A WOMAN has revealed how she is now making over £100,000 a year – and left uni debt-free thanks to her side hustle.
Gabriella Carter used her expert knowledge of social media to fuel her successful part-time gig.
The 22-year-old began her journey on a college scholarship of over £1.5million ($2million), which enabled her to graduate from the prestigious Princeton University with a debt-free final year.
But that’s not all – Gabriella shared her incredible story on social media and discovered she had a knack for teaching others how to follow in her footsteps.
The impressive student and athlete had applied for several different scholarships and was awarded 35 at the end of the process.
This gave her the huge £1.5 million ($2 million) in scholarship money, enough to graduate with no debt.
While the business-savvy student was studying at Princeton, Gabriella posted her experience of applying for the scholarships on YouTube.
She gained a huge audience on the video sharing platform and later expanded to Instagram.
The Jamaica Born an entrepreneur, he began collaborating with brands to create exclusive ads for various scholarship opportunities and even began coaching individual students.
Her business, Growing With Gabby, launched in 2022 where she made a whopping £140,000 ($177,000) and now expects to rake in a whopping £238,000 ($300,000) this year.
And the entrepreneur now plans to expand her business while also creating content for NBC University through her Creator Accelerator program.
In addition to the thriving side hustle, Gabriella worked a nine-to-five job that brought in a hefty starting salary of £71,000 ($90,000).
But after realizing how popular her part-time job was becoming and when the money really started to flow, the aspiring entrepreneur quit her day job to pursue Growing With Gabby full-time.
Talking to CNBC Speaking of where her quest for financial success came from, Gabriella said, “One thing I used to do with my dad really a lot was watch the Suze Orman Show.”
“Although I didn’t necessarily know all the financial terms, it really enabled me to get into debt and how it can affect your life and the different ways you can use money to invest and improve your quality of life. “
She also explained that quitting her job to pursue a side hustle was a daunting step. But when she recognized the uniqueness of her business and realized that she was well on her way to financial freedom, it was the right decision.
This comes after a student revealed he now pays for all his pints at the local boozer with the money I make from his simple side hustle.
The 21-year-old rakes in an extra £320 a month by doing odd jobs alongside his full-time degree in nursing.
And one dad shared how he made an extra £390 in just minutes with a simple part-time job – all while working a full-time job.