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Kaplan Reviews

Updated October 11, 2017
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Pros
  • Short Days, good work/life balance (in 22 reviews)

  • Work from home options in many departments (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • The biggest downside of Kaplan is that they do not have a good work/life balance (in 13 reviews)

  • Finally, the part time benefits are not good (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Flexible and Supportive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaplan full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, remote work environment, excellent people with shared mission to help students

    Cons

    No cons in my opinion


  2. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Awesome place to work at

    Cons

    I had no complaints working there

  3. "Pre-college test prep teacher/ tutor"

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    Current Employee - Pre-college Test Prep Teacher/Tutor
    Current Employee - Pre-college Test Prep Teacher/Tutor

    I have been working at Kaplan part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with! Everything is online, and it is set up well. If you like teaching and test prep material, you will really like it.

    Cons

    Depending on how far you are willing to travel, teaching assignments can be scarce. May not be an issue depending on what you are looking for. You can become involved with other projects and work at home sometimes.


  4. "Kaplan Student Concierge"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kaplan part-time

    Pros

    Great job that allows you to interact with students.

    Cons

    Some of the projects given are tedious


  5. "great place to work full time or part time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Kaplan part-time

    Pros

    -best training I have received
    -effective teaching methods, and clearly thoroughly tested
    -great management and support
    -great technology

    Cons

    -a lot of material to study and cover in short periods, but really just takes practice


  6. "Executive Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaplan full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Company, Excellent Vision, Freedom to Self Develop new ideas, Ability to Feel accomplished and apart of something special

    Cons

    Conference room bookings, Need more lunch selection in Kafe,


  7. "LSAT Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaplan part-time

    Pros

    Not micro-managed, great pay, excellent job to hold while a student

    Cons

    Can be difficult when you don't meet with managers face to face

    Advice to Management

    Incorporate more time for managers to check in with teachers

  8. "Teacher Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Kaplan part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The job gives you Flexible hours/ schedules . I love it.

    Cons

    I don't have any


  9. "Kaplan"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaplan full-time

    Pros

    Treat employees good. Team outings.

    Cons

    I can't think of anything.


  10. "Intern Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The culture is great. The dress code is casual.

    Cons

    There are few downsides to working for Kaplan.


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