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Everest College Reviews

Updated August 30, 2018
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Pros
  • "Helping people better themselves by starting a new career" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Good pay, Good co-workers, good benefits , good training, good support" (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management would change all of the time, so the direction of the company would change" (in 21 reviews)

  • "Long hours, and long commute for me, but not to much to complain about, its unfortunate that the issues could not be resolved" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Everest College full-time

    Pros

    Helping college students succeed.

    Cons

    When students drop from program.


  2. "Excellent experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Everest College full-time

    Pros

    Great group of people to work with and student body.

    Cons

    That they closed their doors.

  3. "A mess"

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    Current Employee - Admissions Representative in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Admissions Representative in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Everest College full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Amazing staff who cared to help students succeed.

    Cons

    Management used admissions staff to bend rules often

    Advice to Management

    Play by the rules


  4. "Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Pay is okay
    Students are fun to teach

    Cons

    Management wasn’t the greatest
    Gossip filled atmosphere

    Advice to Management

    Care about your employees and students


  5. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Everest College full-time

    Pros

    Flexible Scheduling, Management Support, Staff Relationships

    Cons

    No formal training
    Students with lack of skills
    Loe salaries


  6. "Accounts Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Everest College (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fair pay and excellent training, bonus and tuition program. fair division of responsibilities, unlike most vocational colleges

    Cons

    Everest college had to cater to high accreditation criteria and unfair stigma created by the shady competitor schools.

    Advice to Management

    Should have run background checks on management hired from outside.


  7. "Bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Everest College full-time

    Pros

    The company went bankrupt for good reason, but it was a corporate culture setting

    Cons

    The company was investigated for fraud

  8. "Education Position"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Everest College full-time

    Pros

    Great environment and culture.

    Cons

    Bad location for the target demographic.


  9. "Campus president"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Everest College full-time

    Pros

    Great People to work with

    Cons

    Bad Regional / Divisional Management

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Sad they went under"

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    Current Employee - Campus President in Santa Ana, CA
    Current Employee - Campus President in Santa Ana, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Everest College full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Highly committed staff. Very committed to students.

    Cons

    Excess pressure for numbers. Put more focus on students

    Advice to Management

    Don't let admissions run the show


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