseme-college-scholarship/index.html

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