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4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Education Affordable (nytimes.com)
2 points by pseudolus 4 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

It at least makes sense to pay for doctors and nurses to go to school, right? If you want to care for others and you do the work to earn satisfactory grades, I think that investing in your education would have positive ROI.

We had plans here in the US to pay for two years of community college for whoever ("America's College Promise"). IDK what happened to that? We should have called it #ObamaCollege so that everyone could attack corporate welfare and bad investments with no ROI.

New York has the Excelsior scholarship for CUNY and SUNY. Tennessee pays for college with lottery proceeds. Are there other state-level efforts to fund higher education in the US such that students can finish school debt-free or close to it?

There are MOOCs (online courses) which are worth credit hours for the percentage of people that commit to finishing the course. https://www.classcentral.com/

Khan Academy has free SAT, MCAT, NCLEX-RN, GMAT, and LSAT test prep and primary and supplementary learning resources. https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep

Free education: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_education

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