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How one student’s hobby turned into a career

How one student’s hobby turned into a career

By Stephanie Kim

February 6, 2014

At age 15, Tim Miller, freshman in Engineering, began creating mobile apps as a hobby. Soon, this hobby flourished into a business — one that now pays for his college tuition. By the end of this year, Miller expects to make a six-figure annual profit from the mobile apps he has made so far.  But ...