College Coach

Note: Effective May 19, 2019, the Bright Horizons Education & College Advising Program has been renamed "College Coach" which was its former name.

College Coach is the nation’s leading provider of employer-sponsored educational counseling services. Through this program, bp employees and their families can receive valuable resources and expert advice on any number of educational challenges, including:

  • Selecting the appropriate type and level of high school courses.
  • Selecting the college that’s right for you or your child.
  • Understanding the process of applying to colleges.
  • Determining the best way to finance or pay for college.
  • How to manage outstanding education debt.

The team of experienced counselors at College Coach includes former senior-level admissions and financial aid officers from some of the nation’s leading colleges. Provided at no cost to you, the program includes the following:

  • Live Workshops — learn about college admissions and financing topics through on-site events or webinars offered throughout the year.
  • Learning Center — College Coach provides this 24/7 online learning environment where employees can access interactive videos and resources most relevant to the grade of your child.
  • Personalized Assistance — includes on-demand assistance and/or scheduled appointments. Personalized assistance can include, but is not limited to, phone counseling, customized college list development, college essay critique, and use of Quick Questions on the College Coach portal.

Registration: Go to to access the College Coach portal. If you are a first time portal user, click on "First time here?" and then enter Username "Bpcare" and Password "care4you" to log on.

Note: Your Account Profile/Student Information must be complete in order to register for any events.

For more information on any College Coach offerings, call 1-866-914-5809 or email

Review the Bright Horizons Fact Sheet for information about your benefits.

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