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 Affording Independent School


You understand the value of an independent school education, but you're wondering whether or not you can afford it. Families use a variety of strategies to pay for an independent school education. Some pay for tuition in one lump sum. Others spread tuition over multiple months using a payment plan. Tuition loans are also available. Some grandparents or other family members may also contribute to tuition. In addition, financial aid is available at most schools.

There are many types of aid available that can assist you in financing your child's education. Browse through the site to learn more about what financial aid options are available for your family, the steps in applying for aid, and common myths about financial aid.

Start here to find out how you can afford an education that will last a lifetime!


Article Date: 9/10/2012
Tip: Financial Aid
Throughout the financial aid process, talk with the financial aid administrators at every school you are applying to. Because schools have different financial aid policies and budgets, answers will vary from school to school.