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American Students Take Advantage Of Free College In Germany

Claire Becker sits in her German class at Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colorado on Monday, April 4, 2016.
(Nathaniel Minor/CPR News)
Claire Becker sits in her German class at Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colorado on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Nathaniel Minor/CPR News)

College graduates are leaving school with an average debt of $35,000 dollars. But there’s one place an increasing number of Americans are going to avoid that: Germany. In Colorado this year, 100 students are taking the German language college entrance test – the first step towards entering one of Germany's tuition-free state universities. Jenny Brundin from Here & Now contributor Colorado Public Radio has more.

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