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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International Scholarships for Indian Students

Are you an independent higher education consultant working with Indian students to study abroad? A lot of international students are unaware of the scholarship possibilities open to them. Here’s a list of our favourite international scholarships for Indian students. Study in Asia Aichi Scholarship Program for Asian Students in Japan – The Aichi Prefectural government

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Using Social Media For Application Season

Only a few years ago, many educators viewed social media with suspicion—maybe even disdain. The tide has turned, however, and now even colleges are getting into social media. Don’t believe us? Check out these examples: Why counselors should start using social media It’s where your students are! There are an estimated 2.7 billion people worldwide

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Cialfo vs Guided Path vs CollegePlannerPro

 Before we built Cialfo, we were former independent education consultants using spreadsheets to run our business. It wasn’t an ideal situation, but the college guidance platforms available in 2012 were either poorly designed or missing several features we absolutely needed. We continued using Excel. But after three years, the negative side effects had become too painful

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Is Your Student Ready For College?

“Look to your left. Now look to your right. Odds are, one of you is not going to graduate.” Many of us who’ve attended college in the past decade or so might remember hearing these famous last words from a professor or advisor. The message was clear: our job is to give you an opportunity;

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