Overview

K-12 Free Digital Lessons

Pathways: Financing Higher Education

Financial Planning for High School Students

STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understanding Your Higher Education’s ROI
  • Understanding Financial Aid
  • Student Loan Basics
  • Budgeting for Your Loans
  • Repaying Loans Responsibly

OVERVIEW

Pathways: Financing Higher Education develops informed consumers, preparing students to make wise financial decisions when considering how to best finance their higher education. Students learn about topics like financial aid, applying for FAFSA, student loans, and budgeting for responsible loan repayment.

Pathways: Financing Higher Education will be available for all U.S. Schools in late September. If you would like to get started with our resources now, create your free teacher account and add our personal finance basics course, EVERFI: Financial Literacy.

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KEY DETAILS

GRADE LEVEL:9-12
BEST FIT:Economics, Finance, Business, CTE, Counseling, Advisory
NUMBER OF LESSONS:5
TIME PER LESSON / TOTAL DURATION:15 minutes / 75 minutes
STANDARDS:Jump$tart National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education, US State Financial Literacy Standards

Preview the Lessons

Lesson 1

Understanding Your Higher Education’s ROI

In this lesson, students learn about the return on investment of higher education as well as the “true cost” of college.

Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Lesson 4
Lesson 5

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