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Updated December 13, 2017
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Pros
  • I don't think you can have a better part-time job (in 34 reviews)

  • Flexible schedule, manageable material, lots of options (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • There are not enough opportunities to make it a full-time job as an instructor (in 20 reviews)

  • part time schedule only really allows for about 15 hours a week in a good week (in 19 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "LSAT Instructor"

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

    I worked at Princeton Review full-time

    Pros

    autonomy. motivated students. smart co-workers as measured by a standardized test

    Cons

    turnover in management. clunky documentation for time sheets

    Advice to Management

    stability


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Smart People, bad managment"

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

    I worked at Princeton Review full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Smart developers and creative teams

    Cons

    Some of the top management is disorganized, unfair, unclear directions, and some of the VPs are very arrogant making for a poisoned work environment.

  3. "Loved it"

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    Former Employee - Instructor
    Former Employee - Instructor

    I worked at Princeton Review part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, flexible hours, great people

    Cons

    disorganized management sometimes made it tough to deliver good service


  4. Helpful (1)

    "poor management and high turn over rate"

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    Former Employee - Former Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Former Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexibility of work schedule, nice coworkers, great location

    Cons

    terrible senior executives, don't know what they are doing. high turn over rate/layoffs recently

    Advice to Management

    get rid of the executives that not functioning, keep smart people


  5. "Low pay, poor management"

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

    I worked at Princeton Review full-time

    Pros

    If you're interested in the test prep industry and helping kids succeed, you might enjoy working here.

    Cons

    Terrible management at the time of employment, low budget that affected ability to operate effectively, poor staffing model, ineffective resources to provide adequate customer service

    Advice to Management

    Hire better managers; allocate more money to the budget to operate as a top tier test prep company; alert senior leaders to the ineffectiveness of regional managers.


  6. "Great Company"

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

    I have been working at Princeton Review full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and flexibility.

    Cons

    Nothing! It's a great place to work.


  7. "Very flexible hours for instructors, great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    As an instructor you can choose the class day/time that best fits your schedule. Rewarding and fun work!

    Cons

    Requires strong speaking/presenting skills. Must be patient with students that require more help.

  8. "good"

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

    Pros

    helping make an impact on people's lives

    Cons

    retail environment, heavy customer service

    Advice to Management

    tighter standards for leadership


  9. "Great place to work as a student!"

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    Former Employee - ACT/MCAT Verbal Instructor in Ann Arbor, MI
    Former Employee - ACT/MCAT Verbal Instructor in Ann Arbor, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Princeton Review (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ability to pick your own schedule, teach when and what you want, good pay.

    Cons

    None - I really enjoyed it!


  10. "Content Editor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Princeton Review full-time

    Pros

    The management was supportive and collaborative

    Cons

    Sales must have been slow for the school product because there was little workflow


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