Benefits of taking a college tour.

Posted by Cialfo on Mar 17, 2017 6:02:22 PM
 
Choices, choices, choices. The college decision process can be overwhelming. But what if it didn’t have to be?
 
So you have a couple of schools in mind, but you can’t seem to distinguish one potential college experience from another. Enter the college tour.
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Topics: US Applications, UK Applications, Best Practices, Resources

3 Things You Should Love About Your Next Company

Posted by Angela Noronha on Oct 5, 2016 8:20:24 PM

People who love their work aren’t lucky—they’ve made good choices. If you don’t find yourself in this camp, what are you waiting for? You can either spend half of your waking hours in misery or find ways to make that time not only bearable but enjoyable, creative, even inspiring. Whether you need to change your mindset, your actions, or your employer, one thing’s for sure: there are steps you can take immediately to improve your daily experience or longterm career prospects.

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Which tech visionary would you be in college?

Posted by Angela Noronha on Sep 20, 2016 5:38:05 PM

You’ve all heard about the genius of figures like Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg. But have you ever stopped to wonder how exactly they came to be the amazing successes they are today? What were they like before they became famous? What choices did they make?

Well, I did some digging and found out just what these guys were like when they were your age – in, or preparing for, college.

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Topics: US Applications, Resources

Resumé Revamp : 5 Activities That Can Bolster Your College Application

Posted by Jacob Isaac on Apr 15, 2016 6:04:00 PM

Have you been spending endless nights trying to figure out what makes you special? Questioning all your achievements (or what you could have achieved)? Contemplating your 17-odd years of existence and how you fit into the whole realm of things? Trying to establish why your grades do not define you?

Then, in all likelihood, you’re just about a quarter-way through the herculean task of putting together your college applications.

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Download SAT vs. ACT Cheatsheet

Posted by info@cialfo.com.sg on Apr 4, 2016 2:05:51 PM

We've been receiving a lot of requests to elaborate on the differences between the SAT test and the ACT test.

So we got our Ivy League mentors to create a comprehensive cheatsheet that exposed all the differences between the old SAT test, the new SAT tests and the ACT test.

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Topics: US Applications, Best Practices, Resources

What's your personality? - US or UK

Posted by info@cialfo.com.sg on Feb 19, 2016 6:29:45 PM

As Admissions Consultants, one of the most common questions we get asked is the difference between US and UK higher education in terms of academics, lifestyle and career prospects.

So we created this super fun PERSONALITY TEST that will help you determine if the college life in the US will appeal to your personality more or the one in the UK.

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Topics: US Applications, UK Applications, Resources

SAT: British vs. American English

Posted by info@cialfo.com.sg on Sep 8, 2015 1:25:52 PM

Those who hail from fair Britain or the other nations of the Commonwealth, take note!

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Topics: US Applications, Best Practices, Resources

SAT: 5 Commonly Misused Words

Posted by info@cialfo.com.sg on Sep 8, 2015 1:25:31 PM

Here are five often misused words in the English language. Check to see if you’ve mastered them!

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Topics: US Applications, Best Practices, Resources

The New SAT

Posted by info@cialfo.com.sg on Sep 8, 2015 1:24:11 PM

College Board is changing the SAT format beginning Spring 2016.

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Topics: US Applications, Best Practices, Resources

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