College admissions can be stressful on the entire family. Applying to college takes so much time now, it could practically be a full-time job. ApplyWise’s online counseling program is a low-cost solution that allows families to stay organized and informed and help them collaborate and communicate with their kids about college admissions from the home or office
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 3, 2009
ApplyWise (http://www.applywise.com), the first online college admissions counseling program, has announced a partnership with Ceridian (http://www.ceridian.com) a leading provider of health and productivity solutions, to offer a suite of college admissions counseling services to employees at Ceridian’s LifeWorks client companies. The partnership will give employees immediate access to college admissions advice at a time when competition to get into college is at an all-time high and questions about how to afford college are becoming more critical.
Through Ceridian LifeWorks, employees will have immediate online access to ApplyWise’s unique, affordable online counseling program. Companies will also be able to provide advice and information from leading admissions experts directly to employees through articles, podcasts, seminars and webinars on a variety of timely college admissions and financial aid topics. These services will be available to employers as a voluntary or sponsored benefit.
“College admissions can be stressful on the entire family. Applying to college takes so much time now, it could practically be a full-time job. ApplyWise’s online counseling program is a low-cost solution that allows families to stay organized and informed and help them collaborate and communicate with their kids about college admissions from the home or office,” says Liz Hamburg, co-founder and COO of ApplyWise.
“In these difficult times, anything that supports employees’ productivity and decreases stress is a great benefit. We know that the college admissions process is getting more stressful and time-consuming for the entire family and that can impact an employee’s work life. We are excited to partner with ApplyWise to offer families a resource to navigate through the process and successfully manage the stress of college admissions,” says LifeWorks Senior Product Manager Jennifer Piliero.
ApplyWise (http://www.applywise.com) is an online college admissions counseling program that includes interactive online counseling modules and organizing tools to give parents and students everything they need to master the college admissions process. The ApplyWise program was developed by Dr. Katherine Cohen and her team of experts at IvyWise, respected leaders in admissions counseling. ApplyWise is available directly online to consumers and is also used by high school guidance counselors, certified college planners and independent counselors to supplement their own efforts.
About Ceridian LifeWorks:
Ceridian LifeWorks offers a comprehensive range of innovative solutions that help companies, government and military organizations attract and retain top talent, reduce health care costs and improve productivity. From Employee Assistance and Work-Life programs accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA) to productivity management and health management programs accredited by URAC, Ceridian LifeWorks programs provide unified expertise to drive results for their customers. Ceridian LifeWorks is a business unit of Ceridian, a global business services organization offering human resources, benefits, industry-leading payroll outsourcing, gift cards and controlled spending. For more information about Ceridian LifeWorks and Ceridian’s comprehensive array of human resource solutions, visit http://www.ceridian.com or call 800-729-7655.
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