Is it worth the cost to attend a private school; short answer is no. Attending a private school is always more expensive than its public counter part. And I hesitate to say counter part because that would mean they are on equal footing and that isn’t necessarily the case. I have had the experience of attending a public university and private school and there is no comparison in my case. Now of course there is always the exceptions, for example Harvard, Yale, and the University of New York to name a few; chances are if you go to a ivy league school you already have connections through your family. If your going to be a big time executive or a wall street tycoon then the big name private schools is the way to go.

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We all should know by now that paying more for something doesn’t mean your getting better quality. In this case, paying a lot more money doesn’t mean a better education. Putting bigger profits aside, there are legit reasons why a private school must charge more than a public. For instance a public school has additional funding resources, such as state subsidies, where as a private school has you as the main source of its funding regardless of who or what pays them on your behalf. Some private schools do qualify to receive pell grant money and other programs that maybe offered by the state and the federal government, however, you will most likely end up with a big bill due after you leave school whether you owe the school or the government; most likely the government since the school is going to want there money up front which is the case for both public and private schools.

If you’re determined to go the private route because …