Kaplan University

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Kaplan University Reviews

Updated October 7, 2014
Updated October 7, 2014
176 Reviews
2.9
176 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Pay is good and usually schedules floating holidays around major holidays to allow employees more time off (in 7 reviews)

  • Great training to keep skill set sharp, good benefits and great co-workers (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Overall atmosphere was high pressure sales to clients and representatives (in 5 reviews)

  • For some roles the work/life balance was weighing more on the work and less on the life (in 4 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT WORK

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Teacher/Tutor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Teacher/Tutor in New York, NY

    I worked at Kaplan University part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    You can do some of this work at any time, from your computer.

    Cons

    Can seem confusing and unnecessarily complicated. Too many websites. Good pay when your teaching but low pay for prep times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep It Simple, Someone

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Good job

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kaplan University

    Pros

    Hourly rate is OK. Good benefits, comprehensive training. Rewarding job

    Cons

    No commission, high stress.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

  3.  

    FA Student Services

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - FA Student Services in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - FA Student Services in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I worked at Kaplan University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Time off policies, great building and benefits

    Cons

    Poor management, poor advancement opportunities, and limited truth

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Admission Advisor

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Admissions Advisor in Plantation, FL
    Current Employee - Admissions Advisor in Plantation, FL

    I have been working at Kaplan University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great work environment. Team was always willing to help. Management is very hands on with employees.

    Cons

    no incentives. They make you work overtime . The training is very cult like and they try to brainwash you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to work and grow

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director of Admissions in Plantation, FL
    Current Employee - Director of Admissions in Plantation, FL

    I have been working at Kaplan University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    willing to help you grow and expand

    Cons

    at the moment changes can be disrupptive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    plan from the bottom up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    One of the Best...Somewhat

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Davenport, IA
    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Davenport, IA

    I have been working at Kaplan University as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Curriculum and training is outstanding.

    Cons

    Class offerings have come to a standstill for me, and was told it will not change anytime soon.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Kaplan Career Move

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director of Career Services in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Director of Career Services in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Kaplan University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, Continued Professional Development, and Excellent Employee Benefits

    Cons

    Lack of Diversity in Leadership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Diversity Training is in need

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    It's a great experience working as an intern at Kaplan, Inc.

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    Former Employee - Strategy Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Strategy Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Kaplan University as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good opportunity to learn and grow

    Cons

    Need more challenging tasks to do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Really great working environment

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Kaplan

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director of Admissions
    Former Employee - Director of Admissions

    I worked at Kaplan University full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, The people and relationships you build within the industry

    Cons

    The instability of the higher education for profit industry

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Admissions Rep

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kaplan University

    Pros

    GOOD Start Up OPPORTUNITY for a sales career

    Cons

    Lots of Changes, Lack of support at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate company opportunities better

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