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Teens And College Prep

Unlock the potential of your teenager's future with Publicis' support from junior high to graduation. We offer a wealth of tools and resources to empower parents in guiding their teenagers through these transformative years. From academic advice, college planning, to emotional support through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), we are dedicated to helping families flourish during this crucial phase of their child's life.

  • Journey into College

    Preparing your child for their journey into higher education is a significant milestone, and we're here to support you every step of the way. Through our College Coach service at Bright Horizons, you gain access to top college experts, including admissions and financial aid officers, who offer personalized guidance for your child's success. From navigating the college admissions process to selecting courses and analyzing financial aid packages, our experts are here to ensure a smooth transition to college. Additionally, they can help review your child's college admissions essay, making the whole process less daunting and more enjoyable for both of you.

    See below for more details about Bright Horizons' College Coach program.

  • Care for your Family's Mental Health

    Navigating the challenges of the teen years can be overwhelming, but you don't have to do it alone. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to provide support for you and your family during this roller-coaster phase. From counseling to online educational resources, the EAP offers valuable tools at no cost to you. Together, we can ride out the highs and lows with your teen.

    Discover more about the EAP and other helpful resources on our Therapy and Coaching page.

  • Access Classes on Depression, Anxiety and Stress

    Through our Publicis medical plan benefits, you and your dependents 13+ have access to free, virtual classes to improve challenging feelings like depression, anxiety and stress. Start your online assessment to find a program that is right for you and your family.

    Access Learn to Live and use code BETTERME.

Bright Horizons Bright Horizons College Coach® Program

Take the worry out of your child’s educational future with Bright Horizons College Coach®. Your free benefit gives you access to a team of college admissions and finance experts who can help you maximize your child’s chances of admissions success and plan for college costs.

Live events, one-on-one guidance, and online resources assist with all-important aspects of your student’s education. You can also get expert advice on college lists and admissions essays. Register and complete your profile to access the most relevant and timely content for your family to support academic success.

Who’s eligible? You must be a benefits-eligible U.S. employee and your child must be an eligible dependent. For more information, refer to the eligibility page.

Watch a recorded webinar about College Coach.

2023 Program Details

2023 Program ComponentsProgram Details
Core Topics Offered
  • College Admissions: The Insider’s View
  • Paying for College
Spotlight Webinars
  • Writing Your Best College Essay
  • Navigating the FAFSA & Other College Financial Aid Applications
Learning Center
  • Access to content that complements core topics + COVID-19 Channel
  • On-demand workshops
  • Unlimited, 24/7 online access
Personalized Assistance
  • Phone counseling sessions by appointment, quick questions, college list development, college essay reviews (limit 15 reviews per student)

Start Using College Coach Today

Follow these instructions to get started. To register for the first time, go to College Coach and click “Not signed up yet? Register Now.” You’ll then use the following information:

  • Username: publicis

  • Password: Benefits4You

If you have questions, call 1-888-527-3550 or email


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