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  1. May 2017
    1. After all, America's future is at stake. And nearly everyone agrees that education is one of the biggest factors that will determine the nation's fate going forward.

      If we don't go to college and better the country we aren't going to be a leading country in the world and won't have as much control as we currently do.

    2. a lot of students simply choose not to pursue a higher education

      This is an issue. Everybody should be able to attend college and live the american dream.

    3. Proponents of free college believe that it would benefit the entire nation, not just the individual students who take advantage of it.

      I agree. If we can grow as a country it is not only going to be better for everyone but for yourself. Without a college degree in today's world it is hard to get a high paying consistent job.

    4. Plus, since more people would be able to attain employer-desired credentials, more people would be able to take the good-paying jobs that often go unfilled.

      This also leads to people having more money to spend which will help to stimulate the economy.

    5. Free college—more specifically, free community college—is something that he has proposed. Yet, so far at least, the idea has not gained enough traction at the federal level.

      Even if we could just start with free community college it would be way better than not being able to go any where for college. If everyone in the united states had access to community college it would better us as a whole.

    6. After 20 to 25 years, whatever is left on their loans is written off, as long as they have consistently kept up with all of the payments that were due.

      This is a good thing however after paying for 20 years you still are going to have to pay a lot of money