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NIU alumnus Alex Broches recently appeared on an episode of
MTVs True Life titled Im being cut off by my parents
after he borrowed $10,000 to launch CollegeJunkee.com.

NIU alumnus talks about launching CollegeJunkee.com, being on MTV

By Chelsey Boutan | November 30, 2011

It has been Alex Broches' and his family's goal for years to save enough money to buy a home together. But when the 23-year-old NIU graduate decided to start an academic website for college students, he borrowed $10,000 that his family saved for a down...