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  • Personalized college admissions coaching platform earns 2018 Cool Tool Award from EdTech Digest San Francisco, CA—April 18, 2018LifeLaunchr, a virtual college planning and admissions counseling service, was honored by EdTech Digest with a 2018 Cool Tool Award in the College Prep Solution category.The EdTech Awards recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in […]

  • The college planning and admissions process is one of the most stressful experiences for students and their families, not simply because it’s a consequential decision, but also because it’s difficult to surface information most important and relevant to them. LifeLaunchr, a virtual, personalized college admissions coaching service, has launched a new free college matching tool that enables students and their parents and counselors to find the right fit based on their individual needs.

  • LifeLaunchr announced today the immediate launch of the world's first marketplace for college admissions coaching. The new service makes available for the first time, expert coaching, courses, and tools for college planning available in one place at an affordable price, and in many cases for free.

  • Parents of high school students have a new, more affordable way to help their children successfully navigate the increasingly competitive and expensive college admissions process. LifeLaunchr, the post-secondary and college admissions coaching platform, and TeenLife, an online resource for academic and enrichment opportunities for teens, have launched TeenLife Coach, powered by LifeLaunchr.

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  • Education Dive

    LifeLaunchr unveiled a free college-matching tool that shows families in the college search process a student’s chances of admission, expected cost and potential future earnings. Using the list, families can create personalized lists based on 35 criteria that include budget, academic programs, location, culture and military support, reducing the need to track down information in various locations around the internet.

  • Edmodo

    As the number of colleges students apply to continues to grow, the number of college admissions essays students goes up as well. If you’re a sophomore or junior (or the parent of one) starting to think about college applications, you might be wondering: “How many college admissions essays will I have to write?”

  • Edmodo

    The number and percentage of high school students who go on to four-year college has been rising steadily for years: 26% of 18-24 year-olds were in four-year colleges in the year 2000. The corresponding figure in 2015 was 30%. But as the costs of college increase and many college graduates see only middling job prospects, more and more families are asking the question: is college the best choice for everyone? This article by LifeLaunchr founder Venkates Swaminathan helps answer the question.

  • Edmodo

    College costs continue to soar, and student loan debt in the U.S. now exceeds $1.3 trillion dollars. That means the average student graduating college in 2016 had over $37,000 in debt. So for parents and students navigating the admissions system, it’s critical to understand how financial aid really works. Unfortunately, as with everything else in this area, college financial aid is complex and confusing. This article by LifeLaunchr founder Venkates Swaminathan explains what you need to know about the system.

  • GreatSchools

    The closest thing to a college counselor without spending thousands of dollars, this multi-faceted site is trying to solve multiple problems.

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    LifeLaunchr announced today the immediate launch of its platform for virtual coaching for college planning. The new service makes available for the first time, expert coaching, courses, and tools for college planning available in one place at an affordable price, and in many cases for free.

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