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Approach International Student Reviews

Updated Jul 3, 2018

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Michelle Fernandes
3 Ratings
  1. "Great Environment"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Approach International Student part-time

      Pros

      The people who work there are great! I had a great time teaching and working at Approach.

      Cons

      It can be a bit disorganized at times, but overall I loved it.

      Approach International Student2018-07-03
    • "Language School"

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      Former Employee - English Teacher 
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Approach International Student part-time

      Pros

      Warm, open environment. Hard-working office staff.

      Cons

      Long classroom hours, meager pay

      Approach International Student2018-05-12
    • "Exploitative from the Top to the Bottom"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Allston, MA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Approach International Student part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great students who work hard to make sacrifices to better their lives. Good health coverage for full time employees. Can help you springboard to a better language school.

      Cons

      Low pay for instructors. Hours can change erratically from month to month and can span anywhere between 8 am to 10 pm. Management is very disorganized, and judging by the Employee handbook that is by design. They have no intention of providing internal professional development or creating a cohesive and consistent approach to curriculum and instruction. Treatment of employees is often unethical and management offers...

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      Advice to Management

      Students at Approach are from particularly vulnerable social groups and deserve better. Cheap tuition is not an excuse for low quality and low ethical standards.

      Approach International Student2017-06-26
    • "Great company to work for!!"

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      Former Employee - ESL Speccialist in Boston, MA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I worked at Approach International Student full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      Family oriented, centered on students' needs, focused on improving and growing, dynamic.

      Cons

      We get too comfortable, so most employees have been here for a while!!

      Approach International Student2012-12-15
    • "Studnet"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in
      Recommends

      I have been working at Approach International Student

      Pros

      Very great atmostphere to work in

      Cons

      Poor slaray in compariosn to work done

      Advice to Management

      More specific guidelines

      Approach International Student2010-10-24
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