Animus Mundi is one of the Schola societies, founded before The Pact. They focus on ritual magics, particularly principles sympathy, alchemy, and intrinsic connection between all things that can be addressed through proper ritual. Members learn a wide range of ritual magic approaches, though they are somewhat neutral about how you apply them. (In other words, they do not have a central unifying goal beyond learning more ritual skills and using them.) Members tend to be better off, because of the implicit space and materials costs involved. However, they take in occasional people who have a lot of promise who don't come from those families, and provide material support.