Tuesday, February 23, 2016


Chelsea Workman went to Ohio State University because it was her cheapest option. But she still had to take out student loans and work to make ends meet. By the middle of her sophomore year, she'd had enough. She dropped out and moved to Germany to finish her degree where college is free. Hunter Newsome, from California, decided to go to college in Estonia rather than the University of California, Davis -- at the very last minute. He's saving more than $10,000 a year on tuition, and he'll earn a bachelor's degree in three years rather than four. There are at least 44 schools across Europe where Americans can earn their bachelor's degree for free, according to Jennifer Viemont, the founder of an advising service called Beyond The States. All public colleges in Germany, Iceland, Norway and Finland are free for residents and international students. And some private schools in the European Union don't charge for tuition either. Many are going out of their way to attract foreigners by offering programs taught entirely in English...

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