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The New Student Dashboard
The New Student Dashboard
In this article, we go over the NEW & Improved Student Dashboard for a seamless flow of your university application and search
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Written by Client Solutions Center
Updated over a week ago

We are very excited to announce that we are improving the current Student Dashboard with a brand new look to include reminders for tasks, sorting and adding of universities to My List, upcoming events, and much more! You can find the Student Dashboard on the left-hand menu for Students and on the same left-hand menu for counselors after selecting the student.

Browse Universities and Events

At the top of your dashboard, you can easily search for universities and events hosted by universities that you have added to your lists.

At a Glance: Your Applications

Underneath the Browse search bar, you will now see a graphical view of your applications, giving you a quick overview of your university application journey.

  • My Lists graph will display the current statistics of your 3 Lists: Applying, Shortlist, and Longlist.

  • The University graph will display a summary of all of your university applications and if they have been Submitted, Not submitted, or Others.

  • The Scholarships graph will also display a summary of recommended scholarships, sorted by University.

  • Under the Scholarship Target card, you will be shown the target scholarship amount and how much has been achieved.

*Do note that "Scholarships" refers to Direct Apply or Cialfo Scholarships. If Direct Apply is not turned on nor available for your school, this card will not be shown.

When hovering over the various data cards, more information such as detailed scholarship info will be displayed. Clicking on any of the bars in the cards will also redirect you to their respective pages.

Also, by clicking on the 💡 icon, you can see more information on the various cards!

My Feed

An important aspect of your university application process is ensuring you are kept up-to-date on the things happening around you. Under the My Feed section, you will be kept informed of:

  • *New* Essay Prompts! When universities you are interested in have added essay prompts. it will show up on My Feed

  • Events and College Visits hosted by universities that you are interested in

  • Result announcement on any of your Direct Apply applications

  • When your counselor has broadcasted an announcement

  • When you have been assigned to a new survey, or there was an update to a current survey

Clicking into 'View All' will allow you to filter by University and Post.

Recommended Universities

What if you have yet to begin your university application and you're not sure where to start? Or if you have begun your search but would like to see what are the other possibilities the world has to offer? Look no further!

Under the Personalized recommendations section, take a peek at the different universities in regions that you are interested in applying to and explore the endless options available. These recommendations for universities are based on information that you have included on the platform to provide you with better options for a good fit. You may now edit your preference fit by clicking on the Edit icon in the top right corner of this section.

Discovery Center & Career

To discover careers that match your academic fit and preferences, you may look through the Suggested careers for you section. From here, you could gain in-depth knowledge about the different careers that match your profile and find universities that offer courses for that career.

Careers are suggested to students based on Academic Fit and Saved careers. If there is no data available for a student, careers are shown based on the top saved careers for the country/region

Clicking on the “View All” link in the suggested careers section will bring you to a summary view.

In the summary view, you can choose from a number of filters:

  • Industry

  • Interests

  • Saved – this is where all the careers that a student saves will be shown

  • Great Fit

The discovery center is curated based on the preferences and interests indicated by the students in their preference fit (e.g. country and location where the student is interested in studying; courses/majors they are interested in). There are three types of content hosted in the Discovery Center:

  • Articles

  • Videos

  • Study Guides

The student can browse the content in the carousel or click on “View All” to see more of a specific type of content.

In the summary view, students can choose from a number of filters based on their preferences:

  • Country

  • Content Type

  • Topics

  • University

  • Creator

In the detailed view, the student can find details like:

  • Tags associated with the content

  • Date of upload

  • Option to “Connect” with the universities mentioned in the article/video/guide.

Trending Events

Here at Cialfo, we regularly host a multitude of events with our university partners to bring you personalized events to get to know more about them. From our AMA (Ask Me Anything) sessions to webinars on how to write captivating personal statements, you are spoilt for choice! Head over to our Trending Events section and easily register for any of our events with just one click.

Reminders Hub

The sidebar on the right of the Dashboard page will keep you reminded of things to look out for or to do for the week. This includes whether your profile has been completed, university deadlines, events that you have signed up for to any tasks that your counselor has assigned for you to complete.

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Have a question you are unsure of or need more information for your specific needs? Please reach out to our support team via Chat or check out other resources at Cialfo!

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