Education Management Corporation

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Where dreams go to do

Assistant Director of Admission (Current Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

ProsConvenient parking
Decent people to work with
Catered Lunches
Some managers are not micromanagers
wide breadth of programs to work wth

ConsYou are basically encouraged to defraud the federal government
You are encouraged to sell students on the programs whether or not the degree will actually help them
When I worked there, you were not rewarded or punished if the student didn't remain in the program after their first semester/class
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Leads were typically awful

Advice to Senior ManagementStop trying to sell education as a consumer product. Seeking a profit through education is unethical because you simply do not provide a decent transferable product

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Not a bad place to work

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation

    Pros: The people are generally very competent. Very young workforce - lots of nice eye candy walking around! (more than I can say for most… Cons: Chaotic. The business barely manages to stay ahead of issues and basically just keeps their heads above water most of them. Very reactionary. Fortunately, IT… Advice to Senior Management: Stop spending millions of dollars on projects that never seem to go anywhere.… More

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    EDMC was an overly micromanaged, unpleasant work environment.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Education Management Corporation

    Pros: good benefits, beginning salary was competitive Cons: no flexibility in work schedule. painfully micromanaged. Advice to Senior Management: show more flexibility to work shifts/hours No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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