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Current Employee - Account Manager
Current Employee - Account Manager

I have been working at Princeton Review full-time

Doesn't Recommend
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No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Working as account manager, I got to work with a levels of the organization at once as well as external stakeholders. Good opportunities for growth if you get in at the right time/place with the right manager. I saw someone go from an director of a local office to the regional vice president in the course of a few years. Depending on your role/manager, you can work from home.

Cons

Unless you have a manager who is going places, you probably aren't either. And if you happen to have a manager in poor favor with the higher-ups, good luck getting a raise or promotion.

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  1. Great job to do while going to school

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    Former Employee - MCAT Review Teacher in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - MCAT Review Teacher in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Princeton Review part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    - fun job
    - decent pay
    - easy to do part time
    - hours were flexible
    - students were great!

    Cons

    - only a minor con, but some prep was needed (but once you taught your first class there was much less to do for following classes)
    - not a reliable source of income as you were not guaranteed classes from year to year
    - company became disorganized when the Vancouver management was restructured and shifted to Toronto

    Advice to Management

    - For the majority of the time that I was working there there was a great manager who worked in our Vancouver office, but she was let go for company restructuring. She made working there a great experience. It became a little frustrating after that point as anyone that I could get assistance from was in Toronto. It was much easier to deal with day to day questions with someone face to face as opposed to talking to a person I have never met over email. It made the company seem uncaring and impersonal.


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    lot of work less pay

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    Current Employee - Educational Counselor in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Educational Counselor in New Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Princeton Review full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    experience doing different kinds of work

    Cons

    working for 2 different job profiles for the same salary


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