New: Additional school countries + introducing Cost data

We’ve got two major updates to announce this week: we’ve expanded our database of courses to include three new countries, and we’ve built a whole new tab to answer financial questions. International Course data now includes Canada, Germany, and The Netherlands Search by major is now live for universities in the US, UK, Canada, Netherlands, and

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Welcome to the team: introducing Elliot Rossbach

Today’s a great plus one news day: Elliot Rossbach has joined the Cialfo team! A word from Elliot I’ve worked in education since 2008, as an English teacher at the high school level in Indonesia and later at two universities in Saudi Arabia. After obtaining my MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, I became

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Cialfo Update: On GDPR Compliance

A question we get a lot is “How secure is your data?” But what people are really asking is: “How secure is my data?” We know that keeping your data safe, available, and backed up is critical when trusting a service provider with your data. We don’t expect anything less from our vendors and neither should you. The General Data

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New features: student reports, saved views

We launched our new Student List last month, replacing the Status Tracker as your counseling dashboard. Today, we’ve released our first major update to the Student List, including: Views – any time counselors edit filters or columns in the Student List, they now get the option to save the changes as a View to be accessed

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Introducing the Cialfo Advisory Board

We pride ourselves on the fact that Cialfo has become synonymous with user-friendly design and all-star customer success. But we never want to take that for granted. A major milestone Today, we’re delighted to announce the formation of our new Advisory Board. The preliminary board consists of counselors from some of our hero schools: Taipei

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Introducing Resources

If you’ve logged into Cialfo in the past few days, you may have noticed a new addition to our sidebar… Resources! Resources is a powerful new tool that allows you to create your own automation recipes in Cialfo. If you want to automatically assign tasks when a student joins a plan, remind fifty workshop students

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Behind The Scenes: Developing New Features at Cialfo

Last month, we sent an email to all customers about our latest feature, the Task List. I guess you could call it “marketing”, though we prefer to consider it “talking to customers”. But a lot of work goes into these new features, and it’s a coordinated effort between everyone at Cialfo—from the engineering team to the customer

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Cialfo vs Naviance for International Schools

The recent news that Naviance will stop supporting international schools has caught all of us off-guard. If you’re an international school who now needs to find an alternative to Naviance, check out Cialfo–a student management platform used by international schools and independent educational consultants alike. Before we built Cialfo, we were former independent education consultants using

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