Careers & Majors
Reasons to Consider UK Colleges, from CIT Consultant Lessa Scherrer
Post Written by Lessa Scherrer, College Inside Track Consultant Applying to college in another country is more than a romantic notion. There are many reasons why a college overseas might be a good fit for you. The UK is an especially good option as all classes are taught in English, there are many internationally-ranked programs…Read More
Congratulations to Savannah Sterne, University of North Texas ’27!
Congratulations to Savannah Sterne, University of North Texas ‘27! Savannah, daughter of Valerie and Brendan, will study Biomedical Engineering at UNT, a large, Tier One research university in Denton. Savannah will choose from an array of concentrations to support this interdisciplinary major ( including Biocomputing, Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Biomedical Instrumentation, Biotechnology), along with an option…Read More
Five Minute Video Tour of Milwaukee School of Engineering, with Dr. Heather McCowen
Click here: Five Minutes on the Milwaukee School of Engineering Campus Spend five minutes with CIT Consultant Dr. Heather McCowen as she takes you on a high-spirited tour of Milwaukee School of Engineering. Twenty undergraduate programs in a wide variety of engineering disciplines; robust business, nursing and math majors, plus minors ranging from Spanish to…Read More
Congratulations to Rachel Reed, University of Findlay Class of 2026!
Congratulations to Rachel Reed, University of Findlay Class of 2026! The University of Findlay is a Christian college about an hour south of Toledo, which specializes in health professions and animal science. In addition to its 86-acre Main Campus, the University operates a 52-acre facility on the east side of Findlay, the James L. Child…Read More
Travelogue: CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Tours a Midwest Hidden Gem, Luther College
Travelogue: CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Tours a Midwest Hidden Gem, Luther College. Luther College, located in Decorah, Iowa, is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,000 students. The campus sits in the rolling hills of rural Iowa. When I toured the campus, deer were strolling across the green, and they took no note of us,…Read More
Congratulations to Luke Niesen, Oberlin College and Conservatory ’26!
Luke Niesen’s junior year started on what was by any measure, a spectacular note. He had won a prestigious scholarship from the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program to wholly support a year of study in Germany. It was a fantastic opportunity, and one that certainly pushed him outside of his comfort zone. A gifted musician, Luke…Read More
Travelogue: Dr. Heather McCowen Tours Columbia College Chicago, March 2022
On a cold March morning in 2022, I decided I needed to be neighborly and visit Columbia College Chicago. I have been living amongst the many creative college students at Columbia as we are both located in the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago. I’ve heard their late-night Manifest Festival Concerts, seen their artwork in storefronts…Read More
The Successful Fine Arts Application: CIT Consultant Dr. Heather McCowen on What You Need to Know Now
Heather, let’s get to the Big Question first. Clients who come to College Inside Track wanting to pursue fine arts degrees always want to know, which degree should I pursue? The BFA or the BA degree in Fine Arts? Let’s start with discussing which majors the BFA may possibly cover. Typically, the Bachelor of Fine…Read More
Insider Tips for the week of May 3, 2021
3 things to do now for strong HS recommendation letters – Students have experienced online learning and cancelled or shortened extracurricular activities as a function of the pandemic. Many report that they hardly know the teachers who have taught them this year, and worry that their core teachers don’t know enough about them to…Read More
Meet Kyla Sykes, Bound for Nursing at Luther College
Christy Sykes, mom of future pediatric nurse Kyla, encourages all families with first generation college students to assertively pursue the college search. “Most definitely seek out and find what is available,” she say. “You have nothing to lose! We were so surprised by what she actually could receive in the way of support and financial…Read More