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Updated January 14, 2019
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Pros
  • "I worked part time during the summer of 2017" (in 35 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, can choose when you'd like to work" (in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • "hard to balance full time and teaching responsibilities if you do choose to teach/tutor" (in 23 reviews)

  • "No benefits for part time employees" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Great if you can get hours"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Princeton Review part-time

    Pros

    Great Pay
    Paid Training
    Lots of variety

    Cons

    Hard to get hours
    Tedious paperwork at times

    Advice to Management

    Streamline processes, aggressively train instructors on new exams so they can work more, and that's it.


  2. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Princeton Review full-time

    Pros

    Coworkers were nice to work with

    Cons

    No training or development when starting

  3. "SAT Teacher"

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

    I worked at Princeton Review part-time

    Pros

    Good pay for a college student, paid training

    Cons

    Long commute to get to training


  4. "SAT tutor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SAT Tutor in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - SAT Tutor in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Princeton Review part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    co-workers great; great atmosphere; fullfilling

    Cons

    the availability of jobs is very limited


  5. "good job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    easy and fun work here

    Cons

    there are no cons here


  6. "Outreach Assistant part time"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Princeton Review part-time

    Pros

    Can stay longer at the job to get more work done for the day.
    Clean office, quiet workspace

    Cons

    Upper management
    Getting laid off without any notice
    No benefits for part time employees


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Enjoyed my time and my team"

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

    I worked at Princeton Review full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility of schedule, team I was on was amazing.

    Cons

    Low pay, was only given one day notice of layoff after company was bought out.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "An education company that shouldn't lose sight of what made them great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Princeton Review full-time

    Pros

    - Smart, creative, and passionate colleagues who genuinely care about student and teacher success.
    - Products that help students reach their dream schools.
    - Opportunities to get involved in regional and national projects.
    - Some flexibility to work remotely.
    - Great benefits and 401K.

    Cons

    - Constant change in ownership has caused instability and inconsistency in corporate vision and goals.
    - Recent lay offs negatively affecting company morale.
    - Compensation can be more competitive.

    Advice to Management

    - Create a better mentorship and management training in order to promote from within.
    - Better communication and transparency with your employees. Trust them, value them, and the company will be a success!
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  9. Helpful (2)

    "Bad Experience"

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    Former Employee - Marketing in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Marketing in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Princeton Review full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Worked with several talented people, good brand recognition

    Cons

    Short-sighted management, little strategic vision, poor relations with clients

    Advice to Management

    Get back to your basics. Don't focus on quarterly numbers, but long term vision


  10. Helpful (1)

    "SAT Tutor"

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    Former Employee - SAT Tutor
    Former Employee - SAT Tutor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Princeton Review part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Some flexibility, training, curriculum is solid

    Cons

    Not as flexible as it seems, hourly rate doesn't increase that much from teacher to private tutor.

    Advice to Management

    After a year or two, private tutor pay should have a scheduled increase.