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Name: Caroline L. School: University of Cincinnati Hometown: Fort Thomas, KY Major: Political Science and International Affairs What does college affordability mean to you? College affordability means the ability to pursue a degree for a future career, without being burdened by debt for the foreseeable future. What do you see as the biggest issues students […]

Name: Alexis O. School: The Ohio State University Major: World Politics and Spanish What does college affordability mean to you? To me, it’s the difference between fulfilling my life’s aspirations and being unable to do so. Being able to go to college is the single greatest gift a person my age can receive, both to […]

Name: Madison N. School: Kent State University Hometown: Richfield, Ohio Major: Political Science, History, and Pre-law What does college affordability mean to you? Affordable college looks like an opportunity for any person from any income background to finance college and have it paid off in 5 years, like a car, rather than the debt following […]

Name: Garrett S. School: The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law What does college affordability mean to you? College affordability means being able to climb into the middle class. What do you see as the biggest issues students face right now? A lot of students—even those who aren’t politically active—are frustrated with the status […]

Name: Anthony E. School: Ohio University Hometown: Lorain, OH Major: Political Science and Strategic Communication What does college affordability mean to you? It means doing whatever we can to limit the debt students are currently facing. Even 30 years ago, it wasn’t this expensive to gain a college degree. What do you see as the […]

Name: Bailey W. School: Ohio University Major: Economics What does college affordability mean to you? College affordability means helping all students get ahead, without going into massive debt while doing so. I’m a first-generation college student: my mom is a nurse, and my dad is a union electrician. Neither of them have college educations. What […]

Name: Clancy T. School: Ohio University Major: History What does college affordability mean to you? Just having the resources to go to college. It’s a huge problem right now. My dad is a teacher in Cleveland. At my high school—90-something percent of us go to college. My dad’s school, less than 15 miles away, fewer […]

Sherrod is proud to stand with students. Every day in the Senate, he fights to make college affordable and accessible. And he pushes for policies— for loan relief, for a fairer healthcare system, for an economy that supports workers—that will help students get ahead once they graduate. Meet some of the students excited to stand […]