We are Cialfo
We are a student-first career exploration and college application network founded by former international students and college counselors. Powered by a comprehensive platform, we help students, counselors, parents, and university recruiters take the best next steps toward finding their right-fit by utilizing the power of community and technology.
Our mission is to make education accessible to students everywhere.
The one-stop platform for college applications and guidance
Students and their families depend on Cialfo to:
Get reliable, objective information and guidance about study destinations, courses, and colleges and universities globally using a single platform.
Discover their right-fit places of study for higher education based on their individual preferences, career aspirations and financial considerations.
Collaborate closely with their high school counselors or Cialfo’s Student Education Advisors to plan their college path and discover scholarship opportunities.
Counselors and school leaders at the world’s best schools trust Cialfo to:
Simplify college research and application processes for their students.
Improve engagement with students and guardians, power their counseling strategy using data-backed insights and improve student outcomes.
Save time spent in doing adminstrative work with streamlined workflows for managing student applications and documents.
Leading higher education institutions globally work with Cialfo to:
Refine their international strategy with powerful, trusted, real-time insights and support from Cialfolks with years of admissions experience.
Build strong, long-term relationships with right-fit students, their counselors and families in the right place at the right time.
Form a more diverse and inclusive class.
Connecting our student, high school and university communities across the world
What our partners think of us
"Cialfo has provided us with a user-friendly tool that fits the needs of today's modern students. The platform is intuitive and provides a lot of options that can be adjusted to the needs of not only students, but also counselors and schools. Moreover, Cialfo offers step-by-step assistance that makes everything a lot easier."
"We are excited to partner with Cialfo in increasing higher education access to students across the globe. Since 1890 Washington State has been committed to advancing, extending and applying knowledge through global engagement. Our partnership with Cialfo allows us to deliver on that mission to the 1600+ schools where students use Cialfo to apply to colleges and universities. Our partnership with Cialfo allows us to share the Coug spirit with 100+ countries and inspire future Cougs."
"Cialfo's customer support, professional development, and dedication to non-stop product improvement have not only made my work easier, but also have made it easier for our whole counseling team to elevate our counseling program. This is especially visible in the application results at our school."
"Cialfo’s premium profile and content library have been helpful in navigating the 'new normal' of international student engagement. We’ve been able to share our virtual opportunities and summer programs with students around the world.”
"In searching for a new college counseling platform, our team identified two must haves - excellent customer service, and the ability to send documents to all colleges. Cialfo has exceeded those expectations and has been a breath of fresh air."
"We have been so impressed with the relationship we have developed with Cialfo over the past year and a half. The user friendly platform has students at the heart of what they do, yet the data driven approach is incredibly beneficial to universities."