Teen Becomes World's Youngest Professor

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While many 18- and 19-year-olds await word from colleges, one of their peers has been accepted to a university — as a professor. Just days before her 19th birthday, Alia Sabur was hired to teach cell science at Konkuk University in South Korea.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

While many 18-year-olds await word from colleges, one of their peers has been accepted to a university — as a professor. Just days before her 19th birthday, Alia Sabur was hired to teach cell science at a university in South Korea. Now the Guinness World Records has made it official. She's the youngest college professor ever. Dr. Sabur was just 14 when she earned her bachelor's, the youngest American girl in history do so.

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