That's any strip club's goal, essentially: to find more dancers to bring in more clients to make them more money. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. For hours, that is all they would do. He had his favorite and he would wait for her, politely declining dance propositions from other women, until she was available. Night after night until I found a decent paying job and left the club for good, I watched humans interacting in a sometimes ridiculous but arguably completely natural way. The sun would rise and the comforting darkness wouldn't be able to hide their emptiness or self-doubt or whatever it was they were so desperately trying to mask.
Instead of the brunette gaggle of girls taking their clothes off, they decided to turn the tables on their male co-worker. I'd watch them as they signed their final bill, a sadness rushing to their cheeks, because they knew as well as I did that the allusion was coming to an end. I felt bad for them, that they had sufficiently bought into a particular brand of masculinity and have found themselves enslaved to it. 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. He was possibly lonely, definitely sad and it was clear that spending thousands of dollars for a small portion of a stranger's time and attention made him feel better. My friends think its awesome they say Oh, I wish I could do that.
In an attempt to meet this goal, they take conventionally pretty girls, dress them in what can only be defined as lingerie, ask them to work eight hours on their feet for minimum wage while other women make thousands upon thousands of dollars a night all around them, in the hopes the struggling waitress will eventually say this isn't worth it and start dancing, too. That's what a first year law associate makes, if not more. Reporter: And if they don't win, ironically, they'll have to rely on the conversational skills they've honed in the strip club. Reporter: Maggie says she gets straight a's as a double major. Reporter: Meet the young women in hot pursuit of higher education.
I read an interview on Knox in a Rolling stone magazine, and I'm like She's 18 and doing porn. Waitressing at a strip club was easy, gave me night hours so I could work more than one job at once and didn't require as much training as a normal serving job because, well, it's not difficult to bring drinks to men who couldn't care less about their beverage. Reporter: So what made you think All right, I'll try stripping? Doing this means proving to people that strippers aren't always the stereotypical slut. I learned that lighting is everything. Sometimes I do homework -- Reporter: To the bright lights, big city dance club called Scores. Reporter: Egypt was eager to meet Knox when she made at appearance at her strip club, the show palace.
I learned how to hide illegal drug use and how to turn down an advance in a way that seems seductive. We work hard, even if it is showing our bodies. Reporter: But these college students say they feel less exploited doing this than, say, waiting tables. I would say all of it, and a little extra as well. Reporter: And belle Knox knows well the struggle to pay hefty duke university tuition. We publish only the best videos from the Internet. Reporter: You going to go for the scores scholarship now? And sadly, I watched a few women who stripped because it was a means to an end and an easy way to sustain a drug or alcohol habit.
Reporter: 18-year-old Egypt says she doesn't get admired for stripping, but she feels she should get respect. Reporter: This past Saturday, Maggie took home more in one night than she would have working 40 hours as a waitress. Tonight the stupts, men and women, figuring out away to strip away student loans and high tuition. Reporter: Stripping just four nights a week at scores, the money adds up, fast. Nice fucking between people who love each other and everything set hd for each person, so carefully sorted free clips with girls stripped and movies in high quality. I'll get over to the city by around 5:30-5:45, hop on a bus or train around 6:00, and then be at work by like 8:30.
I first started working at the strip club as a waitress. It was obvious they didn't want to be there and didn't fit into that kind of environment but, sadly, felt trapped by misguided obligation. We take no responsibility for the content on any website which we link to, please use your own discretion while surfing the links. Reporter: Work means pole dancing in a g-string, for men who show their appreciation by giving them tips. Reporter: To earn tuition, dino, who's studying international trade, performs at New York's hunk-o-mania.
Every other weekend, she takes a 3-hour train ride from her home in Baltimore to Manhattan. Reporter: In fact, so much Independence that she told Time magazine just this week she no longer qualifies for any financial aid. They are part of a new generation taking off their clothes so they don't have to take on college debt. A part of me assumed he was a widower. I'm pre-law at the university of maryland-baltimore county. Disclaimer: We have zero tolerance policy against any illegal pornography. The hours were slightly longer but I didn't have to walk the floor, I could hide behind the bar where my derriere wasn't as visible and, most importantly, I could watch.
Our collection is a huge selection of 5,488 videos, which are conveniently categorized in different directions and tags. Reporter: Egypt got her inspiration from an unlikely role model, the infamous duke university porn star, belle Knox. If they said something, they were labeled pussies or gay or both, so they'd force a smile and hesitantly laugh and white-knuckle their way through the evening. The metal of his wedding ring would glisten as the lights of the stage would flash and turn, highlighting his smile as he genuinely clung to every word the dancer said. It's seducing them -- It's definitely sales.
The start-up I was working for folded, I had a part-time office job that kept me washing my hair with hand soap and I was living in a big city where rent was criminal. I learned how to stop a fight without getting physical and how to compliment a woman on something other than her looks. For the few hours they were in the club they seemed so powerful and rich and happy, but I'd continue to watch them as their friends started to leave, one by one. Exactly, and going to school full time, you don't really have time to work 40 hours a week. We reported extensively here on outrageous tuition some kids and their parents are now paying. I learned that a woman's power doesn't come from she shape of her body or how naked she is willing to be or how attractive she is considered by the opposite sex. 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.