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The JA Teens & College Savings Survey

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Paying for college is one of the biggest concerns on teens' minds. The JA Teens & College Savings Survey by Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank | Citizens One shows how high school junior and seniors, as well as college freshman, think about paying for higher education. The Executive Summary of the survey can be found here.

Are you a teen or the parent of a teen in the process of figuring out how to pay for this most important of investments? Check out these online resources:


Methodological Notes

The Junior Achievement / Citizens Bank | Citizens One College Savings Survey was conducted by Wakefield Research ( among 500 U.S. high school juniors, 500 U.S. high school seniors and 500 U.S. college freshmen, between March 22 and March 30, 2018, using an email invitation and an online survey. For the interviews conducted in this particular study, the chances are 95 in 100 that a survey result does not vary, plus or minus, by more than 4.4 percentage points for each audience, from the result that would be obtained if interviews had been conducted with all persons in the universe represented by the samples.

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