Exploring the Sunshine State’s Academic Oasis: My FIU Adventure

Written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Hey there future Panthers! 🌴✨ Recently, I had the absolute pleasure of checking out Florida International University, and let me tell you, it’s more than just a college—it’s a vibrant community where the sun always shines, and the learning never stops – also home to campus cat, campus turtle,…

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Lynn University-holistic learning and student centered college experience!

Written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Lynn University, a private institution nestled in Boca Raton, Florida, has carved a niche for itself by cultivating a community of around 4,000 students who believe in the power of holistic education. Founded on the principle of educating the whole person, Lynn University stands out for its commitment to…

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Barry University: Nurturing Minds, Building Futures

Written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb Are you ready to embark on an educational journey that transcends the ordinary? Look no further than Barry University in Miami, Florida, where the spirit of Catholic values inspired social justice and inclusivity sets the stage for a unique college experience. Barry prides itself on a vibrant campus life…

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London College Tour, Part Two by Lessa Scherrer

In case you missed it: London College Tour, Part One Continuing on on London College Tour The third university we visited on our England tour was Goldsmith’s, which focuses on social sciences and fine and performing arts. Goldsmith’s is a small university of 2421 undergraduates, of which about 16% are American. We were able to…

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London College Tour, Part One by Lessa Scherrer

I just got back from a weeklong tour of 4 of the 40 colleges and universities in London and can’t wait to tell you all what I’ve learned! The first thing to learn was all the new vocabulary associated with UK higher education. UK universities or “unis” offer many excellent, even world-renowned, majors, here called…

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Insider Tips for the week of April 8, 2023

Finding meaningful summer activities – Summer is a golden opportunity for students to contribute to the story of who they are, what they value, and how they are engaging their passions, interests & dedication in meaningful ways. CIT Consultant Paige Feldman proposes thinking about what values a student wants to bring forward with the choices…

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College Tours Day 3: Wooster College and Ohio Wesleyan

By CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb We left Pittsburgh behind and spent the next three days exploring large and small colleges throughout Ohio. The first stop was Wooster College in Wooster, Ohio. Wooster College is one of the nation’s premier colleges for undergraduate research. It is recognized in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives book and…

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Campus tours with Tiffany Kolb continue in Pittsburgh!

Pittsburgh’s unique feature is that it was built amidst the banks of three rivers, the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers. There is some elevation along the banks, which allows for layered city lights when the bridges and buildings are lit up at night – quite beautiful! Navigating the streets on our way to Carnegie Mellon…

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Insider Tips on the Successful College Tour, with CIT Consultant Lessa Scherrer

Hello Lessa!  You’re our inside expert on all things related to the college tour.  Let’s begin by talking about how COVID has changed the college tour. During the height of the pandemic, colleges closed for guided, in-person tours. Many are now open but with modified tours that often don’t go into campus buildings. Many families…

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