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Using the twitter hashtag #DontDoubleMyRate, Americans across the country added their voice to the discussion about keeping interest rates low.

Ed. Note: Watch the President speak on interest rates on student loans live from Boulder at 8:45 p.m. ET. And don't miss watching the President slow jam the news on Late Night tonight with Jimmy Fallon.

More than 7.4 million students with federal student loans will see their interest rates double on July 1, unless Congress steps in and maintains the current rate. Earlier today, in North Carolina, President Obama spoke with students about the critical need for Congress to act and called upon you - the American people -  to speak out.

Tens of thousands of you said “don’t double my rate” on Twitter, Facebook and Google+. After the President's speech, the hashtag was trending on Twitter in the United States and also worldwide. 

Take a look what people are saying below and contribute to the conversation by using the hashtag #DontDoubleMyRate. You can also see more stories on