To pay tuition, students sell all kinds of things, from lattes at Starbucks to their own bodies (for medical trials). But Alex Jasiulek has sold--or mortgaged--something new: the 10 years of his life after graduation, U.S. News reports. Through junior year, Jasiulek, a Columbia University senior, had received $19,000 from a company called Lumni and agreed to pay about 3.7 percent of the salary he earns--no matter how high it goes--for a decade after graduation. If he doesn't have a job, or if he's earning less than 200 percent of the poverty line, he doesn't pay anything, temporarily. The...

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