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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Introducing edi, an essay prompts bot for Google Chrome

What is edi? Your friendly robot sidekick/college planner pro. Install her to quickly discover essay prompts from around the web. No, seriously, what is edi? Cialfo wrote the first version of edi (pronounced ee-di) to automate our research while building Prompts. When we were first working on the Essay Prompts feature, we had a team going

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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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