9 ways to attend college for free
Choose a school that pays for you
Focus on a single subject and you could attend school free. Schools such as The Cooper Union, the Webb Institute and the Curtis Institute of Music offer a select range of academic programs but also foot the tuition bill for every student.
"That's fine if you have no doubts about what you want to do," Gobel, author of "Graduation Debt," says. "The worst scenario is graduating, realizing you don't want to do that and having to go back."