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Insider Tips for the week of July 13, 2024

College is not a costume party – Heading into application season, we liked this advice from MIT admissions about doing what’s right for you, and not the college. Mastering the brutal college planning process – College Inside Track was recently featured in Barron’s magazine! Check out the article and related podcast on Mastering the Brutal College Planning Process. College list…

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College is not a costume party

  Heading into application season, we liked the following advice from MIT admissions: “Some students feel so much pressure to get into the “right” college that they want to make sure they do everything right—down to their extracurricular activities. Fortunately, the only right answer is to do what’s right for you—not what you think is…

Congratulations to Cora Madison, University of Kentucky Class of 2028

The college search process can be daunting. With 2800+ 4-year colleges in the US, students have many options to consider. It can get overwhelming very fast. What’s great about that, though, is that as each student starts to define what they are looking for, many options can fit the bill. Cora Madison, University of Kentucky,…

Insider Tips for the week of June 8, 2024

Explaining the SAI – One of the biggest mistakes we see families make in the college process is that they assume the number the FAFSA (or FAFSA projectors) provides them as their “student aid index” is what they will pay for college. Unfortunately that is not the case! Here are 5 important things to know about the student…

Congratulations to Kaelyn Hvidsten, University of Minnesota Duluth Class of 2028

Meeting Kaelyn is an unforgettable experience. Her intelligence, creativity, and generosity are matched only by her vibrant personality. Hailing from Minnesota, Kaelyn is a dynamic student who has left an indelible mark on her community. Her prowess as a writer and artist has been recognized by her high school, which awarded her exceptional achievements in…

Making a Difference Salve Regina University

Written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Salve Regina University, inspired by the Sisters of Mercy, emphasizes social justice and aims to make the world a better place. The institution offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including popular fields like psychology (with advanced professional opportunities), business, nursing, and education. The university also boasts strong…

Rhode Island School of Design: Where Creativity Meets the Coast

Written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Tucked away just a stone’s throw from the bustling cities of Boston and NYC lies the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), a haven for creative souls and aspiring artists. With a rich history dating back to 1877, RISD offers a one-of-a-kind experience for students looking to unleash their…

Congratulations to Vince Cormier, University of Tampa Class of 2028

CIT congratulates Vince Cormier as he celebrates his exciting journey to the University of Tampa in 2028! UT is where academic brilliance meets warm personal attention and practical experience, all nestled in an unbeatable location. One step onto the gorgeous riverfront campus, and you’ll feel right at home, ready to dive into a world brightened…

Congratulations to Ryan Scrimpshire, Texas A&M Class of 2028!

Ryan chose Texas A&M University because of its top-notch business program, lots of fun traditions and a one of a kind school spirit. “The college search process can be grueling but working with Paige and College Inside Track made it so much easier,” Ryan said. “We worked hard but also had fun along the way!”…

Discovering Your Potential at Roger Williams University

Written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Nestled along the picturesque shores of Bristol, Rhode Island, Roger Williams University offers a dynamic and immersive college experience like no other. From its top-ranked sailing program to its innovative majors and vibrant campus life, RWU empowers students to explore their passions, expand their horizons, and make a positive…