Insider Tips for the week of April 6, 2024

Additional college expenses you should plan for – Most families are prepared for the basics of tuition, room, board, books and “fees”. In fact, this basic list is what college websites use to publish their Cost of Attendance. But there are other expenses you need to know about and plan for.

Pre-health undergrad options for students – Many incoming college students feel a pull toward healthcare, but aren’t 100% sure which direction to go. CIT’s Anne Weber covers the commonalities among undergraduate options as well as the path-specific requirements a potential field will require.

SAT changes in 2024 – The SAT is rolling out major changes this year, including an entirely digital format, in an attempt to stay relevant for students and admission offices. Get the latest here.

Engineering activities for HS students – CIT’s Paige Feldman explains stellar grades are only part of the equation for getting accepted into engineering programs. To truly stand out, it’s all about showing your dedication to engineering.

Where are they now? – Catching up with CIT alum Lucas Eggers, and his reflections on the process and experience in college thus far.