“Financial aid is the only reason I am able to be a college student. I'm really fortunate to live in a county where the community college is ranked at a university level. Because of financial aid and Pell Grants, I can worry about my studies—not about my family’s financial situation. Next spring, I will be a graduate with an associate’s degree in biological sciences.”
For individuals like Jacquie, college affordability matters. To continue the progress that President Obama has made to make college affordable for everyone, we're going to need your help.
A version of this was posted August 3 on the national blog.