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Higher Education

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This issue examines the decision to pursue higher education and directs readers to information and tools for evaluating their education options and potential payoffs.

In This Issue

Higher Education: Are You Ready for the Next Frontier?

What education path is right for me? How might my payoff from education compare to the average person's? This space exploring edition of 5E Navigator rockets readers on a journey exploring the decision to pursue higher education. Inside, you’ll find information to help you evaluate your education options and the potential returns, plus tips to help you prepare for the flight path you choose.

Related Resources – For more information on the post-secondary education decision, check out these other resources:

Invest in What’s Next: Life After High School is an online mini-course developed by the Federal Reserve Banks of Richmond and San Francisco to help students navigate their first major financial decision: what path to pursue after high school. The course encourages students to explore multiple post-secondary education paths and job options and to think about how investing in their knowledge and skills may contribute to their future well-being.

5E Navigator: Student Loans is an online publication that examines the various ways to pay for college.

Navigate: Exploring College and Careers is a student workbook that introduces students to careers, college and financial aid.