Varsity Tutors Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2020

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84%
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Varsity Tutors Founder and CEO Chuck Cohn
Chuck Cohn
416 Ratings
  1. "Low Pay"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Academic Tutor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Varsity Tutors part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They find clients for you and handle all the payments

    Cons

    They pay very little. Other tutoring companies can literally pay you triple for the same work

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  2. "Good company, but difficult mid-level management"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Varsity Tutors full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Ability to work from home -Supportive team environment -Getting to help families -Supportive team leaders for those in the training phase

    Cons

    -High pressure quotas -Mid-level management is very challenging to work with -It felt like a bait and switch based on what was told in interview vs reality -Schedules not conducive to work-life balance with a family -A lot of time spent leaving voicemail or getting yelled at by people that no longer want to be contacted

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  3. "Easy Sales Job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Varsity Tutors full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very easy sales job with good potential earnings

    Cons

    Great if you have the right manager

  4. "Decent part time job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Tutor in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Varsity Tutors part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Independence, sometimes good pay, flexibility

    Cons

    Can be super disorganized, online pay is way too low, company needs to invest in training

  5. "Review"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Private Tutor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Varsity Tutors full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Schedule Flexibility, good work-life balance, flexibility in courses taught

    Cons

    There is no growth in pay.

  6. "It's okay..."

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SAT Tutor in South Amboy, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Varsity Tutors part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Make your own schedule and take in as many or as few students as you want! Plenty of student opportunities!

    Cons

    No way to get a raise and no bonuses. Lack of appropriate material to teach students, and whatever they do have is very poor.

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  7. "Sales rep"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Varsity Tutors full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Used to have strong office moral

    Cons

    No consistency, no stability, lots of changes in management

  8. "Amazing company to work for!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Client Director in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Varsity Tutors full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I have worked for Varsity Tutors for five years. I have had the opportunity to move into different tiers of the company. The managers and teams are the best to work with. There is plenty of room for advancement within this company. I would recommend Varsity Tutors to anyone!!!

    Cons

    I honestly do not have any complaints with this company.

  9. "Love my job!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative (CSR) in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Varsity Tutors full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    technology, remote work ability, advancement

    Cons

    none that I can think of

  10. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Success Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Varsity Tutors full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team and super exciting to see all the new products being developed to help families in this tough time

    Cons

    Can be fast paced, but totally worth it

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