Bright Horizons College Coach®

Sept. 8, 2022

On September 8, 2022, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources Linda Nilsen emailed employees the following:

In an effort to help families maximize their child’s academic success, Princeton has expanded the Bright Horizon’s benefit to include college coaching.

Bright Horizons College Coach®is a no-cost program, designed to help parents and children understand post-high school education options and navigate the application process.

The service provides tools, resources, and expert guidance on:

  • Building a college resume (academics and extracurricular activities)
  • Creating a personalized college list
  • Establishing an action plan and timeline
  • Essay topic brainstorming, review, and feedback
  • Understanding financial aid applications
  • Alternatives to 4-year college
  • Identifying merit scholarship opportunities
  • And much more…

Participants will also have access to Bright Horizon’s Online Learning Center, available 24/7, which includes interactive videos, information on trade schools and community colleges, frequently asked questions, and an array of helpful resources targeted to your student’s age and individualized needs. The program also features live events and on-demand webinars.

Upcoming Live Events

Tuesday, September 20
Preparing College Applications

Wednesday, October 12
Navigating the FAFSA and Other Financial Aid Applications

Wednesday, October 19
Paying for College

Tuesday, November 15
Saving for College

To use the Bright Horizons College Coach®platform or sign up for a live event, you must visit Existing users should login with personal credentials. New users should click “Sign Up” and enter username “Princeton” / password: “care4you.” You will then be prompted to create a new account.

For help registering or questions on College Coach®call (888)527-3550 or email [email protected].

Plus, did you know that Bright Horizons also provides academic support through online tutoring? Reserve time with an experienced tutor to help your high-school-aged student prepare for the SAT, ACT, AP exams, and more! Exchange 8 hours of back-up care for 4 hours of virtual tutoring and pay only $4 an hour. To learn more, call the Bright Horizons Virtual Learning Center at (888) 608-2235.