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Michelle Obama urges high school students to apply for federal aid: ‘Don’t leave money on the table’
Posted on February 7, 2014 at 7:54 am 


As part of its endeavor to provide cradle to grave federally funded education, the Obama administration had First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan get the word out that almost all students are eligible for federal aid for college.

The First Lady and Duncan appeared at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday to kick off the new federal college aid campaign. Mrs. Obama told students that applying for federal student aid is easier than they think and well worth the effort because almost every student is eligible for some kind of aid.

“Don’t leave money on the table,” Mrs. Obama said. “Almost everyone is eligible for some form of financial aid, and all you have to do to access that aid is fill out this one little form. It’s so simple.”

“Through FAFSA [Free Application for Federal Student Aid], the Department of Education provides more than $150 billion every year in low-interest loans, in grants that you don’t have to pay back, and work study programs that can help cover your educational expenses,” she offered. “And I was a work study student all throughout college.”

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Especially since it's not HER money on the table. And the first Wookie ought to know. She's been raking our money off the table for five years of weekly vacations. Only thing she and Il Douche haven't done is change the National Anthem to "Movin' On Up"!  :whistle:
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