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InsideTrack Overview

Portland, OR
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Unknown / Non-Applicable
InsideTrack is passionate about student success. Since 2001, we have been dedicated to partnering with colleges and universities to create adaptive coaching solutions that generate measurable results. These solutions combine professional coaching, technology and data analytics ... Read more

Mission: InsideTrack Coaching inspires students as they prepare to enter school, and increases their engagement and success from the first day in class to graduation, while simultaneously strengthening the universities and programs which make coaching possible.

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Company Updates

  • Our new parent organization, Strada Education Networks, has been in the game for a long time. Learn more about their recent evolutions and how our affiliation with their network means more impact in higher ed:

    USA Funds' new tack: Bet millions on education startups

    USA Funds had long been preparing to adopt a new mission after decades as the nation's largest student loan guarantor. The Dec. 31 ownership transfer of the organization's two guarantor affiliates to a Wisconsin company made getting out of the loan business official. But it had for years been winding that down due to federal regulatory changes.

  • InsideTrack is thrilled to announce we have joined the Strada Education network of companies! Read more about how this enhances our reach to impact the lives of students:

    InsideTrack Joins Strada Education Network - InsideTrack

    Strada Education expands its network of mission-driven companies with purchase of student coaching pioneer, which will extend its innovative coaching model to drive student enrollment, completion and career readiness INDIANAPOLIS (May 8, 2017) Strada Education NetworkSM, an innovative new nonprofit dedicated to improving students' college success and connecting them to rewarding careers, announced today that ...

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InsideTrack – Why Work For Us?


Abiding optimism in human potential

We believe in the innate potential of individuals and organizations, their ability to realize that potential and our ability to support them in doing so.

Open and transparent integrity

We demonstrate honesty, professionalism and excellence, as individuals and as an organization, in how we conduct our business, evaluate our impact and interact with stakeholders.

Dedication to sustainable impact

We pursue sustainable social impact through continuous innovation, individual empowerment, fiscal responsibility and accountability for performance.

Capacity Building

A comprehensive process for building and optimizing student-facing functions centered on continuous improvement.

Coaching Programs

Configurable programs to improve enrollment, completion and career readiness staffed by our professional teams and delivered via our adaptive coaching platform.

Consulting & Training

Project-based activities, including readiness assessments, strategic planning, program design, secret shopping, staff training, certification and more.


We enable our partner institutions to generate immediate impact while building their internal capabilities.


We collaborate with administrators and staff to assess the current situation. What's working well? What could be improved? What best practices arise from our collective experience?


We put in place coaching programs staffed by our professional teams to drive immediate impact, generate critical insights on the student experience and serve as a model for the institution’s internal efforts.


We work with each institution to develop and execute a plan for continuous improvement, building out the institution's capabilities and implementing organizational changes to better support students.


We support the institution in transitioning these programs in-house, providing the pedagogy, training and tools to operate more effectively. We also provide ongoing access to our infrastructure on an as-needed basis.

Do meaningful work in a supportive environment.

Help people transform their lives through education while enjoying a workplace that offers competitive compensation, flexibility and balance, vibrant work spaces and ongoing development and recognition.


The people. At least that’s the number one answer we hear from InsideTrack employees. We have a diverse, innovative and passionate workforce we continue to invest in, because we believe our people are our greatest asset.

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InsideTrack Chief Executive Officer Pete Wheelan
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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Portland, OR
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    I worked at InsideTrack full-time (More than 8 years)


    In short, a great place to do great work with great people. I loved my time with the company (nearly a decade) and grew immensely as a professional. A truly great collection of people. Highly flexible company that is dedicated to providing a good experience for its employees.


    Pay tends to be lower given the responsibility for the roles. Can be difficult to move-up given the talent of people in the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to hire great people and provide a great working experience.

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InsideTrack Interviews



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    Success Coach Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer


    Multiple steps including personality and basic skills testing, phone interview/s (live or automated), in person or in office interview/s including possibility of group interview/s or group interactions, manager interview possible, drug testing, background check, etc.

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InsideTrack Awards & Accolades

  • Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education, Fast Company, 2013

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