Akron, Ohio - An Akron company is using the Internet to help college students share their classroom notes with each other and make some money while doing it.
Michael Matousek, the CEO of flashnotes.com, said he thought of the idea while he was a junior at Kent State University.
The website allows students to upload their notes and then other students can download them for a fee.
"We actually had notes range from $1.99 to $36. We've paid out kids over $500 a week using their notes, and once again there is no cost to these students because they are taking the notes and it's free to upload," said Matousek.
Matousek said the service has an online rating system for the notes and posting of comments about the author of those notes is encouraged to help ensure the quality of the notes.
According to Matousek, they have users from 34 different schools across the country.
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