University of Arizona
If Congress acts to #DoublePell, Jason says the result would be that he no longer has to take out student loans on his journey to become the first person in his family with a college degree—the ultimate goal being to attend medical school.
The Pell Grant already has helped Jason pay for a good portion of his education, but doubling Pell would make a big difference.
“I would not need to work multiple jobs, whilst taking several classes per semester, and trying to get volunteer/clinical experience while at the same time having family responsibilities. It would just make life so much easier for me, especially since I pay for my education all by myself.”