Essay on America 's College Of College

1732 Words Apr 28th, 2015 7 Pages
America’s College Promise
“Forty percent of college students chose community college…Whoever you are, this plan is your chance to graduate ready for the new economy, without a load of debt,” quoted President Barack Obama (Calvert 2). Let’s say you decide to go to a community college after high school. You would most likely be saving a lot of money by going to a community college instead of a four-year school or university. Imagine how much you would save if all fifty states in the U.S. decide to have community colleges free. I am interested in this topic myself because I will soon have to be looking at colleges and thinking about what I want to do with my life. I also need to start saving money for college tuition and other expenses. I have even considered going to a community college after high school. If President Obama’s proposal, also known as America’s College Promise, passes then this would save not only me, but tons of students a lot of money. Some may be thinking what’s the catch or is it even possible to happen. America’s College Promise proposal needs to be examined to see if it is the solution to the problem of the increase in college debt by looking at the background, the requirements, the benefits, and the obstacles that are in the way.
On January 8, 2015, President Barack Obama announced his new proposal called America’s College Promise. This proposal would make all community colleges free nationwide for only the students who meet the requirements.…

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