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Tune In to Hear the President on Student Loans

Watch President Obama talk about student loans and college affordability, then get your questions answered.

Ed. Note: This live session of Office Hours has concluded. View the full question and answer session below or at

In a little more than a week, the interest rates on federal student loans are scheduled to double. Unless Congress takes action, around 7.4 million students will rack up an additional $1,000 in debt each year.

Today, at 1:40 PM ET, President Obama will call on Congress to take action. You can watch live at

Then join us for Office Hours at 2:30 PM ET. Mark Zuckerman, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council, will be on Twitter to answer your questions about student loan interest rates and college affordability. 

Here’s how it works:

  • Ask your questions now and during the live event on Twitter with the hashtag #WHChat
  • Follow the Q&A live through the @WHLive Twitter account
  • If you miss the live session, the full session will be posted and

So, stop by for Office Hours at 2:30 PM ET today with Mark Zuckerman and be sure to follow @WhiteHouse for the latest updates and more opportunities to engage.