With the emergence of online education, it is now possible for high school students to begin their college education while they are still in high school. Students who are taking these online classes are eligible to earn college credits.
The Socorro High School is one educational institution that lets their students to access college classes and earn college credits early. Socorro High School students are taking online courses through Western New Mexico University for free because the college waives tuition and fees and the textbooks are subsidized by the high school.
Through this system, the students can actually begin their college education without paying for anything. And this is indeed a good opportunity for students to be acquainted with online education system and experience college education conveniently. So if you are looking for ways to cut costs of college education, why not inquire on your high school? They might have some programs which are similar to this one.