Public Agenda

Is College Worth It for Me? - Ideas and Considerations

How Adults Without Degrees Think About Going (Back) to School


From the report, "Is College Worth It for Me?: How Adults Without Degrees Think About Going (Back) to School," Public Agenda looks at a number of ways that leaders in higher education, government and philanthropy can help adult prospective students make wise choices about their higher education.

The complete report is the result of survey and qualitative research with Americans whose pathways into higher education are nontraditional, in that they are entering college not right out of high school, but after some, and often many, years out of school.

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