Welcome to Louisiana NEXT, your guide to life after high school in Louisiana. We’ve got what you need to know to make the most of your high school years, get into your preferred college or university—or find the immediate career opportunity that's right for you—and set yourself up for a bright future.

Louisiana NEXT is produced by Louisiana Business Inc., publisher of Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, Daily Report, [225] Magazine, inRegister, 10/12 Industry Report and an array of specialty publications and corporate projects.

Each edition of Louisiana NEXT reaches 100,000 Louisiana high school juniors and seniors, as well as educators and parents. It is the only annual resource for statewide collegiate and career planning. The magazine is provided free to students and free to schools.  

Louisiana NEXT provides a unique, comprehensive source of information and guidance to high school students, offering insight, tools and encouragement to students as they develop their educational and career goals. This includes information on choosing a career, hot jobs, salaries and education and training options for a variety of career tracks, as well as financial aid and scholarships and details on the college application process. 

The publication is intended to keep graduates in our state by showing them the advantages of and viable choices for ongoing education and employment in Louisiana.