Brightwood College Reviews

Updated Oct 2, 2020

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35 Ratings
Pros
  • "Family oriented environment , flexible schedule(in 4 reviews)

  • "At Brightwood College you work with great people and get to support deserving students everyday(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "The school closed down and didn’t give us proper information or warning(in 3 reviews)

  • "No raises in two years, 401K matches(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work..."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Admissions 

    I have been working at Brightwood College full-time

    Pros

    Our campus had a good team environment.

    Cons

    Cost of benefits was rather expensive.

  2. "Hard-working professional staff"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Adjunct Instructor 

    I worked at Brightwood College part-time

    Pros

    Competent, professionally trained colleagues and fellow employees

    Cons

    Not much full time opportunity


  3. "School was great"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Student 

    I worked at Brightwood College full-time

    Pros

    Great teachers, office support and job support

    Cons

    School ended up closing their doors

  4. "Unorganized"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Aid Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Brightwood College full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The benefits and PTO were okay

    Cons

    Unorganized and very pushy

  5. "Company Closed"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Admissions Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Brightwood College full-time

    Pros

    Fun learning experience and community events

    Cons

    Bad upper level management (CEO)

  6. "It was great while it lasted"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Admissions Representative in Towson, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brightwood College full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Met some amazing people that strives to make the school grow

    Cons

    The school closed down without any warning to staff faculty or students

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Greed"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Instructor in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brightwood College part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Working with other instructors in the entire school

    Cons

    CEO and management miss handled finance and given themselves bonuses rather than giving them to employees that actually runs the business.

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  8. "Mass College Closure"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Allied Health Program Director 
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brightwood College full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing family like atmosphere. We were an amazing team. Sad it all came to an end like it did.

    Cons

    Corporate management sunk 70+ campuses.

  9. "Awesome work Environment!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant Instructor in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Brightwood College full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Faculty, Advancement, Volunteering and Community growth.

    Cons

    Not enough time to assist the students.

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  10. "this was my school"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Brightwood College full-time

    Pros

    good school, good teachers, friendly staff, good food, great program

    Cons

    it closed, large, classrooms, no afternoon classes

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