Campus Comments: Tuition-free community college

Students around the Saddleback College campus were asked, “What do you think about the current proposal by the White House for tuition-free community college?”

  • "Not everyone is made to go to college. All it's going to do is try and push people to go do it. I feel like more people are needed in trade schools and other things that are more useful as well because college isn't exactly made for everybody." (Shawn Ojedea, 19, business)
    "Not everyone is made to go to college. All it's going to do is try and push people to go do it. I feel like more people are needed in trade schools and other things that are more useful as well because college isn't exactly made for everybody." (Shawn Ojedea, 19, business)
  • "I think that if I qualify for it, great. If not, it doesn't really affect me. I think its probably a good idea to give education to people who can't afford it." (Lucas Stone, 20, marketing)
    "I think that if I qualify for it, great. If not, it doesn't really affect me. I think its probably a good idea to give education to people who can't afford it." (Lucas Stone, 20, marketing)
  • "I think it'd be very helpful. I think it'd give people the opportunity to be able to go to school." (Jessica Willis, 24, communications)
    "I think it'd be very helpful. I think it'd give people the opportunity to be able to go to school." (Jessica Willis, 24, communications)
  • "I'm always thinking as a new person here [at Saddleback]...about these free opportunities for students who are not able to pay all of these fees. I think it's a really good idea." (Nadia Kiana, 19, ESL)
    "I'm always thinking as a new person here [at Saddleback]...about these free opportunities for students who are not able to pay all of these fees. I think it's a really good idea." (Nadia Kiana, 19, ESL)
  • "As long as it's financially fit, it could be a good thing in the long run." (Brandon Dubose, 20, physics)
    "As long as it's financially fit, it could be a good thing in the long run." (Brandon Dubose, 20, physics)
  • "I'm not too sure. I don't think there'd be anything wrong with that." (Justin Cerrone, 18, business marketing)
    "I'm not too sure. I don't think there'd be anything wrong with that." (Justin Cerrone, 18, business marketing)
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