Lemonade Stand Economics

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Robert
Junior, University of Wisconsin - Stout

Business major, Entrepreneur, Jewelry guru

Robert creates custom jewelry out of recycled items like keys, buttons, charms and architectural scraps. It's Never Lost Jewelry. His artistic jewelry is sold at boutiques all over the state of Wisconsin. It’s more enjoyment than work most days.

Robert started at age 17 and has minimal student debt.

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Chloe
Freshman, Yale

Architecture major, Entrepreneur, Popcorn guru

Chloe has operated “Chloe’s Popcorn Stand” at the Appleton Farmers Market every Saturday during the past 7 summers selling popcorn & kettlecorn to save for college.

Chloe started at age 11 and will graduate from Yale Class of 2016 with no student loan debt.

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Dalton
Senior, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Political science major, Entrepreneur, Smoothie guru

Dalton saved money as a high school student working for the family business. Upon graduation he decided to invest his savings into his favorite cafe with his brother. Dalton now owns and operates three Tropical Smoothie Cafe's in three different cities to pay for college.

Dalton started at age 18 and has no student debt.

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Mackenzie
Senior, Appleton Career Academy

High School Senior, Entrepreneur, Photography Guru

Mackenzie started her own business, 2nd Look Photography in order to get through college debt-free. She sells unique personalized letter art photography at local craft fairs and events. She took a cool idea and turned it into a business.

Mackenzie started at age 16 and is currently saving for college.

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Tallyn
Sophomore, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Architecture major, Entrepreneur, Longboard guru

Tallyn started T.S.D. LLC to pay for college. He sells and custom paints longboards as well as designs t-shirts. This is what happens when you can design, paint and love to longboard.

Tallyn started at age 19 and is working to avoid more student loan debt

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Jason
Sophomore, University of Wisconsin – Fox Valley

History major, Entrepreneur, Antiques guru

Jason started Pretty Neat Organizers to pay for college. His main interest is antiques, so he buys and sells them online for a profit as well. Who says you can't make money and have fun at the same time?

Jason started at age 18 and has minimal student debt.

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Dana
2004 Graduate, St. Norbert College

Business major, Entrepreneur, Bicycle guru, Marketing Savant

Dana liked to fix bicycles as a kid. By the time he graduated from college he had a storefront with employees where he sold bikes as well as fixed them. Dana took a hobby and turned it into a way to pay for college.

Dana started at age 15 and graduated debt free.

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You!

Entrpreneur, guru

How are you paying for college?

What is your amazing idea?