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"Outside of Admissions, Not a Bad Place to Work"

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Former Employee - Admissions Operations Coordinator in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Admissions Operations Coordinator in San Diego, CA
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I worked at Ashford University full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Lots of training/professional development.
All kind of awesome benefits (gym, fitness classes, cafeteria, free school).
Young, lively company.
Some positions are really easy work.

Cons

Admissions is a completely different world with lots of pressure.
You may wonder if you're doing the right thing for the students.
Have to deal with morons/unethical people on a near daily basis.
University is not in a good place right now with WASC denial and lawsuits.

Other Employee Reviews for Ashford University

  1. "AU"

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    Current Employee - Military Admissions Counselor in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Military Admissions Counselor in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ashford University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to help educate

    Cons

    For profit says it all, there numbers driven

    Advice to Management

    Train and lead your subordinates


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    "Definitely not real college admissions"

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    Current Employee - Admissions Counselor in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Admissions Counselor in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ashford University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nothing. There wasn't anything positive about a company that pretends to be student or learning centered but in reality is nothing but a scam artist.

    Cons

    They lie and pretend that they function and act like a real, credible university. It's nothing but a telemarketer calling 1000 people a day and attempting to convince these individuals they need a "degree".

    Advice to Management

    You lost your accredidation, close up and stop embarassing yourself.

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