Yes, it is possible to get a $25,000 discount on your college tuition, or even go to school for free. With tuition costs rising 6 percent annually — and the price of a degree potentially reaching $500,000 by 2035 — a bit of assistance could go a long way.
Some employers offer that assistance, including tuition reimbursement, as a part of their benefits package. According to financial literacy site iGrad, in some cases, the school defers student tuition payments for a period of time before classes start, while in other cases, students pay a portion up front and the employer reimburses their costs at the end of the semester.
Starbucks' tuition assistance program covers the full cost of earning an online bachelor's degree at Arizona State University, and offers students "support from a dedicated team of coaches and advisors, 24/7 tutoring on a variety of subjects and a choice of more than 70 undergraduate degrees through ASU's research driven and top-ranked program."
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