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Anna Benjamin, Oberlin ’26-Where Are They Now?

Meet Anna Benjamin, a 2022 graduate of Bloomington Jefferson High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anna is currently attending Oberlin College, a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio. Anna was drawn to Oberlin for many reasons, including its academically rigorous curriculum and its history of being politically active. Anna is majoring in Politics and Hispanic…

Exploring the Sunshine State’s Academic Haven: Florida Atlantic University

By CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Nestled in the vibrant college town of Boca Raton, Florida Atlantic University (FAU) radiates energy with its 30,000-strong student body. Let’s take a lighthearted stroll through the academic, social, and financial opportunities that make FAU a standout choice for higher education. Academic Prowess FAU isn’t just a university; it’s a…

Insider Tips for the week of February 3, 2023

Insider tips for building the college list (part two) – The College Inside Track Consulting Team  for effectively building a strong college application list. FAFSA mistake fixed but data further delayed – The huge mistake on the new, redesigned FAFSA will be fixed, but colleges won’t receive any student FAFSA information until sometime in March, further delaying a process that…

List Building Toward Three Career Paths: Physical/Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training, written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb

Written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Becoming a doctor is not your only option! Explore careers in Physical and Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training.  A torn ACL, repaired by surgery and followed up with months of physical therapy, is not an ideal experience for a high school athlete. However, an experience like this can increase…

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FAFSA mistake will be fixed but data further delayed

  The huge mistake on the new, redesigned FAFSA will be fixed, according to the Department of Education, but colleges won’t receive any student FAFSA information until sometime in March. The new FAFSA that launched at the end of 2023 has a calculation error that would have resulted in most families qualifying for less financial…

Is This a Good College for Pre-Med? Three Ways to Know with CIT Consultant Tiffany Eggers

Written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Eggers Aspiring doctors face a long and challenging journey, and choosing the right college is a crucial early step. You want an undergraduate college that will not only equip you with the academic foundation for the rigors of medical school but also confirm and fuel your desire to help others…

Pre Med for B Students: Five Colleges to Consider with CIT Consultant Suzy Fallon

Do you remember Doogie Houser M.D, a child prodigy who earns a perfect score on the SAT at the age of six, flies through high school in nine weeks, graduates from an Ivy League college at age 10, finishes medical school at the ripe old age of 14, and is the youngest licensed doctor in…

Health Science Majors and the High School Activities List with CIT Consultant Kim Koffi

Written by CIT Consultant Kim Koffi If you want to be a doctor, a nurse, physical therapist, or something else in the health sciences, engaging in activities that demonstrate your commitment to your community can set you apart from the rest in the applicant pool. College Admissions professionals review hundreds of applications, and, while taking…

Healing with the Arts: Exploring Art Therapy, Music Therapy, and Dance Therapy with CIT Consultant Heather McCowen

Heather V McCowen, PhD College Consultant College Inside Track January 2024 Health science is the kind of field that draws students who are great at science and math and have a deep desire to help others. As we are lucky enough to live in 2024, we can help people take care of their bodies and…

BS/MD Dual Degree Programs for Future Physicians: Get into Medical School Right Out of High School with CIT Consultant Lessa Scherrer

Dual degree programs exist for many professional programs: BA/MBA, BS/DDS, BS/DPT, etc. These programs allow high school students to get guaranteed spots in the university’s professional schools without going through the typical application process at the end of their four years of undergraduate education. Dual degree programs can save you time and anxiety. The programs…