College  |  July 07, 2020  |  Connor Peoples

Infographic: Report Shows Families Find Different Paths to Higher Education

What you’ll learn

94% of high school students plan on hitting the books after they graduate from high school. Some will go on to college, some will pursue career training, but most want to continue their education, and more than half have a plan for how to pay for it. According to Sallie Mae’s newest research report, “Higher Ambitions: How America Plans for Post-secondary Education,” planners are 3x more likely to feel confident about how they’ll meet the cost, and they’re saving more money than those without a plan ($28,389 vs. $14,999).

Here’s a look at some other interesting findings:


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