13-Year-Old India Child Prodigy Is Your New Role ModelKatie J.M. Baker9/16/13 7:15pm633EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink13-year-old Sushma Verma's father sold his land in north India so Sushma could afford to go to school. Not just any school — she finished high school at 7 and earned her undergraduate degree at age 13. What's next? Her master's in microbiology, obviously.