College Pro Reviews

Updated Jul 28, 2020

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3.2
50%
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College Pro Owner April Broome (no image)
April Broome
39 Ratings
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  • "Not enough pay, ripped off franchisees with high royalties and bad culture(in 49 reviews)

  • "Long hours, tough customers, dangerous work(in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Great summer job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Painter in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at College Pro part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great summer job! Work outside with friends.

    Cons

    No work when it rains.

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  2. "good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Painter in Denver, CO

    I have been working at College Pro full-time

    Pros

    good management and pay is decent

    Cons

    bad on clothes and shoes


  3. "Good summer job"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Job Site Manager in Ames, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at College Pro part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Be outside Interact with homeowners Work with friends

    Cons

    Labor intensive Not the best communication between boss and JSMs

  4. "good comapny"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Franchise Owner in West Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    learned a lot. really good experience.

    Cons

    management can sometimes be stingy. royalty is crazy high.

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  5. "Good Time working with friends"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Job Site Manager 

    I worked at College Pro full-time

    Pros

    Very Flexible Scheduling Easy to get time off

    Cons

    Pay was not great at certain times

  6. "Overall good experience"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Franchise Ownver in Pullman, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning experience Great company culture Good resume builder

    Cons

    Highly stressful job Very time consuming

  7. "Ok company to work with"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Painter in Chicago, IL

    I worked at College Pro part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    My manager was a really cool guy. Would get us free food and drinks from time to time.

    Cons

    The hours were so bad. No organization.

  8. "Good Opportunity"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Franchise Owner 

    I have been working at College Pro full-time

    Pros

    Complete autonomy and great experience

    Cons

    Lots of hours and not a lot of reward

  9. "Responsible for all aspects of owning and operation a house painting franchise"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Franchise Owner in Bozeman, MT

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

    Pros

    Good money, great experience, personal growth, professional growth, good company culture

    Cons

    A lot of hours, high stress, upper management doesn't understand how much different owning a franchise in different "turfs" can be

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  10. "Horrible, scam, do not work here unless you want to waste a summer."

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Painter in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at College Pro full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    If you want to waste a summer you can work here.

    Cons

    Most things about the company.

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