Basics You Need to Know
Read this article to get a basic understanding of how financial aid works, including definitions of key terms, how need is computed, and a timeline for applying for financial aid.
The School Visit and Interview
Read this article for tips on making the most of your school visit and interview, where you'll get a feel for the school that cannot be communicated via admissions materials or on a website.
Six Special Considerations When You Look for Schools
A veteran independent school admissions director offers important criteria to consider when reviewing schools' materials and making school visits.
Seeing the School for Yourself
When selecting an independent school for your child, there's no substitute for seeing the school in person. Find out what the school's Open House event is good for, what it's not good for, and questions to ask when you're there.
Click here for key questions to ask yourself when selecting an independent school, and for good sources of information about schools that interest you.
Myths about Financial Aid
Read this article to dispel some common myths you may have heard regarding financial aid and independent schools.
Learn about the application process and getting the most out of school visits and interviews.
Read this article to find out how the financial aid process works at independent schools and for seven steps to follow to determine your family's financial need.
What are Independent Private Schools? Learn more about these schools and how you can apply.