Reporter: Egypt was eager to meet Knox when she made at appearance at her strip club, the show palace. I read an interview on Knox in a Rolling stone magazine, and I'm like She's 18 and doing porn. Reporter: Once again proving that the sexiest body part is the brain? I was sitting in my dorm room one day and just completely stressed about how the heck I was gonna pay any of my bills, and I said to my roommate, Screw it, I'll just be a porn star. Reporter: Stripping just four nights a week at scores, the money adds up, fast. I would say all of it, and a little extra as well.
Not to sound cocky, but you look the mirror, and it's a great way to make money, it's easy, it's fun, you go on stage and perform. Sometimes I do homework -- Reporter: To the bright lights, big city dance club called Scores. Reporter: But these college students say they feel less exploited doing this than, say, waiting tables. Porn has really given me a lot of financial Independence. I'm pre-law at the university of maryland-baltimore county.
It looks like money talks as HotSpanish offers another 200 for the hot bikini girl to kiss and makeout with him. I would say all of it, and a little extra as well. Essentially you're a student by day and stripper by night. It's the girls who know how to talk to people. Reporter: But while these women say they still get shamed for being in this line of work, men get celebrated, like Channing Tatum in Magic Mike. I'm getting my masters in social work.
My mom, she said that she was disappointed, because it was exploitation. It turns out every girl has her price! Reporter: Stripping just four nights a week at scores, the money adds up, fast. Reporter: Egypt got her inspiration from an unlikely role model, the infamous duke university porn star, belle Knox. Reporter: And so you're willing to sell your time and your company in order to pay tuition? My friends think its awesome they say Oh, I wish I could do that. Essentially you're a student by day and stripper by night.
I read an interview on Knox in a Rolling stone magazine, and I'm like She's 18 and doing porn. Reporter: This past Saturday, Maggie took home more in one night than she would have working 40 hours as a waitress. That's what a first year law associate makes, if not more. Reporter: And when his buddies discover his extra-curricular activity, the response is overwhelmingly positive. Reporter: Egypt was eager to meet Knox when she made at appearance at her strip club, the show palace. Every other weekend, she takes a 3-hour train ride from her home in Baltimore to Manhattan.
I'm jade, and I'm getting my bachelors in forensic psychology. They are part of a new generation taking off their clothes so they don't have to take on college debt. We reported extensively here on outrageous tuition some kids and their parents are now paying. Reporter: But these college students say they feel less exploited doing this than, say, waiting tables. We're selling our time and our company. It's seducing them -- It's definitely sales. Tonight the stupts, men and women, figuring out away to strip away student loans and high tuition.
Reporter: What do their parents think of this eccentric solution to the college debt problem? Reporter: 18-year-old Egypt says she doesn't get admired for stripping, but she feels she should get respect. I've gotten some comments, but people definitely make a point of mentioning it, and I feel like there are people that define me by that. Reporter: And belle Knox knows well the struggle to pay hefty duke university tuition. She refuses the initial offer of 50 dollars from him but then accepts to take off her clothes for 200 dollars. Test Text1 Okay, here's the question, how far would you go to pay for college? Reporter: In fact, so much Independence that she told Time magazine just this week she no longer qualifies for any financial aid.
Reporter: And belle Knox knows well the struggle to pay hefty duke university tuition. It turns out every girl has her price! There's so many jobs that just won't pay a wage that covers the cost of tuition so while I'm young, this is a terrific opportunity. Reporter: Maggie says she gets straight a's as a double major. Oh, wow, you want to be a lawyer? Reporter: You going to go for the scores scholarship now? I have a class that ends at 5:15. Exactly, and going to school full time, you don't really have time to work 40 hours a week.