Test drive college before you commit with Lakeland University's new 'Milwaukee Co-Op Year' program

NOW: Test drive college before you commit with Lakeland University’s new ’Milwaukee Co-Op Year’ program

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- As the cost of college continues to go up, many young people are questioning whether getting a 4-year degree is right for them. 

But what if you try out college tuition free for a year? 

That's exactly what Lakeland University is offering Milwaukee-area students through a unique program called the Milwaukee Co-Op Year. 

We have a few guests joining us this morning to share more about it. 

Sam Poullette is Lakeland University's vice presidents for enrollment management. 

Marchelle Odom is a high school teach with Milwaukee Public Schools and an advocate for the program. 

And Jason Dung, just graduated from the Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning and is committed to attend Lakeland University as part of the Milwaukee Co-Op Year. 

They all joined CBS 58 this morning, Thursday, Aug. 19 to talk about the new program.

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