Educational Testing Service Reviews

Updated Jun 11, 2021

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120 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work from home, limited supervision(in 198 reviews)

  • "Great work life balance, nice colleagues(in 54 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Minimum wage pay for raters with years experience(in 65 reviews)

  • "very tedious; no consistency with scoring leaders(in 52 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good company

      Mar 26, 2021 - Associate in Chicago, IL
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      Pros

      Some goods some bad like it always is

      Cons

      Nothing comes top of mind for me right now.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great company to work for!

      Jun 11, 2021 - Scoring Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work from home, make your own hours

      Cons

      Shifts can be cancelled, no set schedule

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Easy PT Job

      May 26, 2021 - Rater in Princeton, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy way to make extra part-time cash. It's work from home scoring of student' writing.

      Cons

      My pay rate has not increased since 2014.

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Cog in the Machine

      Jun 7, 2021 - GRE Rater 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Basically gig work that is dependent on the testing schedule for grad school admissions. Flexible schedule, independence, sometimes intellectually challenging material.

      Cons

      Declining working conditions, pay. Repetitious, dull. Little to no co-worker interaction.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place

      May 24, 2021 - Engineer 
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      Pros

      Lots of travel opportunities here

      Cons

      Heavy work load at the office

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good work environment

      May 18, 2021 - Computer Operator I in Ewing, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits & work life balance

      Cons

      Most jobs are shift work

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place

      May 19, 2021 - TOEFL Rater in Gatlinburg, TN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work from home. Easy to learn.

      Cons

      Covid wrecked the amount of work available.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      at home work

      May 16, 2021 - Scorer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible scheduling, no face to face contact

      Cons

      little communication from higher up supervisors.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good

      May 14, 2021 - Coordinator in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      caring, determination, challenging, fast, growth

      Cons

      quick approach, patching, less communication, independent

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Fantastic Company!

      Mar 29, 2021 - Assessment Specialist in Princeton, NJ
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      Pros

      Depending on the program you work for, you work with a lot of very smart and interesting people. You also learn a lot on the job. Also get to work on a lot of interesting material. Strong emphasis on work/life balance.

      Cons

      Work can get repetitive. Can get pulled into many different directions. Not very easy to move up /professional development can be slow.

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